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About the Show
From side-gigging to full time, both Daves explore their journeys in the world of independent iOS development
Episode 17: Exploring Search Ads
May 18th, 2017
37 mins 3 secs
app store, ios, search ads, xcode
This week, the two Dave's explore their recent experience with Search Ads and discuss possible new business models.
Episode 16: "The Last developer in the Room" With Special Guest Stephen Biggerstaff
May 11th, 2017
40 mins 19 secs
ci, continuous integration, indie, ios, objective c, swift, xcode, xcode server
A special episode where we are joined by Stephen Biggerstaff, a fellow iOS developer from Glasgow, Scotland. Our topics range from "becoming an iOS developer", to continuous integration and how that could be scaled down for indies.
Episode 15: Storyboarding vs Programmatic
May 4th, 2017
32 mins 25 secs
branding, development, indie, indiedev, ios, personal brand, programmatic, storyboarding, xcode, xib
Storyboarding vs programmatic, and how we manage presenting ourselves online
Episode 14: Stepping out of our comfort zones
April 27th, 2017
40 mins 59 secs
apple, developer, indie, ios, iphone, objective-c, swift, xcode
This week, we catch up on the iPhone 8 rumours and discuss stepping outside of our comfort zones.
Episode 13: Working hard
April 20th, 2017
contracting, development, door to door, indie, ios, leafleting, mac pro, working
Working for other people, starting a web consultancy, and shifting gears on indie projects, it's hard work right now for Dave Wood and Dave Nott...
Episode 12: I thought it was an April fools'
April 13th, 2017
48 mins 1 sec
apple, arm, desktop, hackintosh, intel, mac, mac pro, macos, modular, pro, updated mac pro, x86
News so good, we thought they were joking! Apple are making a new Mac Pro...
Episode 11: Vacation Time
April 6th, 2017
2 mins 15 secs
development, indie, ios, mac pro, vacations
A quick message, whilst we're on our vacations
Episode 10: iPhone Whatever / iPad SE
March 30th, 2017
43 mins 31 secs
announcement, apple, ios, ipad, ipad se, iphone, iphone x, mac pro cube, red
Apple's latest product announcements may say a lot about where the iOS and Mac eco-system is going.
Episode 9: The juggle is real
March 23rd, 2017
48 mins 16 secs
balancing, business, contracts, development, goals, indie, ios, juggling, life
Contracting, setting up shop, life goals and emigration... It's all go !
Episode 8: The future of computing...
March 16th, 2017 | 33 mins 18 secs
iPads and marketing: we discuss the iPad and it's place within our lives and development, and is marketing always the last thing for an indie to develop?
Episode 7: Am I a designer yet?
March 9th, 2017
30 mins 36 secs
apple, design, developer, indie, ios, mac, tech
This week we explore our processes for designing our apps, and (as a couple of nerdy devs) ask ourselves if we can be called 'designers'?
Episode 6: The balancing act
March 2nd, 2017
57 mins 24 secs
app store optimisation, balance, balancing act, burn out, dev, developer, development, iap, indie, ios, job, life, work
The push and pull of daily life vs indie development vs a day job can be tricky... We discuss tactics for managing the balancing act and navigating burn out
Episode 5: We don't need no education
February 23rd, 2017
45 mins 43 secs
2017, bsc, career, college, degree, development, headphones, higher education, indie, ios, noise cancelling, san jose, university, wwdc
Is a degree necessary for life as an iOS indie? We discuss the effect of higher education on our careers, and our progression in the world of indie development.
Episode 4: Back to the Mac (Part 2) ... ?
February 16th, 2017
29 mins 59 secs
app store, dev, development, indie, ios, mac, macos, trusted computing
A rumour presents a possible future for macOS. A loss of control for users and devs, or a brilliant potential for indie devs on the platform?
Episode 3: Leaving your jobby job
February 9th, 2017
51 mins 23 secs
amazon echo, app, apple music, development, gitlab, iap, indie, ios, jobby job, niche, outage, spotify, survey, video mixing
A bumper episode discussing data outages and mistakes, music subscriptions, surveying customers, and Dave N discusses leaving his jobby job!