Waiting For Review

A fortnightly show between two iOS indie developers, David Gary Wood and Daniel Jilg

About the show

The show is a fortnightly catch up between David Gary Wood, and Daniel Jilg!

David is the longtime host of the show, an iOS development coach based in Wellington, New Zealand. His side project applications include GoVJ, and he is currently working on several small projects.

Daniel is an establish independent developer based in the south of Germany. He is the founder of: Telemetry Deck, "Lightweight Analytics That's Not Evil", an analytics service for apps that provides speedy and accurate analytics whilst keeping user's data private and anonymised.

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  • S3E41: Please turn me into a sticker 🏷️

    January 11th, 2024  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 6 mins

    Dave apologises profusely for last episodes's audio quality and his audio interface woes πŸ₯Ί
    Daniel is absorbed by Kerbal Space Program! πŸ›ΈπŸš€
    And we manage to talk about indie development somewhere in here πŸ˜€

  • S3E40: Hoist the Sales! ⛡️

    January 3rd, 2024  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 2 mins

    Dave has been adding nodes to his video engine. Daniel has been refocusing on sales rather than dev, trying to split his time and stay focused on what will fuel new business πŸ’ͺ

  • S3E39: Switching Hats 🎩

    December 29th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  52 mins 54 secs

    πŸ“£ TelemetryDeck has passed 3 Billion signals! Dave has added a recording node to his video pipeline! Join us, while we're Waiting For Review πŸš€

  • S3E38: An extruded Mac Mini 🏎️

    December 10th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  51 mins 11 secs

    Daniel has a new Desk!
    Dave has an extruded Mac mini!
    GoVJ has a node based development tool!
    TelemetryDeck has a new UI!

  • S3E37: A thorn in my data 🌡

    November 28th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 4 mins

    TelemetryDeck had a thorn in it's data... meanwhile Dave has been tweaking GoVJ's subscription pricing, and finding a great balance

  • S3E36: "Boy, I got vision..."

    October 31st, 2023  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 3 mins

    Dave's mic went caboom, and four letter words were said... and Daniel went to a second vision lab ! 😎

  • S3E35: Out of the non-dev cocoon πŸ¦‹

    October 9th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  51 mins 8 secs

    Dave is out of his non-dev cocoon, Daniel has been playing with advertising… join us while we’re Waiting for Review πŸ§‘β€πŸ’»

  • S3E34: "Gravelly Dan" 🀠

    September 6th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  48 mins 53 secs

    Dave is moving house... and suffering from side-project coding withdrawal 🫨

    Meanwhile, Daniel had a last minute trip to Munich to an Apple Vision Pro laboratory. Taking many types of transport, and arriving fashionably late, he tells us as much about it all as he possibly can 🀫

  • S3E33: Lego Apps 🧱

    August 8th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  52 mins 2 secs

    Dave is applying a modular approach, and breaking out common components in his apps into Swift Packages, a process he's describing as "Lego Apps".

    Daniel is hard at work on the TelemetryDeck's web sdk βš’οΈ and has started to advertise TelemetryDeck in places you may have seen πŸ‘€

  • S3E32: The AirPod Odyssey 🎧

    July 30th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 2 mins

    Daniel has the AirPods of Theseus, TelemetryDeck is gaining web analytics support... Then we discuss the iOS dev community online and recognising less famous devs

  • S3E31: MIDI! πŸŽΉπŸš€

    July 23rd, 2023  |  Season 3  |  54 mins 45 secs

    Reddit implosion (Goodbye Apollo 😒), Dave has shipped GoVJ's MIDI feature at long last... but had an issue with his CloudKit based remote config πŸ€¦β€β™‚οΈ

  • S3E30: The Tock after the Tick! πŸ’‘

    June 29th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  56 mins 25 secs

    We discuss the aftermath of WWDC, the Vision Pro (of course), telepresence in video calls via personas, and app tracking transparency. This episode is proudly sponsored by FeedbackBulb.com

  • S3E29: 'twas the week before DubDub πŸ₯½

    June 3rd, 2023  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 1 min

    Daniel has presented at AppDevCon in Amsterdam! Dave is knee deep in MIDI automation for GoVJ... and we're both hyped to see what's round the corner at WWDC

  • S3E28: It's been 8 years... why now!? 🎹 ⚑️

    May 15th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  51 mins 17 secs

    Dave is creating a Swift Package for mapping MIDI control signals and events, to blocks of application code... "TriggerKit".

    We get deep and meaningful on federated and open social media, and what it would be to be able to just speak to anyone no matter what platform they use.

  • S3E27: Launching Topiary 🌳 and AB Testing πŸ§ͺ

    May 6th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  49 mins 36 secs

    Dave has launched Topiary, and version 1.1 is on it's way with some extra features already πŸš€ Daniel has been hard at work laying the plumbing in TelemetryDeck for features like AB testing, and is nearly there

  • S3E26: Little green men, floating in space πŸš€πŸ‘½

    April 14th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  55 mins 21 secs
    deck, fediverse, funnels, kerbal, mastodon, program, space, telemetry, telemetrydeck, topiary

    Daniel's been playing the new Kerbal Space program, and launching new features for TelemetryDeck. Meanwhile Dave is bringing his first Fediverse app to completion, Topiary