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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  • 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

  • S3E25: Funnels all the way down πŸ”

    March 23rd, 2023  |  Season 3  |  51 mins 2 secs

    Daniel has delivered funnels into TelemetryDeck and tells all about it's launch on product hunt. Dave waxes lyrical about TootSDK and community contributions 🀝

  • S3E24: The Superhero Maker Show πŸ¦Έβ€β™€οΈ

    February 26th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  58 mins 55 secs

    ChatGPT has made an entire backstory, podcast, and persona for Dave. David Gary Wood is a self-help Guru, podcaster, and author, who has written the book "Get Re-Inspired: Embrace your inner superhero". Meanwhile Daniel has been building funnels πŸ“£ for TelemetryDeck!

  • S3E23: TootSDK is released! πŸ“£

    February 14th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  54 mins 55 secs
    dev, development, dot, fediverse, gaming, geforce, indie, ios, mastodon, mice, now, pleroma, sdk, shadow, shadow.tech, streaming, swift, tech, toot, tootsdk

    Daniel asks Dave all about the release of TootSDK, the iOS framework for Mastodon and the Fediverse. We get into all the details of the SDK and its launch. In the second half of the show, we talk about online gaming and streaming gaming services!