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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  • S4E7: Distributing my hats ๐ŸŽฉ

    March 3rd, 2024  |  Season 4  |  47 mins 18 secs

    Daniel has been in server land, and has been wearing many hats. Dave has shipped a TestFlight build of GoVJ 3.0! โœˆ๏ธ

  • S4E6: Always two weeks away ๐Ÿ“†

    February 25th, 2024  |  Season 4  |  43 mins 43 secs

    Daniel has reworked TelemetryDeck's rights and permissions system, and is using parameterised tests to test the heck out of it! Dave reached out to his app's audience, even though he was a little afraid ๐Ÿ˜ณ

  • S4E5: Reaching your potentialโ€ฆ (customers) ! ๐Ÿค

    February 18th, 2024  |  Season 4  |  52 mins 20 secs

    We discuss balancing sales/marketing and development... and going where your customers are

  • S4E4: DMA-rama! ๐Ÿฆ™

    February 10th, 2024  |  Season 4  |  56 mins 41 secs

    We get into the nitty gritty of the DMA, alternative app stores, and what opportunities and impacts this might mean for the future of development on Apple Platforms!

  • S4E3: Weed-whacking that codebase ๐Ÿชš

    February 3rd, 2024  |  Season 4  |  55 mins 23 secs

    Daniel has finally found the root casue of his Thorny Data issues in TelemetryDeck's stack ๐Ÿ™Œ

    Dave is weed-whacking the codebase in GoVJ Original, ahead of getting into development of GoVJ Pro ...

  • S4E2: All The Formats!

    January 27th, 2024  |  Season 4  |  58 mins 56 secs

    Daniel has thorny data again, and we check back in on where the GoVJ Pro landing page has... landed ๐Ÿ›ฌ

  • S4E1: โ€œYou suddenly feel quite seenโ€ ๐ŸŽž๏ธ

    January 20th, 2024  |  Season 4  |  58 mins 31 secs

    Dave and Daniel discuss how to balance automated testing, and other good coding practices as an indie, when you're dev team of one...

  • S3E41: Please turn me into a sticker ๐Ÿท๏ธ

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

    Dave apologises profusely for last episodes's audio quality and his audio interface woes ๐Ÿฅบ
    Daniel is absorbed by Kerbal Space Program! ๐Ÿ›ธ๐Ÿš€
    And we manage to talk about indie development somewhere in here ๐Ÿ˜€

  • S3E40: Hoist the Sales! โ›ต๏ธ

    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 ๐Ÿ’ช

  • S3E39: Switching Hats ๐ŸŽฉ

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

    ๐Ÿ“ฃ TelemetryDeck has passed 3 Billion signals! Dave has added a recording node to his video pipeline! Join us, while we're Waiting For Review ๐Ÿš€

  • S3E38: An extruded Mac Mini ๐ŸŽ๏ธ

    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 ๐ŸŒต

    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 ! ๐Ÿ˜Ž

  • S3E35: Out of the non-dev cocoon ๐Ÿฆ‹

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

    Dave is out of his non-dev cocoon, Daniel has been playing with advertisingโ€ฆ join us while weโ€™re Waiting for Review ๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿ’ป

  • S3E34: "Gravelly Dan" ๐Ÿค 

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

    Dave is moving house... and suffering from side-project coding withdrawal ๐Ÿซจ

    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 ๐Ÿคซ

  • S3E33: Lego Apps ๐Ÿงฑ

    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 โš’๏ธ and has started to advertise TelemetryDeck in places you may have seen ๐Ÿ‘€