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 and a top-secret video orientated one ("Magnum")

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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  • S2E8 - Josh Holtz, Fastlane & Otter RSS

    March 4th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  46 mins 47 secs

    I invited Josh on the show to tell us all about how he became the superstar he is today. We dig into his progression from first PR to becoming lead maintainer of Fastlane. We talk RSS and Otters.

  • S2E7 - Bobby Bobak, Filtru

    February 8th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  33 mins 35 secs

    Bobby is the developer of Filtru, a brilliant coffee timer that helps people create their perfect brew. He's a self taught developer, with an extremely sharp design eye and background. His apps are joyful to use and pop when they're on screen. We catch up about how he learnt development, and how he built and launched Filtru.

  • S2E6 - Victor Marks, Fix your product fix your launch

    January 23rd, 2021  |  Season 2  |  49 mins 32 secs

    Victor is a product designer, blogger, and tech industry heavy weight. You may have read some of his many articles over at AppleInsider and Knapsack.news. Victor is full of insight on product development, marketing and launching, that every indie developer ought to hear!

  • S2E5 - Gary Ismay, Meandr

    January 9th, 2021  |  Season 2  |  29 mins 23 secs

    Gary is a seasoned software developer and veteran of tech. We talk about Gary's journey into iOS development, and his latest indie Application, Meandr, a beautiful app for mapping walks

  • S2E4 - James Thomson, PCalc

    December 26th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  42 mins

    I'm joined in this episode by James Thomson. James almost needs no introduction. He’s best known for being the developer of PCalc, the scientific calculator that you should be using for iOS and Mac.

  • S2E3 - Ben Guerrette, Pixite

    December 12th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  50 mins 38 secs

    Ben Guerrette is the creative director of Pixite. I thought I’d catch up with him today to find out more about what makes him and the company tick, and how Pixite has adapted to changing App Store conditions over the years

  • S2E2: Michael Tigas, Focused Work

    November 28th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 7 mins

    Michael is the creator of Focused Work, the iOS app that lets you stay productive. Michael has also journaled each day whilst developing Focused Work, and is blogging about his app development process.

  • S2E1: Daniel Jilg, Telemetry

    November 14th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  47 mins 29 secs

    An Interview with Daniel Jilg, a developer who is currently working on a brand new analytics service for iOS applications.Telemetry, lightweight analytics that's not evil!

  • 183: What's next for Waiting For Review?

    October 29th, 2020  |  2 mins 31 secs

    What's next for Waiting For Review ... ?

  • 182: Hitting the SwiftUI edge

    August 28th, 2020  |  31 mins 2 secs

    After some accidental headphone discussion, we catch up with how Dave Wood has been getting on with his SwiftUI journey

  • 181: Get on the list!

    August 21st, 2020  |  28 mins 49 secs

    We failed not to talk about Epic and Apple, the App Store, and many other things. Meanwhile, Dave Wood started a twitter thread for iOS indie apps and their developers

  • 180: All Alone

    August 14th, 2020  |  26 mins 39 secs

    Dave Wood is recovering well from his concussion, and making steady progress with the SwiftUI rebuild of his video mixing app.
    Meanwhile, Dave Nott is home alone, and considering leaving iOS for the world of video streaming, and online gaming.

  • 179: I Made An App

    August 7th, 2020  |  42 mins 46 secs

    This week, we think about PC vs Mac pricing, and how Apple remain relevant and appealing in the face of such incredible value from the PC market. Apple Silicon, and finally, Dave Nott built an app... !

  • 178: Just Enough To Be Dangerous

    July 31st, 2020  |  27 mins 11 secs

    Dave Nott can't enough of Big Sur (despite having installed it in the wrong way), and Dave Wood sets out on a big update to his app using SwiftUI

  • 177: A Blurry Line

    July 24th, 2020  |  30 mins 37 secs

    An eclectic episode this week as we discuss making an iCloud Drive based music player (and why it might not be a great idea!).

    This makes us wonder, when does a hobby become a business, and a business become a hobby? - it's a blurry line.

  • 176: Fool Me Once...

    July 17th, 2020  |  27 mins 45 secs

    This week we discuss platforms, and what makes one catch on, whilst others fail. We touch upon the issues certain apps have had with a certain SDK, and Dave Wood catches up with his SwiftUI app architecture