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Vic Hudson talks to other independent developers about bringing their apps from concept to product, and everything in between.

Vic Hudson talks to other independent developers about bringing their apps from concept to product, and everything in between.
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United States

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Vic Hudson talks to other independent developers about bringing their apps from concept to product, and everything in between.

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English


Episodes

Episode 14: HoursTracker With Carlos Ribas

4/16/2015
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Carlos Ribas joins me to discuss his app HoursTracker. We discuss hobbies turned pro, the fact that there is still success on the App Store, iOS widget security considerations,  Watch apps and more! Carlos Began Cutting His Coding Teeth Early, Then Moved On To Cutting Edge Online Retail & Day Trading Backend Systems. Carlos started programming in middle school in BASIC. He wanted to be a game developer, so he spent a lot of time learning about efficiency and low-level...

Duration:00:51:08

Episode 13: Wants And Needs With Marco Napoli

1/29/2015
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In App Story’s first ever Release Day Special, Marco Napoli joins me to talk about his brand new app Wants And Needs, an app dedicated to helping keep your life balanced and in perspective. We discuss the philosophy behind the app and go into some technical details of it’s implementation, as well as Marco’s thoughts on marketing and important strategies to succeed. After years in the enterprise sector, Marco was enchanted by the iPhone and shifted to mobile development. Marco is the...

Duration:00:41:17

Episode 12: Drafts With Greg Pierce

1/15/2015
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Greg Pierce joins me to talk about creating his app Drafts, iOS app extensibility and automation based on URL Schemes, creating the x-callback-url standard, and the future of iOS App and system extensibility. Greg Pierce has been a leader in pushing the boundaries of automation on iOS. Greg Pierce was naturally very computer savvy. He grew up in a home with computers always present. He was frequently the ”go to guy” when people had computer problems. He was also into desktop publishing...

Duration:00:43:39

Episode 11: Mingle With Sam Ghobril

12/11/2014
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19 year old self taught developer, Sam Ghobril, joins me to discuss creating his action based contact app Mingle, teaching himself to code and being the only coder he knew growing up around his home in Lebanon. A lucky break in a University CS contest showed Sam his true passion would be in mobile development. In a perfectly timed coincidence with the Hour of Code week, App Story is proud to bring you Sam Ghobril. Sam is a 19 year old, self taught, indie iOS developer in Beirut, Lebanon....

Duration:00:30:11

Episode 10: avTag With Simon Wolf

11/27/2014
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Simon Wolf joins me to talk about creating his media tagging and annotation app, avTag. We discuss major redesigns for iOS 7 and dip into marketing woes, and even do a little brainstorming regarding Simon's future plans for the app, and spinning it off to it's own company. Simon actually went indie by choosing to leave a job, rather than return to developing Windows software. Simon has been a software developer since 1994, but until 2008 he was developing Windows software. Around 2005,...

Duration:00:41:00

Episode 9: Stand Up! With Jim Biancolo

6/19/2014
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Jim Biancolo, half of Raised Square, joins me to talk about creating their first app, Stand Up!, a work break timer for reminding us all that we need to occasionally get up from the desk and move around. Raised Square was founded in 2014 by Mark and Jim, two guys who wanted a place to build things that they like to use. Mark, a self described Brit living in the USA, found computers so early in life he started on an Atari 800 XL. Later he went on to study them at University. He started...

Duration:00:35:21

Episode 8: Number Tap With Dean Murphy

6/5/2014
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Dean Murphy joins me to discuss creating math challenge game Number Tap. Relatively new to development, Dean used the Corona SDK to build the app and learn programming fundamentals. Dean is a hobbyist developer from the North-East of England with dreams of going pro one day. Dean is a hobbyist developer from the North-East of England. He's been learning to program in his spare time for a couple of years. Professionally, Dean does server support & administration in the public sector, but...

Duration:00:35:12

Episode 7: Sunlit With Manton Reece

5/22/2014
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Manton Reece, iOS, Mac & web developer, as well as co-host of popular indie developer podcast, Core Intuition, joins me to talk about developing his photo sharing app/service, Sunlit. Long time Mac, iOS & Web developer, Manton Reece is a man of many talents. Manton is a Mac, iOS, and web developer who has been building Mac software since the mid 90s. He works on e-textbook software for VitalSource, and also runs a little indie software company, Riverfold Software, with products like...

Duration:00:33:57

Episode 6: Simple In/Out With Bill Burgess & Brandon Medenwald

5/8/2014
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Bill Burgess & Brandon Medenwald, two of the original founders of Simply Made Apps, join me to talk about creating Simple In/Out, and launching their company from it. Bill & Brandon became friends on the golf course and discovered they had complimentary skill sets and a shared idea. Bill is a self taught iOS developer. He started toying with iOS development around the launch of iOS 3, and got serious with it when they had an idea for a service they wanted to create. Brandon comes from...

Duration:00:41:11

Episode 5: Dringend With Josh Garnham

4/24/2014
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Josh Garnham joins me to talk about his app Dringend. Dringend is an iOS development environment for the iPad, the lets you create, edit, build and run Xcode Projects right on your iPad. Josh started out as a Mac developer, but eventually found he preferred developing for iOS. Josh started to learn how to make Mac apps about 5 years ago from a simple book he quickly outgrew. He then continued by rolling up his sleeves and jumping right into the code, using StackOverflow as his go to...

Duration:00:27:17

Episode 4: Unread With Jared Sinclair

4/10/2014
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Jared Sinclair Joins me to discuss his wildly popular RSS client Unread. Unread is one of my favorite apps and having Jared on the show was a real pleasure. Jared Sinclair started learning app development while working as an ICU nurse. Jared is an independent iOS app designer and developer. He's made several apps, including RSS reader Unread, and popular App.net client Riposte. He started developing as a hobby while working as an ICU nurse, and made his first app called Pill Boxie, a...

Duration:00:43:03

Episode 3: Numerical With Andrew J Clark

3/27/2014
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Andrew J Clark joins me to discuss his utility app, Numerical. We talk marketing strategy and his new update bringing in the % key and "Magic Brackets". Numerical on the Very Tiny Machines WebsiteBe sure to checkout Andrew's Jazzy New Promo VideoAndrew on TwitterNumerical on TwitterVic on TwitterApp Story on TwitterSupport Andrew & the show by using this link to get Numerical on the App StoreSpecial Thanks to Lorenzo Guddemi for taking care of post production on this episode. Follow him...

Duration:00:30:00

Episode 2: Simbol With Amit Jain

3/16/2014
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Amit Jain joins me to talk about his productivity app, "Simbol". Simbol on the Cultured Pixel WebsiteAmit's BlogAmit on TwitterVic on TwitterApp Story on TwitterSupport Amit & the show by using this link to get Simbol on the App StoreSpecial Thanks to Lorenzo Guddemi for taking care of post production on this episode. Follow him on Twitter and let him know what you think. If you're an indie developer and you'd like to tell your app's story on the show, click here.

Duration:00:28:38

Episode 1: Triangulon With WeyHan Ng

2/26/2014
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Triangulon WeyHan Ng joins me to talk about his challenging iOS puzzle game "Triangulon". Triangulon on the Motileware websiteDemo VideoWeyan on twitterVic on TwitterApp Story on TwitterSupport WeyHan and the show by using this link to get Triangulon on the App Store

Duration:00:35:25

Coming Soon

2/5/2014
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My name is Vic Hudson and I'll be your host. I look forward to bringing you the exciting stories behind many apps made by independent developers. Join me, as we meet a new developer in each episode, and learn about how & why they decided to make their app, as well as sharing insights into some of the creative user experience and design decisions that played a role in shaping the apps. This podcast will be launching in February. In the mean time you can follow me on twitter for updates,...

Duration:00:00:19