Episode 162: Double Down On That

Manton and Daniel talk about momentum in shipping software, and how arbitrary deadlines, lucky breaks, and the presence of new system features can all get the movement going again. They also revisit Apple’s app review stance in the wake of PCalc’s recent short-lived rejection.

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  • Black Ink – Daniel’s Mac-based crossword solving app.
  • Timed Releases – Facebook’s announcement that it would release an update every month.
  • “Just 1068 Days” – Gus Mueller’s classic post about going indie.
  • Long and Winding Road – Paul Kim of Noodlesoft on his route to indie success.
  • Luck Being Indie – Manton’s short post about taking advantage of opportunities.
  • FastScripts – Daniel’s relatively un-profitable script utility that nonetheless had a big windfall.
  • Tweet Library – Manton’s Twitter client for iOS.
  • Tweet Marker – Manton’s infrastructural place-saving service for Twitter.
  • PCalc – Long-lived, well regarded calculator app for iOS and Mac.
  • No Longer Rejecting – Good news from TechCrunch for James Thomson, developer of PCalc.

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November 8, 2014 at 7:18 am.