Build and Analyze

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

49 episodes of Build and Analyze since the first episode, which aired on November 18th, 2010.

  • Episode 108: 108: Succeeded

    December 17th, 2012  |  1 hr 35 mins

    Our series finale.

  • Episode 105: 105: Service Plans for Cables

    November 26th, 2012  |  1 hr 6 mins

    On this happy Cyber Monday, Dan and Marco discuss journalists mangling quotes, the decline of upgradeable hardware, how to tell if a price is negotiable, why many publications don't take full advantage of Newsstand, protecting assets inside app bundles, a

  • Episode 103: 103: Denial Haircut

    November 12th, 2012  |  1 hr 13 mins

    Dan and Marco discuss music under podcast ads, TextMate 2, pagination, "low-acid" coffee, baldness, and affiliate-marketing spam.

  • Episode 102: 102: My Quotes Are Curly And My Dashes Are Solid

    November 5th, 2012  |  1 hr 17 mins

    Dan and Marco discuss settings in the Settings app, full-screen modes, text adjustment options in Instapaper and The Magazine, choosing fonts for apps, building a custom CMS versus customizing an existing one, and more.

  • Episode 101: 101: Looting Siracusa County

    November 2nd, 2012  |  1 hr 39 secs

    Dan and Marco discuss "Superstorm" Sandy aftermath, Scott Forstall's forced exit from Apple, the iPad Mini and iPad "4", the Microsoft Surface and Windows RT, Disney's plans for Lucasfilm, and hosting servers in natural-disaster-prone datacenters.

  • Episode 99: 99: The Podcast

    October 15th, 2012  |  1 hr 30 mins

    Dan and Marco discuss Marco's new app, The Magazine.

  • Episode 98: 98: It's Part of Me Now

    October 8th, 2012  |  1 hr 22 mins

    Dan and Marco discuss non-U.S. universities on CVs, which old iOS devices to keep for testing, prototyping new ideas, why Marco's still not using storyboards, ARC, Core Data, or autolayout, and the boom of relevance and activity on

  • Episode 97: 97: Grapefruits Everywhere

    October 1st, 2012  |  1 hr 15 mins

    Dan and Marco discuss Nests, Mac App Store review times, iOS 6 upgrades, non-Retina support, managing servers for app back-ends, and whether perpetual app maintenance is necessary.

  • Episode 95: 95: This Unicorn Doesn't Support NFC

    September 20th, 2012  |  1 hr 25 mins

    Dan and Marco discuss iOS 6, adding iPhone 5 compatibility, the iPhone 5's name, unreasonable press reactions, Google's J2ObjC compiler, how easy it is to support VoiceOver, and why paid app-review priority upgrades would backfire.

  • Episode 91: 91: Quadrants

    August 20th, 2012  |  1 hr 25 mins

    Dan and Marco discuss Twitter's controversial API-policy changes, why they want (and need) to enforce them, their incentives and motivations, why this is different from the App Store, decentralized solutions, and worms.

  • Episode 85: 85: Rules of the Road

    July 9th, 2012  |  1 hr 38 mins

    Dan and Marco discuss corrupt App Store binaries, responding to customer reviews, advertisers paying more than customers, VC-funded startups' road to acquisition, the business culture of condescension and euphemisms, the security of hosting sensitive file

  • Episode 81: 81: The Beast Under My Desk

    June 12th, 2012  |  1 hr 6 mins

    Marco checks in from his hotel room at WWDC to talk with Dan about Apple's new hardware and software announcements.