A list of iOS development podcasts, September 2016 edition


For those of you looking for podcasts on iOS development, here’s a list of podcasts that were active at the time of writing. If I’ve missed any, please drop me a line or let me know in the comments, and I’ll update the list!

Podcast Description Number of episodes at the time of writing
The App Guy Podcast Paul Kemp’s long-running interview podcast featuring app developers and app development authors. 485
AppMasters App entrepreneur Steve Young’s podcast, which he started so he could interview app creators he admired. Each podcast is an interview with an app developer. 471
Build Phase A weekly podcast hosted by iOS developers Mark Adams, Jack Nutting, and Gordon Fontenot. 102
Concepts in Code Hank Turowski and BJ Miller discuss best practices for iOS programming and programming in general. 16
Core Intuition A long-running indie software developer podcast covering iOS, MacOS and other Apple technologies hosted by Daniel Jalkut and Manton Reece, who’ve developed a comfortable, conversation podcasting style and rhythm over their long history together. 247
iOS Bytes A podcast with bite-sized episodes (each one about 5 minutes long) covering the latest iOS news. Of all the podcasts in this list, this one may be on hiatus or cancelled — the most recent episode was posted on June 16, 2016. It’s hosted by Zach Cowart and John Friskics. 119
iOhYes Darryl Thomas’ and John Sextro’s podcast, featuring “news, tips, and rants for professional iOS/Mac developers, with something for enterprise and indie developers alike”. 117
iPhreaks A group discussion podcast featuring a varying panel that discusses iOS development, related technologies, Apple, tools, practices, and code. 167
More Than Just Code A mix of current issues, news, notes, and tech tips discussed by Aaron VeghJaime LopezMark Rubin, and Tim Mitra (and sometimes Greg Heo and Tammy Coron). Their podcasts are pretty freewheeling and go through many topics; episodes are typically at least an hour long. 106 Podcast The podcast of the leading iOS (and expanding to other platforms) tutorial site, hosted by Mic Pringle and Jake Gundersen. In the current format, the podcast covers two topics per episode, with 20 minutes devoted to each topic. 59
Release Notes Joe Cieplinski and Charles Perry‘s podcast about the business of independent iOS and MacOS development. They cover “nspiration, design, trends, and tools — everything but the code”, and “topics for the new or curious independent developer looking to make his or her way in the iOS and Mac ecosystem”. 172
Under the Radar Full-time independent iOS developers David Smith (Activity++, Pedometer++, Sleep++ and more) and Marco Arment (Overcast for iOS, Quitter for MacOS) pick a topic about some aspect of indie app development and have a back-and-forth conversation about it. Each episode never goes longer than 30 minutes. 42

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