Build and Analyze Retired

Build and Analyze

A weekly news and discussion show about the world of iPhone, iPad, iOS, and mobile web development.

Hosted by Marco Arment and Dan Benjamin.


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#18: Second Crack

March 28, 2011 at 1:00pm • 1 hour 32 minutes

Dan and Marco sell the audience on WWDC attendance, then discuss blogging systems, static vs. dynamic page rendering, and ideas for how a new static-page system might be designed.


#17: How To Boil Water

March 21, 2011 at 4:30pm • 1 hour 25 minutes

Marco Arment and Dan Benjamin discuss the pitfalls of PDF conversion, AT&T's purchase of T-Mobile US, the #dickbar, skeumorphic interface metaphors, and grinding coffee in static-prone dry air.


#16: Considerations

March 16, 2011 at 1:00pm • 1 hour 21 minutes

Marco Arment and Dan Benjamin discuss the Twitter Quick Bar fiasco, decision-making for the Instapaper 3.0 release, and differentiation from competitors.


#15: Technical Debt

March 9, 2011 at 1:00pm • 1 hour 30 minutes

Marco and Dan talk about the many choices relating to the forthcoming iPad 2, the concept of technical debt, and software piracy.


#14: The Tablet Grid

March 2, 2011 at 5:00pm • 1 hour 37 minutes

Marco and Dan talk about the newly announced iPad 2, Apple's competition and direction in the tablet space, multi-threading, and more.


#13: Thunderbolt!

February 23, 2011 at 5:00pm • 1 hour 20 minutes

Fresh from Webstock in New Zealand, Marco Arment returns to talk with Dan Benjamin about the recent In App Purchasing situation, the iPad 2, Light Peak (aka Thunderbolt) ports on the upcoming MacBooks, and more.


#12: Performance is a Feature

February 9, 2011 at 11:00am • 54 minutes

Dan and Marco revisit The Daily and discuss performance and responsiveness as a feature, the competing tablet landscape, the sales of the Verizon iPhone, and the worst instant-coffee product ever devised.


#11: The Mustache Guy

February 2, 2011 at 2:00pm • 1 hour 5 minutes

Dan and Marco discuss coffee, the weather, politics, religion, money, the launch of The Daily, and needing multiple devices for old-OS testing.


#10: A Dark Time for Coffee

January 27, 2011 at 3:00pm • 1 hour 1 minute

Marco Arment and Dan Benjamin discuss app store submission tips, realistic expectations for launch, a dark time in history for coffee, piracy, and more.


#9: Brew and Analyze

January 20, 2011 at 1:00pm • 42 minutes

Dan and Marco discuss programming languages and online resources for iOS developers, as well as coffee brewing techniques.