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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#8: Code Liability

January 12, 2011 at 4:00PM • 1 hour 11 minutes

Marco Arment and Dan Benjamin overview the Verizon iPhone, and discuss using code frameworks, the concept of Not Invented Here, and more.


#7: A New Marketplace

January 6, 2011 at 3:00PM • 56 minutes

Marco Arment and Dan Benjamin talk in-depth about the brand new Mac OS X App Store, and the implications of this new marketplace on the future of the Mac ecosystem.


#6: Cycles of Motivation

December 23, 2010 at 9:00AM • 52 minutes

Dan and Marco discuss adopting the userbase's de facto use-cases in your products, the downsides of open-floor-plan offices, and the cycles of motivation and productivity that many creative professionals face throughout the day.


#5: Pain Points

December 17, 2010 at 8:00AM • 1 hour 6 minutes

Marco Arment and Dan Benjamin discuss app dev pain points, discuss sabotaging yourself, ads in apps, free and paid app versions, updates that make your app worse, outsourcing support, mis-positioning your app, changing course, and the "Pirates of Silicon Valley".


#4: Constructive Criticism, not Aggressive

December 9, 2010 at 1:00PM • 40 minutes

Marco Arment and Dan Benjamin discuss promo codes, the difficulty of blogging about technical topics, and the depth and quality of development frameworks.


#3: Fight Club Rules

December 2, 2010 at 2:00PM • 44 minutes

Marco Arment and Dan Benjamin discuss Apple's marketing requirements for apps, disarming angry customers with human responses, and what to do if you accidentally ship a fatal bug in an App Store app.


#2: The App Store

November 18, 2010 at 12:40PM • 58 minutes

Marco Arment and Dan Benjamin discuss the App Store, licensing, public and private APIs, app management, uninstallations, and more.


#1: Update All

November 11, 2010 at 1:15PM • 36 minutes

Marco Arment and Dan Benjamin discuss the impending iOS release, multitasking in iOS, Verizon vs. AT&T, Mifi vs. iPad 3G, and more.