Independence

Surviving in the muddy waters of the App Store as an indie isn’t easy.
Alice Zhao, Curtis Herbert and Daniel “Jelly” Farrelly explore what it means to
them, what they do to make it work, and how to claim your independence.

37: Evolution of an App

Published Tuesday, 9 October, 2018

0:00 Introduction
3:55 Is it good that software evolves over time?
9:55 How have your apps changed over time?
23:55 Do you prefer a light touch, or sweeping changes?
32:59 Do you have a process for handling the introduction of changes?
39:11 Wrap-up

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Software, unlike other products, tends to change and evolve over time: features are added and changed—sometimes removed—and the way an app looks when it first launches can be very different after a few years. Alice, Curtis and Jelly reflect on the changes they’ve made to their apps over time, and how they’ve tried to take their users along for the journey.

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