1. Episode #86
  2. Apr 4, 2021
  3. 43m
  4. 43m

Third-Party APIs with Christian Selig

Third-Party APIs with Christian Selig

In this episode, Leo chats with Christian Selig creator of Apollo about his process and the challenges with developing an app based around a third-party API like Reddit... also we talk about 🥫 spaghetti sauce🍝 and new Coke🥤
  1. 43m podcast at transistor.fm
  2. 43m video at youtube.com


Youtube Video - https://youtu.be/rhVazmvPTYo

Related Episodes


The tools you need to monitor, optimize, and get more downloads.

There's a lot of demand for apps right now, so it's a really great time to give it a try. It's easier than you think.
The guys who run it are indie devs who had a need and created a tool. 11 years later, it's an all-in-one platform for developers who want to get more downloads and make more money with their apps.

The folks at Appfigures have easy step-by-step guides and intuitive tools to do that, which many indie developers are using to get more downloads:

Also check out our episode with CEO Ariel Michaeli:

Try Appfigures for free, and if you like it use the special link to get 30% off for the next 3 months:


Using RevenueCat to power your in-app purchase infrastructure solves:

  • For edge cases you don’t even know you have
  • Protects from outages your team hasn’t seen yet
  • Saves you time on future maintenance 
  • As well as new features released by the app stores
  • Empowers your marketing teams with clean, reliable IAP data

All that to say, RevenueCat handles all the headaches of in-app purchases so you can get back to building your app. Try RevenueCat today at revenuecat.com.

How building around Reddit works?

  • Why Reddit is easier than Twitter?
  • How the variety in apps helps the experience?
  • Simplicity and Native Features
  • Dealing with Walled Gardens like Reddit Chat

How Apollo works?

  • How Server-Side Push Notifications
  • Dealing with Imgur
  • Whether to use third-party library
  • Finding great beta users
  • Testing Accessibility 
  • UI Design notes
  • Building Widgets with SwiftUI
  • Finding a user community
  • Designing great gestures

Social Media

GitHub - @brightdigit

BrightDigit - @brightdigit

Leo - @leogdion

Leo - /u/leogdion



Instagram - @brightdigit


Music from https://filmmusic.io
"Blippy Trance" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★