David Smith is an independent iOS developer based in Herndon, VA. David began developing apps for the iOS App Store as soon as it was announced in 2008. In that time he has experienced all the ups-and-downs of running an independent app software company. Navigating the often challenging but rewarding realities that can entail. He is the developer of many apps including: Audiobooks, My Recipe Book, Check the Weather and Feed Wrangler. David also hosts a weekly podcast, Developing Perspective, focused on explaining the process of building and sustaining an independent software company.