Good words of Orta on Cocoapods haters.

  • Don't like sharing code? Great
  • Telling other people they're idiots for doing so? Not great.
  • Telling people they're idiots for using other people's code? You need an attitude re-adjustment, and people should stand up to that.

For me it's not just about the tool, it's not about the dependency manager. It's about the community that they created around open source on iOS. Nowadays nobody seems to remember how it was at the beginning, we have to thank a lot of things to this guys.