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iOS consultant, trainer and teacher. Writing about iOS development at http://t.co/WXu1hDT30t

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Notice how no article on how to be successful in the App Store ever gives you solid actionable advice. That's because nobody knows how to.
6/26
2015
Every time I see good quality apps on sale for 99c, I cry. We are the cause of our own problems.Now you can't display guns in screenshots. This is insanity: http://t.co/wC7lwQttt1
Retweeted by Matteo ManferdiniApple removes civil war video games that show the confederate flag from the App Store. That’ll certainly fix racism. http://t.co/aciLoXLIpS
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6/25
2015
Doing a Reddit AMA right now. Ask me anything! http://t.co/hDnMiVPuWJ
Retweeted by Matteo Manferdini@brennandunn The Apple podcast app does that. It's very basic though, so it depends on your needs.Awesome post by @MatManferdini on the stages of a view controller. Good guide to vc lifecycle http://t.co/aNg9kTeikE #ios
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6/24
2015
This week's post: "Apple's Indies," a look at the Swift affair and indie App developers: http://t.co/lVuQ59B0JW http://t.co/9AQg5tEjoh
Retweeted by Matteo ManferdiniThe common lifecycle of a view controller: http://t.co/Lclx9pyP5RApple "deeply cares about music", and will make sure artists/indies get paid. Apple's thoughts about app developers are apparently ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
Retweeted by Matteo ManferdiniTaylor Swift yells about getting paid for trials, and @cue responds in hours. App developers scream about sustainability for years, nada.
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6/23
2015
Apple has more cash reserves than all of these nations yet they want to use my work for free: USA #21 http://t.co/P47D1FI70p
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6/18
2015
Twitter's doing a good job learning about spamming from orgs like LinkedIn. I can't think of a more pointless email. http://t.co/VEaChat829
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6/17
2015
@eli_schiff hardly, when they can’t even put the blue balloon and its string on the same plane.@ratkins Maybe. I haven't watched them yet, but sometimes I feel WWDC sessions are not very beginner friendly.@ratkins That's Swift, not iOS. :) I'll add a note to make it clear.Should you care about all the new stuff Apple introduced at WWDC this year? http://t.co/ceVGUvcojz
6/15
2015
Great comment on DN http://t.co/IWEdp77ocz
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6/13
2015
Icon design http://t.co/P30XreobGc
Retweeted by Matteo ManferdiniApps are great, the future is apps, now how about making apps sustainable?
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6/9
2015
@ramit Self-care; I've learned that grinding myself down to a nub is not noble, it's just stupid and counter-productive.
Retweeted by Matteo ManferdiniA welcome change to App Store curation: http://t.co/UT6VSzYMnB
6/3
2015
@sla_shalafi Yes. An awesome pain in the ass.All I wish for WWDC is decent developer tools.@MatManferdini thanks for your excellent explanation about Auto Layout. Cheers man.
Retweeted by Matteo Manferdini@tiagocorrea thanks. I’m glad it helps.
6/1
2015
Your weekly reminder to never listen to Hacker News about marketing. Notice the pseudoscience comments about popups: https://t.co/Osvn0xNu7p
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5/31
2015
Hopefully it will be ready by next week.Working on a new module for my iOS Foundations course on view controller communication and complex app structures. http://t.co/CZlqTdyXGgAlan Dye was as responsible for the horror of iOS 7 as Jony Ive. This is not a time for celebration.
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5/27
2015
Whenever I see someone get concerned about design directions Apple starts to take I’m like did you just not know how to tweet two years ago?
Retweeted by Matteo Manferdini@mayooresan I will consider it.@MatManferdini Completed your course at http://t.co/S84oVNOd8L learned some awesome stuff. Why not open a forum for community? fb group?
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5/20
2015
Interesting article on how hostile Apple is to developers but nobody is able to criticize it: http://t.co/bXhKszMWLK
5/12
2015
It's interesting that many engineers believe learning programming should be mandatory...but not sales/mktg. Which is more useful in life?
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5/8
2015
Yes, I know sales makes you uncomfortable. You can bury your head in the sand & say "sales=scammy!" (e.g., engineers) or learn how it works
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5/7
2015
from a founder i really respect: "the hardest thing for me to learn was that the market does not care about effort or struggle, only output"
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5/5
2015
A bunch of freeloaders complain about price, developer lowers it, nobody buys. Hmm... (via @jippen) http://t.co/o52hl6apqe
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4/29
2015
Time to clean my desktop, and by clean my desktop I mean select everything and put it in a new folder never to be opened again.
Retweeted by Matteo Manferdini"Which products have the best landing pages?" See answers from Hacker News (https://t.co/sUWbnymbqz) vs my answer: http://t.co/eoo1bX4iOS
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4/27
2015
Everybody Talks About Technical Topics but not About the Frustrations of Learning iOS: http://t.co/nkLhOrfHRk
4/21
2015
It's great to receive these kind of messages: "I learned lots and lots from other developers, most I learned was from you, by the way."The course will go out only to my email list. Get on it here: http://t.co/DcNT1HJbB8I finally completed the first version of my iOS course. Here is a preview: http://t.co/ccnzF6ppj5
4/20
2015
Easy work: 1 blaming 2 judging 3 imitating 4 pretending 5 waiting Hard work: 1 learning 2 teaching 3 inspiring 4 improving 5 giving
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4/18
2015
The battle between iOS and Android has gotten a bit too far: http://t.co/33CPkU6PWe
4/17
2015
12. When Apple calls, standard advice: "they will feature you, help you with design & maybe buy you for big $! Take meeting!"
Retweeted by Matteo Manferdini11. When Google executives want to partner with your company, standard advice in Valley is "they will probably steal your biz & destroy you"
Retweeted by Matteo ManferdiniPeople are too eager to say "This legendary person had flaws!" instead of, "Wow, this flawed human being managed to do something legendary."
Retweeted by Matteo ManferdiniIt surprises me that a lot of entrepreneurs are savvy about their skills but "don't have time" for books/finances. @jessemecham #microconf
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4/15
2015
"It’s almost like we’ve created a culture where we’re judged on what you aspire to, not what you’ve accomplished." http://t.co/ZeFOs72s33
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4/14
2015
DATING TRUTHS: When someone says "I hate playing games," they might really mean it. Or they might really mean, "I'm bad at playing the game"
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4/13
2015
For April Fool’s I like to remind everyone that the coding effort expended on Google pranks would have kept Google Reader alive indefinitely
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4/3
2015
The women and men who wrote the nearly bug-free code that controlled a $4Bn space shuttle and the lives of astronauts worked 8am to 5pm.
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3/27
2015
“Waiting 10 years is not going to change your life, it’s only going to make you 10 years older.” @ramit
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3/25
2015
At the beginning of my development career, I struggled too: http://t.co/jo9ynCBUXU
3/24
2015
@jeffwatkins That’s why I decided not to follow up anymore. He is going to hate anyway, better not to waste time on it.I'm such a spammer: http://t.co/E3KBgpsB9p
3/22
2015
The Internet is awesome. A guy gets demoralized at the gym, posts on @reddit and @Schwarzenegger responds http://t.co/sa0bLhB7m5” cc @ramit
Retweeted by Matteo Manferdini"A goal is not always meant to be reached; it often serves simply as something to aim at." -- Bruce Lee
Retweeted by Matteo Manferdini@amyhoy How most software is born as well.
3/21
2015
It will take religions seeing what they have in common for the rest of us to see peace. #CharlieHebdo #JeSuisCharlie http://t.co/RQFlfRQm4u
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3/18
2015
10-“But Ramit, models are hard! I just used an online calculator!” Get a life. My future kids will model out their fucking lemonade stands
Retweeted by Matteo ManferdiniHN, Builder's Edition: http://t.co/PHkfHJCoSh
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3/16
2015
@trello @amyhoy this still does not fix the problem. With long columns I always forget where that option is.
3/15
2015
Geeks are not just unqualified to explain the new MacBook, they're anti-qualified.
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3/14
2015
@brennandunn Any plan to do a course on this in the future?really wealthy people don't have to do Life Math™ before they buy shit. which is foreign to all of the rest of us.
Retweeted by Matteo Manferdinisneering at what people spend their money on doesn't actually help anyone who doesn't have money to live on.
Retweeted by Matteo ManferdiniLove this Reddit thread where people who don't buy luxury goods...attempt to say why the Apple gold watch is stupid: http://t.co/c7NhsOnDOe
Retweeted by Matteo Manferdinithis is why Safari is so valuable - all these people "know" a $10k watch won't sell. they don't know crap http://t.co/J841cbatCq
Retweeted by Matteo Manferdiniapple does slow-mo research to analyze user problems and invents things. that's why they're better than everyone else at this shit.
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3/13
2015
How to structure the code of iOS apps: http://t.co/4vvsN0NSn4
3/10
2015
Are you in? Only 2 days left to register for the free mental toughness course I developed with a retired Navy SEAL. http://t.co/GnQnF04prw
Retweeted by Matteo ManferdiniI wish more nonprofits used true marketing to explode their impact. Unfortunately, almost 0 do. Like this: http://t.co/5GusrLRLlA
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3/8
2015
Every freelancer should try being a client, just once. You'll have so much more empathy when you see what it's like on the other side.
Retweeted by Matteo ManferdiniIf even Gruber, which has the exposure most devs don't have, needs to charge a sane price, we probably all should: http://t.co/Ebs0yTBo86
3/2
2015
If you are working in a Swift-ObjC project, you can add new functionality to existing classes by coding it in Swift extensions.
2/27
2015
The Internet has opened the doors to millions of brilliant writers. For example, https://t.co/BUiIIjIBhe
Retweeted by Matteo Manferdini@dcedrych never heard if anything like that.You can spend all your life hustling, but in the end, you only have one life. Work can wait, life doesn't. Make the best of it.
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2/20
2015
@dcedrych @ashfurrow from my experience they stop at the first.Too funny. Silicon Valley Hierarchy of Needs. http://t.co/MsyuhKpJdq
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2/19
2015
this fuckin guy http://t.co/b743dMRpyt
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2/16
2015
4 - This is called the Bike Shed effect: http://t.co/W3OXLR9IYa
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2/15
2015
Top article on HN, with 623 points ATM: guy complaining about Chrome going back to Firefox. They really upvote what matters.
2/13
2015
"What pay gap? Young women in New York earn more than male peers: study": http://t.co/uNrliBp2wM
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2/12
2015
That familiar feeling when you go over your old code and you think "WTF was I thinking when I wrote this?"New great stuff for Swift and Objective-C in Xcode 6.3: https://t.co/EWRPwWQQ4O (more in the release notes). What happened to 6.2 though?
2/10
2015
The new EU VAT rules are the most idiotic I have ever seen. Even if you try to comply, it's impossible: http://t.co/lIu4PtzyP8
2/8
2015
@dcedrych But my guesses are not reliable either.@dcedrych Yes. As it says, accuracy depends on the data. With the numbers on the Apple's page I would expect more than 8 days at the moment.@dcedrych Nope, this one, left side: https://t.co/MJJGOIFKct Those percentages are usually around 90%. It seems to be slower at the moment.Research on children raised without religion finds them unusually empathic, independent, tolerant, and moral: http://t.co/76ajvPyLJZ
Retweeted by Matteo Manferdini@dcedrych One week average. Apple has a page with the current wait time.
2/7
2015
Blog post about me turning down thousands of dollars: http://t.co/RRAdEXOJOR
Retweeted by Matteo ManferdiniGreat overview — The Concepts at the Foundation of any iOS App | Matteo Manferdini http://t.co/JJKZAjpK58 via @MatManferdini
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2/6
2015
the temptation is always to spend the most time on the people who will never benefit from it because they're loud & whiny. fts.
Retweeted by Matteo ManferdiniThis post on Swift optionals I wrote is so good that I keep referring to it whenever I have a doubt: http://t.co/58YuUSf40R
1/29
2015
"I'm all for gender freedom! BE FREE, DAMMIT! DO WHAT I TELL YOU! WHY DO YOU DO THIS TO ME?!" http://t.co/eW0VpL2gYm
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1/28
2015
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