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

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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
amateurs work hard on something because they love it, the wise come to love something because they work hard on it
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1/26
2015
'Anyone Depressed About The World Needs To Look At These Charts' 25 charts from my project at http://t.co/mPyFHBxcjy http://t.co/t1U9cVbs2M
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1/24
2015
Got a discount from Booking for hotels in my girlfriend's city. I wonder where they got that info. Probably from the airline, Fly Pegasus.The flaw: treating customers like pests to "deal with" -- terribly poor psychology that will curb your growth. Reframe: LOVE your customers
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1/23
2015
If you want to learn iOS development but don't know where to start, I explain of what you need to know here: http://t.co/0axbPFRe7m
1/21
2015
professional people do a professional job, whether or not they're "passionate." passion is a crutch for ppl who otherwise do shit work.
Retweeted by Matteo ManferdiniIn general, be wary of people who want to collaborate--they are often trying to find someone who will do the heavy lifting for them.
Retweeted by Matteo ManferdiniThe Concepts at the Foundation of any iOS App: http://t.co/qKZYTXh7lW
1/20
2015
Stereotypes frequently exist for a reason. (Also, good illustration why you should read a wide range of papers.) http://t.co/SZuno1W9Nh
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1/19
2015
@ratkins With all those links you are assured people will sooner or later click on one and probably won't come back to read the rest.You might think you are helping your reader by giving him more info, but he probably does not want it. Also, you are showing him the door.This is what I meant in my previous tweet: http://t.co/SWhQkPKsdi (Not really an interesting article, but it shows the concept well)@dcedrych I mean something like this: http://t.co/RrtRCghJeq@ratkins That's not what I'm talking about. I mean articles like these one, with more than one link per paragraph: http://t.co/RrtRCghJeqWhy do people fill their blog posts with so many links to other sites? I find it hard to read and it's an invitation to leave your site.@dcedrych yes, I usually work with designers.
1/17
2015
The 5 Stages of Debugging via @get_cookie http://t.co/WmkJXVgtnA
Retweeted by Matteo Manferdini@dcedrych I don’t know much about that, sorry.
1/16
2015
@dcedrych Oh, yes, don't get me started on this. I had some code today that complied fine and didn't anymore when copied in another function@dcedrych Actually it was just assigning a closure to a variable. I haven't the exact code anymore, since I'm trying to appease the compilerThe wonderful errors of the Swift compiler. http://t.co/hzhkZ8tR0vGo home Xcode, you're–you know what? That's too easy. We need to talk Xcode. You have a problem. You need help. http://t.co/qnBgOYRQ6i
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1/15
2015
Remember #Muslims hate terrorism. They're between 82% - 97% of all its victims globally. FACT. See http://t.co/Pj2U6fdQRE #CharlieHebdo
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1/14
2015
@tommyjarnac Well, I still need to get there :pIt's great I can use a library somebody else wrote. But it uses a singleton and the callbacks are through NSNotifications, so I cringe a bit"if you want to change the world, start off by making your bed" -> a Navy SEAL core truth http://t.co/KhJSJPd5qX
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1/13
2015
@brennandunn 2015 ;)Nobody claims the KKK representative of christians, but why do people do that to muslims. http://t.co/qwBkwWwTVn
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1/12
2015
@sla_shalafi my superpower is to get extremely annoyed by crap. That's how I do it.@sla_shalafi Like, Smartfox?Back to work after vacation and already fighting with that piece of crap that is Xcode. Nice start of the year. Thanks, Apple.
1/9
2015
@amyhoy What about “Business, actually”?@amyhoy “I have been in business so long and still do not understand how to target different audiences”
1/8
2015
people earning $24k but who take regular vacations have higher well-being than $120k workaholics - http://t.co/2oeIC3nec4
Retweeted by Matteo Manferdini@matmanferdini has a great post on optionals we just added to the #swiftlang tutorial on @gothinkster http://t.co/npInMa5hED
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1/7
2014
"Don't build a better product, build better users." - Kathy Sierra (omg you are gonna fucking love her new book)
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12/31
2014
I hope Apple realizes how deeply their reputation has been damaged, in an alarmingly short time, by their rapid decline in software quality.
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12/30
2014
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