I wanted to rant about adding how adding third-party frameworks to our code has become the default and how bad that is and how we’re all going to have to deal with broken code…but I found a more productive way to communicate the same thing.

I've been feeling this same way for a while now. While CocoaPods and Carthage certainly aim to make our lives easier, I'm finding myself trying to integrate third-party code into my projects as little as possible.

However, there are times that the saner approach is just to do pod install. Here are some tips to help you decide wether doing that is worth it or not.