The Apple development culture is very different from that of all other software programmers. The programming community cannot be sure why this is the case, but it seems that people who set out to be iOS app developers always seem to end up being uncooperative, unforgiving, unfriendly and unhelpful.
The programming community as a whole are the most helpful and cooperative people on the planet. People spend hours of their own time creating and improving open source code, just for the good of their fellow man. And, programming forums are chock full of expert programmers giving a helping hand to other programmers, who go on to spread what they have learned.
And yet, the Apple iOS programming forums are a shadow of other programming forums. People are snotty, mean, uncooperative and condescending. Continue reading “The iPhone App Development Process”