CocoaPods is Now Primary Channel to Acquire Google SDKs for iOS

Posted 6/1/2015 3:01:05 PM by RICHARD HARRIS, Executive Editor

CocoaPods is Now Primary Channel to Acquire Google SDKs for iOS
Google has announced that CocoaPods will now be the primary channel to acquire Google SDKs for iOS. CocoaPods is a free dependency manager for iOS that simplifies the process of importing libraries and frameworks into Xcode as well as helping manage dependencies between Google various libraries.

With the announcement, some of Google’s key libraries, like Google Cloud Messaging and the Google Maps SDK for iOS can now be found on the public CocoaPods service. And as new iOS SDKs are announced, they will be packaged and documented as Pods and published on

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About the author: RICHARD HARRIS, Executive Editor

As the Publisher and Editor for App Developer Magazine, Richard has several industry recognitions and endorsements from tech companies such as Microsoft, Apple and Google for accomplishments in the mobile market. He was part of the early Google AFMA program, and also involved in the foundation of Google TV. He has been developing for mobile since 2003 and serves as CEO of Moonbeam Development, a mobile app company with 200 published titles in various markets throughout the world. Richard is also the founder of LunarAds, a mobile cross-promotion and self-serv mediation network for developers. He has been a featured presenter at trade-shows and conferences, and stays active with new projects relating to mobile development.

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