How to get a clear succinct picture of these two popular actions.
Use pod install to install new pods in your project. Even if you already have a Podfile and ran pod install before; so even if you are just adding/removing pods to a project already using CocoaPods.
Use pod update [PODNAME] only when you want to update pods to a newer version.
Now, here’s the tricky part, if there’s an existing Podfile.lock that specifies the versions of all requested pods, there is no difference.Continue reading Cocoapods Pod install – Pod update differences