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StackShare

A site where you can discover the tech stacks behind some of the world’s best software companies such as Twitter, Facebook and Dropbox. StackShare lets you see which tools and services they use, and how they’re using them. If you need to set up a backend service to support your iOS app but don’t know what tools to use, StackShare is the best place to start. Once you’re happy with the tools and services you’ve chosen, you can share your stack for other developers to discuss and vote on.

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