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New Swrve

Swrve is an integrated mobile marketing automation platform supporting every aspect of mobile engagement, retention and monetization, including in-app messages, […]

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Vibes

Vibes is the leading mobile marketing solution, with over 15 years of experience helping brands build mobile marketing relationships. […]

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Braze

Braze is an engagement platform that empowers growth by helping marketing teams to build customer loyalty through mobile, omni channel […]

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Accengage

Broadcast targeted, personalized and automated Push Notifications to boost the engagement, retention and conversion of your app users and website […]

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YYDebugDatabase

A tool to remotely debug databases from inside your iOS app running on your iPhone via a web browser. YYDebugDatabase allows you to view and edit databases directly in your browser including letting you query, update, insert, and delete data directly. You can also download a complete database for debugging on your Mac. It only takes a couple of lines to integrate and is supported in Firefox, Safari, and Chrome. It also gives you convenient access to a few other bits of useful information including bundle identifier, document path, cache path, and data saved in User Defaults. […]

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Realm Browser

An on-device debugging framework for introspecting local Realm files. Realm Browser for iOS is an unofficial debugging framework for apps that implement Realm. It uses the Objective-C dynamic runtime to monitor an app’s interaction with Realm, and then allows developers to present a UI dialogue displaying the contents of any Realm files in the app. By embedding Realm Browser in the debug builds of your apps, you can get a useful look at contents of your Realm file to make sure data is getting saved correctly, while away from your Mac. […]

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simMagnifier

A mac app that gives you easy access to the latest run apps on your iOS Simulators. simMagnifier lets you explore Core Data content in the Simulator’s Documents folders and will try to detect your Core Data configuration automatically. Once loaded you can add new instances, delete or edit current ones, filter entities, explore relationships, and execute fetch requests. It also gives you quick access to important Simulator folders, like Documents, Application Support, App Bundle, and more, and you can check data stored in NSUserDefaults. […]

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Navicat

A set of database administration tools for most popular databases including SQLite making it a great tool for databases on iOS. Navicat offers general database functions like editing/designing tables, data entry, SQL dumping, and creating/editing users, as well as other useful features such as the Import/Export Wizard, Report Builder, Data Modelling, Query Builder, Code Completion, Data/Structure Synchronisation, Batch Job Scheduler, HTTP/SSH Tunnel Connection, File Backup, and more. Each version if available to buy for one price with a 14 day free trial. […]

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SQLite+

An SQLite database management app for OS X. SQLite+ is a fully featured app that lets you import, export, browse, edit and administer multiple SQLite databases. It can create new databases and tables by analysing Objective C class properties or parse JSON fields as table columns. Once you’ve created your database it can auto-generate Objective-C model classes for the popular FMDB. You can also use SQLite+ to inspect SQLite data on any running iOS or OS X app in real-time using the drop-in Probe library. […]

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Ensembles

An Objective-C framework that brings reliable sync to Core Data. Ensembles uses peer-to-peer sync so there is no need for server-side development and it’s backend agnostic so can be used with iCloud and Dropbox out of the box or extended to support any service capable of storing files. Ensembles is available as a free open source framework under a MIT licence (version 1.x) or you can get the paid version (2.0) which includes big reductions in memory usage and cloud storage and CloudKit support. […]

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