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SimPholders

A small and simple menu bar app for getting fast access to your iPhone Simulator apps. SimPholders provides options to open folders in Finder, reset library and documents, and delete the selected apps. The menu shows recently changed apps and displays the app icon, name, bundle identifer, version number and bundle size. […]

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CocoaDeveloper Quicklook Plugin

A Quicklook Plugin for previewing application and provision information. It displays app and provision information for ipa, iOS mobileprovision and OSX provisionprofile files including app icon, name, version, bundle identifier and device names from the Developer Portal. Simple but very useful. […]

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iOS App Release Checklist

A very thorough pre-flight checklist for submitting an app to the App Store compiled by Dave Addey. It covers feature testing, device coverage, network conditions and locale settings. You can download the checklist as a Pages document or a PDF, but there is also a copy in a GitHub repo that’s accepting contributions. […]

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Sim Deploy

A useful little Mac utility that deploys builds to the simulator. It’s helpful when trying to deploy simulator builds to non-techie people as it is just drag and drop. You can also install builds from remote URLs using the custom URL scheme and it integrates with your continuous integration strategy as well. […]

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iOS Support Matrix

The definitive iOS version/device matrix chart. It includes all the data you need including hardware specs, minimum and maximum supported iOS versions, retina display support and even Geek Bench ratings. Very handy! […]

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Deploymate

A really useful Mac app that helps you identify unavailable, deprecated and obsolete API usage in your Xcode projects. Helped me spot crashing bugs on several occasions. […]

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Slender

A Mac app that scans your Xcode projects to find unused resources with the goal of reducing the size of your app. Also finds other problems such as missing @2x images and duplications. […]

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