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Reveal

A powerful runtime inspector for view debugging iOS apps. Reveal gives you 2D and 3D visualisations of your view hierarchy and allows you to change view properties at runtime on the fly to see the effect immediately. Reveal 2 has recently been released with many new features including the ability to debug applications running on devices connected by USB, making inspection easier and more reliable; support for inspecting App Extensions such as messages, notification, keyboard and widget extensions; filtering of views and constraints by name and memory address; and an all-new design.

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