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Spark Inspector

It’s difficult to describe Spark Inspector – it seems to work by magic. It is a real-time runtime debugger that gives you a clever 3D view of your app’s view hierarchy and allows you to change view properties at runtime. It can also monitor all NSNotifications being sent.

screenshot of Spark Inspector

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