iOS Dev Tools

The greatest iOS development tools, including websites, desktop and mobile apps, and back-end services. Updated daily by Max Ott.

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Images and Icons
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Resizer

Previously called Unretina / Unretiner, Resizer is a really simple free Mac app for resizing @2x or -hd images. […]

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Learning
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NSHipster

A weekly journal, by Mattt Thompson, of the overlooked bits in Objective-C and Cocoa. This is one of the best iOS development blogs on the internet. If you’re not reading it you are doing yourself a disservice. […]

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Learning
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NSScreencast

Weekly bite-sized screencasts on iOS development. A new video is published each week covering a new topic. There are some free videos in the catalog, but the majority of them are for subscribers only. […]

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Learning
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objc.io

A periodical about best practices and advanced techniques in Objective-C. objc.io is published once a month and each issue of has a focus on one particular subject, with multiple articles covering different aspects of that topic. […]

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Networking and APIs
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Fetcher

A Mac HTTP Client that supports every HTTP Request method with custom parameters, custom body and custom headers. Useful for testing APIs and feeds you use in your app. […]

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Xcode Extensions
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Alcatraz

A an open-source package manager for Xcode. It lets you discover and install plugins, templates and colour schemes without the need for manually cloning or copying files. […]

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Source Control
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DiffMerge

A free diff/merge tool for Mac, Windows and Linux to visually compare and merge files. No frills, but does the job well. […]

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Source Control
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GitX

A free git GUI made for Mac. No frills but a great free alternative to some of the more expensive git clients. […]

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Source Control
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Kaleidoscope

More than just your average diff/merge tool, Kaleidoscope is a really advanced comparison app that can spot the differences in text, images, and folders. You can also easily integrate it into your workflow as it supports Git, SVN, Mercurial, Bazaar, Perforce and more. […]

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