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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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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Source Control
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Tower

A very comprehensive Git client for Mac. Integrates nicely with lots of other apps and services and can also be controlled from the command line. […]

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Testing and Support
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HockeyApp

A paid alternative to TestFlight. Provides crash reporting, user feedback, ad hoc app distribution and app analytics. […]

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Testing and Support
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TestFlight

A free testing service for mobile developers, managers and testers. Includes over-the-air ad hoc app distribution, monitoring tester engagement, logging and crash reporting. […]

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Inspiration
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pttrns

A gallery of app screenshots showcasing design. Screenshots are categorised by screen type or app functionality (e.g. Maps, News, Search) and fully searchable. Includes a cool magnifying loupe to get a closeup look at those pixels. […]

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Typography
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iOS Fonts

A complete list of all the system fonts available on various versions of iOS (from iOS 4 to current). Includes search, preview and iPhone/iPad availability. […]

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