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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Debugging
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BugSense

Cross platform crash reporting service that supports Android, Windows Phone/Windows 8, HTML 5 and, of course, iOS. It provides real-time crash analytics and app quality data that you can use to keep your customers happy. […]

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Design
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AppCooker

A handy iPad app which allows you to quickly mockup app concepts and export to various formats. Also includes a useful iOS pricing tool and an App Store assistant. […]

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Images and Icons
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Slicy

A clever tool for Mac that slices up your PSDs based on layer groups. It will automatically cut up your PSD elements as assets for your app. It will even create retina graphics if you append your layer group name with “[email protected]”. […]

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Source Control
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Bitbucket

Git and Mercurial repository hosting. Doesn’t quite have the community of GitHub but as private repositories are free for up to 5 users, it is a great alternative for small teams. This website lives there! […]

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Databases
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Base

Another good SQLite client for Mac that lets you create, design, edit and browse SQLite 3 database files. Also includes data filtering, data import and export, and SQL autocompletion. […]

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Design
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Briefs

A feature-packed Mac app for creating mobile app prototypes and demos. It allows you to combine images and interaction across multiple screens to articulate the essential function of an app. […]

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Documentation
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Dash

An API Documentation Browser and Code Snippet Manager for Mac. You can search offline documentation for over 80 APIs including iOS, of course. You can also create your own documentation sets and it integrates with lots of plugins and resources. […]

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Images and Icons
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ResourceHelper

A Mac app for managing all your app images. It keeps track of missing retina/non-retina images, provides image validation and creates copy-paste ready code for Xcode. […]

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