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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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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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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Lightweight mobile crash reporting tool. Includes a Mac menu bar app the makes integrating the framework and monitoring crashes really easy. Crash reports can be viewed on the website and include full stack trace and device stats. […]

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Skala Preview

A Mac app with companion iOS app that sends lossless, colour accurate image previews to any iOS or Android device. Images are sent in realtime so you can preview your designs on your device while you edit. […]

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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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Networking and APIs
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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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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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