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being a compendium of resources I've found useful and some historically interesting books

ios books (uikit)

Still the best overview of iOS.
Everything you always wanted to know about layers.

ios books (swiftui/combine)

A gentle introduction with explanations of what's going on under the hood.
Well-organized overview, free HTML version.
Concise but meaty.

swift books

Also concise but meaty.
Good advice with good examples.
A wide-ranging overview of Swift's more interesting features.

objective-c books

Best practices and pitfalls.
Surprisingly insightful bathroom reading.
Collected wisdom from nshipster.com.

other ios resources

Weekly videos on iOS development, short and sweet.
Weekly videos on Swift development, a good mix of theoretical and practical.

macos apps

Test XPath expressions.
Not the cheapest diff app, but reliable and actively updated.
Generate extremely tedious code for attributed strings.
View/edit many different compressed file formats, includes QuickLook support.
Search Messages logs for text/pictures/links.
Quickly test code snippets.
An IDE for Core Data.
Good native IRC client.
Skeumorphtastic shelves for my PDF books/manuals.
Integrate third party docsets into Xcode.
Automatically adjusts your display's color temperature according to the time of the day.
Objective-C Xcode project analyzer.
Finder for S3 and others.
Monitor log files on the desktop.
Why do I only have fifteen minutes of battery left?
Most of Tower at less than half the price.
Sometimes I just want to move pixels around, not layers up and down.
The network is down. That Bluetooth device has disappeared. You unplugged the wrong USB cable.
Hex editor.
Drop-and-drop PNG compressor.
Finder for iOS devices.
Check website[sp?] links.
Generate extremely tedious Core Animation code.
Edit launchd files. See also lunchy.
ASCII diagram editor.
macOS firewall UI.
Extract useful things from un-useful installers.
Generate extremely tedious code for graphic designs.
macOS clipboard manager (yes, I tried all the others).
An IDE for web services.
A really efficient screen measurement tool.
View/edit PostgreSQL databases.
macOS-native HTTP/S debugging proxy.
Keep up.
Display your iOS device screen on your Mac desktop.
Test regular expressions. Free and open source.
Switch resolutions quickly, including HiDPI modes.
Why does this view overlap that view?
Animated iOS device mockups.
Easy screen recording.
Quick screenshots.
Quick access to Simulator folders and other useful features.
Great vector graphics app.
Automatically restore windows when connecting/disconnecting external displays.
Polyglot database viewer/editor, great for SQLite.
Combine with Reflector for twice the fun.
An improved Font Book.
Edit Markdown with GitHub styling.
App Store screenshot editor.
A shelf for the Finder.

code quality tools

Swift code checker.
Storyboard checker.
Storyboard checker.

ios apps

PDF viewer with Dropbox support.

ruby gems

Wrapper for launchctl.
Execute shell commands via SSH.

github projects

Dependency graph generator for Xcode projects.

hardware

Clickety-clack.

light reading