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RegExRX 1.8.1 review: A way for developers to cope with regular expressions

This app users with an environment in which they can build regular expressions and execute them against arbitrary blocks of text.

Calca review: A text editor that's also a math wiz

When you need to work in text and perform calculations, Calca is a powerful tool.

Editorial for iPad review: Text editor ideal for building custom workflows

Editorial is a text editor with an intuitive Workflow feature that helps you be more productive with your written content.

Erato review: See Markdown previews in real time

WIth its live preview, Erato makes it easy to find errors.

nvALT review: Makes writing and finding plain-text notes simple

nvALT is a text-editing standout, thanks to its search and organization features.

Status Magic review: Perform nifty hocus-pocus on iOS screenshots

Customize the iOS status bar in your iOS screenshots.

Sip review: Get exact color information of on-screen pixels

Sip is a utility to get color information for items on screen.

LogDiver review: Get the data you need from complex log files

LogDiver is a utility for software development or system administration.

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Review: Transfer your website's RSS feed from Feedburner to FeedPress

The Internet is abuzz with rumours that Feedburner is next on Google's chopping block. Set up some insurance by redirecting your RSS feed to FeedPress.

Hues review: bare-bones color picker does little to stand out

If you’re looking for a color picker, there are plenty of other apps with more functionality than Hues.

Review: JArchitect analyzes Java code, revealing structures, dependencies, and design flaws

JArchitect provides a wealth of information on your code structure, and offers reports on many code metrics and areas where there are likely design problems. The cost makes it primarily a tool for businesses and commercial developers.

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Review: Briefs makes iOS app design easy and stress-free

Forget paper, static graphics, or ad-hoc solutions -- with Briefs, prototyping iOS apps is as simple as building a slideshow, and as close to the real thing as you can come without calling in a developer.

Review: PaintCode excels at transforming vector images into code

Pixel perfection is the objective of every app developer, but it is not always possible, or even desirable. PaintCode allows you to bring vector images right into your code, and provides a number of interesting features that could change the way you program.