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RestKit for iOS by Taras Kalapun

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Appendix B. Helpful Libraries

This chapter describes some popular libraries that might be useful for developing iOS apps. Most of them can be installed by CocoaPods, just add pod 'NAME_OF_LIBRARY' to your Podfile and hit pod install in a command line. The descriptions of libraries are taken from their authors. It's up to the reader to decide if the usage of a particular library is needed.

Core libraries

The following is a list of core libraries:

  • RestKit: It is a framework for consuming and modeling RESTful web resources on iOS and OS X.
  • AFNetworking: It is a delightful iOS and OS X networking framework.
  • MagicalRecord: It is a super-awesome, easy-fetching framework for Core Data.
  • Injective: It is the Cocoa/Cocoa Touch Dependency Injection framework ...

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