What are the most underrated third party libraries for Native iOS?

This page summarizes the projects mentioned and recommended in the original post on reddit.com/r/iOSProgramming

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  • Chronology

    Building a better date/time library for Swift

  • swift-tagged

    🏷 A wrapper type for safer, expressive code.

    I like Tagged https://github.com/pointfreeco/swift-tagged

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  • iCarousel

    A simple, highly customisable, data-driven 3D carousel for iOS and Mac OS

    Not sure if underrated, but probably most impressive UI library https://github.com/nicklockwood/iCarousel

  • HandySwift

    Handy Swift features that didn't make it into the Swift standard library.

  • Eureka

    Elegant iOS form builder in Swift

  • InAppSettingsKit

    This iOS framework allows settings to be in-app in addition to or instead of being in the Settings app.

  • Defaults

    💾 Swifty and modern UserDefaults

  • Scout APM

    Truly a developer’s best friend. Scout APM is great for developers who want to find and fix performance issues in their applications. With Scout, we'll take care of the bugs so you can focus on building great things 🚀.

  • KeychainAccess

    Simple Swift wrapper for Keychain that works on iOS, watchOS, tvOS and macOS.

  • SwiftGen

    The Swift code generator for your assets, storyboards, Localizable.strings, … — Get rid of all String-based APIs!

  • SwiftLint

    A tool to enforce Swift style and conventions.

  • LicensePlist

    A license list generator of all your dependencies for iOS applications

  • SwiftDate

    🐔 Toolkit to parse, validate, manipulate, compare and display dates, time & timezones in Swift.

    Have you ever tried SwiftDate?

NOTE: The number of mentions on this list indicates mentions on common posts plus user suggested alternatives. Hence, a higher number means a more popular project.

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