Facebook Sonar vs PonyDebugger

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Facebook Sonar vs PonyDebugger: What are the differences?

Developers describe Facebook Sonar as "Extensible mobile app debugger". Sonar is a platform for debugging mobile apps on iOS and Android. Visualize, inspect, and control your apps from a simple desktop interface. Use Sonar as is or extend it using the plugin API. On the other hand, PonyDebugger is detailed as "Remote network and data debugging for your native iOS app using Chrome Developer Tools". PonyDebugger is a remote debugging toolset. It is a client library and gateway server combination that uses Chrome Developer Tools on your browser to debug your application's network traffic and managed object contexts To use PonyDebugger, you must implement the client in your application and connect it to the gateway server. There is currently an iOS client and the gateway server..

Facebook Sonar and PonyDebugger can be categorized as "Mobile Runtime Inspector" tools.

Facebook Sonar and PonyDebugger are both open source tools. PonyDebugger with 5.71K GitHub stars and 597 forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Facebook Sonar with 5.34K GitHub stars and 292 GitHub forks.

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    What is Facebook Sonar?

    Sonar is a platform for debugging mobile apps on iOS and Android. Visualize, inspect, and control your apps from a simple desktop interface. Use Sonar as is or extend it using the plugin API.

    What is PonyDebugger?

    PonyDebugger is a remote debugging toolset. It is a client library and gateway server combination that uses Chrome Developer Tools on your browser to debug your application's network traffic and managed object contexts. To use PonyDebugger, you must implement the client in your application and connect it to the gateway server. There is currently an iOS client and the gateway server.

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    What are some alternatives to Facebook Sonar and PonyDebugger?
    Stetho
    Stetho is a sophisticated debug bridge for Android applications. When enabled, developers have access to the Chrome Developer Tools feature natively part of the Chrome desktop browser. Developers can also choose to enable the optional dumpapp tool which offers a powerful command-line interface to application internals.
    Reveal App
    Reveal brings the power of tools like Firebug and Web Inspector to iOS developers. See your application's view hierarchy at runtime with advanced 2D and 3D visualisations. Debug view layout and rendering problems in seconds.
    FLEX
    FLEX (Flipboard Explorer) is a set of in-app debugging and exploration tools for iOS development. When presented, FLEX shows a toolbar that lives in a window above your application. From this toolbar, you can view and modify nearly every piece of state in your running application.
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