Create a BarButtonItem with a badge on top. Easily customizable. Your BarButtonItem can be any custom view you wish for. The badge on top can display any number or string of any size or length. Reproducing the behavior of a badge value on a tabBarItem in a Navigation Bar.
Alcatraz is an open-source package manager for Xcode 5. It lets you discover and install plugins, templates and color schemes without the need for manually cloning or copying files. It installs itself as a part of Xcode and it feels like home.
JKKeyboard keeps track of the keyboard frame, and lets you manage your scroll view insets along with custom views' frames the easy way, handling animations completely transparently for you. It will also help you scrolling down your scroll views with the keyboard when appropriate.