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Each Sample Code project is buildable and executable source example of how to accomplish a task for a specific Apple technology. They show the correct sequence of calls and parameter data types to provide a generalized method for API use that developers can modify for their specific needs.

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SampleRSS (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates use of the XMLHttpRequest JavaScript object
Apple Applications, Internet & Web 2005-11-04
Scroller (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Dashboard widget with a DHTML scrollbar implementation
Apple Applications 2005-11-04
Stretcher (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates auto-resizing of a Dashboard widget
Apple Applications 2005-11-04
Fader (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates fading of elements inside a Dashboard widget
Apple Applications 2005-11-03
TabsShowcase (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Shows how to instantiate and use the Tab control both programmatically and from a nib file.
Carbon 2005-10-28
FileNotification (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
kqueue file notification introduced in 10.3. Notification API to detect file system modifications.
Carbon, Cocoa, Core Foundation, Darwin 2005-10-27
GetPrimaryMACAddress (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates retrieving the MAC address of the built-in Ethernet controller. Useful for uniquely identifying a Macintosh system.
Carbon, Cocoa, Darwin, Games, Hardware & Drivers, Mac OS X Server, Networking, Security 2005-10-27
SampleD (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates use of launchd and Apple System Logger.
Darwin 2005-10-27
AuthForAll (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Shows how to use Authorization Services to create a self-restricted application.
Security 2005-10-26
DelegateOnlyComponent (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Image Codec Component which simply delegates to a real Image Codec (in this case a '2vuy' decompressor).
QuickTime 2005-10-18
HackTV Carbon (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
HackTV Carbon shows how to use the sequence grabber to preview and record QuickTime movie files.
Carbon, QuickTime 2005-10-18
HICustomPushButton (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Illustrates how to create a simple custom push button using the HIView functions introduced in Mac OS X 10.2.
Carbon 2005-10-17
ImageMapView (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates how to add Accessibility to a complex custom HIView and the related parts of an application.
Carbon 2005-10-17
LoginItemsAE (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Uses Apple events to manipulate the list of login items (items launched when you log in).
Carbon, Cocoa 2005-10-17
CIVideoDemoGL (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
CIVideoDemoGL demonstrates using Core Image with QuickTime through Core Video
Graphics & Imaging, QuickTime 2005-10-14
MoviePlayer (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
A simple movie player application written in Microsoft Visual Basic 6 using the QuickTime 7 COM/ActiveX Control.
QuickTime 2005-10-13
SoftVDigX (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates the "Compressed Source" model and an updated implementation of the Video Digitizer APIs for Mac OS X.
QuickTime 2005-10-13
AudioCDSample (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates how to discover audio CDs and access the TOC information presented by the CD-DA filesystem.
Audio, Hardware & Drivers 2005-10-04
CocoaInCarbon (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates using Cocoa GUI code in a Carbon application.
Carbon, Cocoa 2005-10-04
ComboBoxPrefs (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Use CFPrefs to store URLs to images for use in a browser style combo box.
Carbon 2005-10-04
DisplayURL (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Parses a passed in path URL into its various components displaying server information.
Carbon, Core Foundation 2005-10-04
QTQuartzPlayer (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
QTQuartzPlayer demonstrates how to render QuickTime Movies and live video with OpenGL and CoreVideo.
Cocoa, Graphics & Imaging, QuickTime 2005-10-04
tcplognke (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates a TCP socket filter based on supported Kernel Programming Interfaces for Tiger
Hardware & Drivers, Networking 2005-10-04
ElectricImageComponent (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates how to build five QuickTime Components.
QuickTime 2005-09-21
CaptureAndCompressIPBMovie (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Captures video & recompresses it using H.264 also captures audio saving the output in a movie file.
QuickTime 2005-09-01
DialogsToHIViews (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Shows how to convert from an old-style resource-based dialog to a modern nib-based window with HIViews.
Carbon 2005-08-24
ImproveYourImage (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates the use of QuickTime Graphics Importers and Exporters.
QuickTime 2005-08-24
KillEveryOneButMe (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates how to terminate all other processes.
Carbon 2005-08-24
WindowFun (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Create window layers and groups. Drawing transparent lines. How to display the "Poof" the toolbar uses.
Carbon 2005-08-24
IOPrintSuperClasses (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Given the name of a class, this tool will print all of the super-classes of that class.
Darwin 2005-08-17
ExampleIPBCodec (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
A video compressor and decompressor component pair for QuickTime 7. Supports IPB frame patterns.
QuickTime 2005-08-16
SerialPortSample (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates how to do serial I/O on Mac OS X.
Hardware & Drivers 2005-08-16
BrideOfMungGrab (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates the use of overlay windows and CG to draw text on captured video.
Carbon, QuickTime 2005-08-12
CarbonTransparentWindow (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Shows how to handle window transparency for compositing, non-compositing, and custom HIView-based Carbon windows.
Carbon 2005-08-10
enetlognke (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Interface filter based on supported Kernel Programming Interfaces for Tiger.
Hardware & Drivers, Networking 2005-08-10
HIObjectThreadController (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Shows how threads can interact with the User Interface handled by the main thread of the application.
Carbon 2005-08-10
LiveVideoMixer (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
LiveVideoMixer demonstrates customized video rendering with QuickTime 7 and CoreVideo and OpenGL.
Graphics & Imaging, QuickTime 2005-08-10
MachPortDump (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Dumps out the Mach port name space of a process; useful when debugging port right leaks.
Darwin, Tools 2005-08-10
MemoryBasedBundle (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Shows how to execute Mach-O code from memory, much like GetMemFragment in CFM.
Carbon, Darwin 2005-08-10
PasteboardPeeker (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Using pasteboards for Copy and Paste, Drag and Drop, service support and filter services.
Carbon, Cocoa, Core Foundation, Text & Fonts, User Experience 2005-08-10
PDFKitLinker2 (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates many aspects of PDFKit including navigation, display modes, searching, and PDFView subclassing.
Cocoa, Graphics & Imaging 2005-08-10
QuickTimeMovieControl (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates how to easily add QuickTime media playback to an application
Carbon, QuickTime 2005-08-10
ScrollAndZoom (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
An illustration of the use of the Context Transformation Matrix (CTM) for zooming and scrolling a HIView.
Carbon 2005-08-10
SimpleVideoOut (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates how QuickTime Video Output Components can be used to play video out to hardware.
Carbon, Hardware & Drivers, QuickTime 2005-08-10
SocketCancel (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Shows how to safely cancel threads that are blocked within BSD sockets calls.
Darwin, Networking 2005-08-10
SoftVideoOutputComponent (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Software implementation of a QuickTime Video Output Component, includes a companion Transfer Codec.
QuickTime 2005-08-10
SpellingChecker-CocoaCarbon (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates how to call NSSpellChecker cocoa routines from a Carbon application.
Carbon, Cocoa 2005-08-10
StarMenu (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Shows how to create a Custom Star Shape menu using the new HIMenuView class.
Carbon 2005-08-10
TypeServicesForUnicode (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Shows how to use various ATSUI functions and features going from simple to very complex.
Carbon, Text & Fonts 2005-08-10
AlbumToSlideshow (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates using CF and NSXML to create Final Cut Pro XML.
Apple Applications, Carbon, Cocoa 2005-08-01
CIAnnotation (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Image annotation application using Core Image Filters. Demonstrates creation and usage of Image Units.
Cocoa, Graphics & Imaging 2005-08-01
DropDraw (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates automatic ColorSync color-matching when drawing with QuickTime graphics importers in Panther
Carbon, QuickTime 2005-08-01
QTKitAdvancedDocument (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Enhances the QTKitSimpleDocument sample to resize the movie window and limit selectable file types in open panels
QuickTime 2005-08-01
QTKitCreateMovie (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates how to create a movie from a sequence of images.
QuickTime 2005-08-01
QTKitFrameStepper (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates how to display each video frame of a given movie
QuickTime 2005-08-01
QTKitProgressTester (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates how to call the -movie:shouldContinueOperation: delegate method during lengthy movie operations
QuickTime 2005-08-01
QTKitSimpleDocument (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
The simplest document-based Cocoa application that opens and displays QuickTime movies
QuickTime 2005-08-01
VideoViewer (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Simple example of video rendering using QuickTime visual contexts, OpenGL, Core Video and Core Image.
Cocoa, Graphics & Imaging, Performance, QuickTime 2005-08-01
CFLocalServer (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Uses UNIX domain sockets to communicate between client and server programs on the same machine.
Core Foundation, Darwin 2005-07-26
CryptNoMore (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Shows how to authenticate a user using Open Directory (Directory Services).
Darwin, Networking, Security 2005-07-26
KauthORama (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Prints each Kauth request, illustrating how Kauth interacts with high-level operations, like copying files.
Darwin, Security 2005-07-26
SimpleDial (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates management of dialup connections, such as PPP, using System Configuration framework network connection API.
Core Foundation, Darwin, Networking 2005-07-26
SimpleReach (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates network host reachability testing using the System Configuration framework asynchronous network reachability API.
Core Foundation, Darwin, Networking 2005-07-26
ThreadsExporter (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates importing and exporting still images in different formats on separate threads.
Cocoa, QuickTime 2005-07-26
ThreadsImportMovie (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates importing and displaying QuickTime Movies on separate threads.
QuickTime 2005-07-26
BackgroundExporter (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates techniques which can be used to export QuickTime movies in a separate export process.
Carbon, Cocoa, QuickTime 2005-07-22
ThreadsImporter (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates importing and displaying still images on separate threads.
QuickTime 2005-07-22
WhackedTV (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
A Cocoa version of the venerable HackTV sample code, demonstrating usage of the Sequence Grabber API's
Audio, Carbon, Cocoa, Graphics & Imaging, QuickTime 2005-07-22
ImageApp (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates basic image handling using the ImageIO APIs in Mac OS 10.4 Tiger
Graphics & Imaging 2005-07-21
ASCIIMoviePlayerSample (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates using a MovieDrawingCompleteProc to render a QuickTime movie in the Mac OS X Terminal.
QuickTime 2005-07-20
Fiendishthngs (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Fiendishthngs lists all the the Components it finds on the system and lets you query them for information.
Cocoa, QuickTime 2005-07-20
QTCoreImage101 (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates how to render a QuickTime Movie using Core Image filters and the new video pipeline.
Cocoa, Graphics & Imaging, QuickTime 2005-07-19
QTCoreVideo101 (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates (with very little code) how to render a QuickTime Movie using CoreVideo and OpenGL.
Cocoa, Graphics & Imaging, QuickTime 2005-07-19
QTCarbonShell (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
A skeleton of a modern Carbon QuickTime application demonstrating how to incorporate QuickTime support into a Carbon application.
Carbon, QuickTime 2005-07-15
SimpleHIMovieViewPlayer (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates how to use HIMovieView to play QuickTime Movies.
Carbon, QuickTime 2005-07-15
EnhancedAudioBurn (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
This Objective-C sample demonstrates how to burn RedBook Audio CDs.
Cocoa 2005-07-06
Quartz Composer QCTV (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Shows how to build a fake TV system using Quartz Composer as the foundation motion graphics.
Cocoa, Graphics & Imaging, QuickTime 2005-07-06
AppearanceSampleUpdated (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Sample Code for the WWDC 402 Adopting Xcode Hands-on session.
Tools 2005-06-27
QTAudioExtractionPanel (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Enhances the QTKitPlayer to add an Audio Channel Mapping and Extraction panel
Audio, Cocoa, QuickTime 2005-06-27
TextTrack (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates some simple operations on Final Cut Pro XML files
Apple Applications 2005-06-27
CocoaSOAP (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates implementing a SOAP client and server in Cocoa.
Cocoa 2005-06-06
Duplicate Finder Items (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Shows how to build an Automator action targeting Finder using AppleScript.
Apple Applications, AppleScript, User Experience 2005-06-06
FSFileOperation (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
This sample shows how to use the FSFileOperation API which supports copying and moving filesystem objects.
Carbon 2005-06-06
Reducer (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Simple utility for rescaling bitmapped images. Demonstrates use of Core Image, NSAnimation, view drawing redirection.
Cocoa, Graphics & Imaging 2005-06-06
SDKExample (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Shows how to weak-link against the Carbon framework in various SDKs to adopt new OS features in a single executable.
Carbon, Porting, Tools, User Experience 2005-06-06
SeeMyFriends (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Illustrates how to use SyncServices API in a Carbon (HLTB) based application
Apple Applications, Carbon 2005-06-06
Sketch-112 (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Sketch is a Scriptable Graphics application. This sample adds certain Scriptable functionality to Sketch, as an example for use in WWDC 2005 Session 112.
AppleScript, Cocoa 2005-06-06
TemperatureTester (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Shows how to add a simple Unit Test to Temperature Converter.
Tools 2005-06-06
UnsharpMask (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates how to build Automator actions using Cocoa frameworks.
Apple Applications, Cocoa, Graphics & Imaging, User Experience 2005-06-06
UpdateXcodeSubprojects (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Updates all subprojects of an Xcode project to Xcode 2.1 format. Illustrates scripting techniques.
AppleScript, Porting, Tools, User Experience 2005-06-06
XcodeClientServer (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates how to manage multiple projects using new Xcode features.
Tools 2005-06-06
AnimationFlicker (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
This demo program shows flicker issues when animating onscreen on a non-AWT thread.
Java, Performance 2005-06-02
AutoUpdater (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
This sample demonstrates Cocoa networking using the NSURL loading classes, NSURLConnection and NSURLDownload.
Cocoa, Internet & Web, Networking 2005-06-01
BindingsJoystick (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Illustrates a bindings-enabled subclass of NSView.
Cocoa 2005-06-01
CocoaEcho (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Cocoa example code showing how to write a simple client and server using NSStream.
Cocoa 2005-06-01
CocoaHTTPServer (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
A Cocoa example showing how to write a very basic HTTP service.
Cocoa, Networking 2005-06-01
CoreRecipes (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates the use of Core Data (persistency and object-graph management) with a variety of application projects.
Cocoa, User Experience 2005-06-01
Custom_HIView_Tutorial (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Tutorial presenting a step-by-step custom HIView development. All steps are documented and provided as standalone projects.
Carbon 2005-06-01
DNSServiceMetaQuery (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Shows how to discover Bonjour service types being advertised on the local network.
Core Foundation, Darwin, Networking 2005-06-01
Fortune (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates use of a widget plug-in
Apple Applications 2005-06-01