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Apple Help Programming Guide (HTML) (PDF)
Explains how to author, package, and display user help content in Mac OS X.
Guides 2007-10-31
ABPicker Reference for C (HTML) (PDF)
Describes the ABPicker opaque type.
Reference 2007-07-20
ABAddressBook C Reference (HTML) (PDF)
Describes the opaque type for accessing, adding, and removing Address Book records.
Reference 2007-07-08
Address Book Actions Reference (HTML) (PDF)
Describes the Address Book action callbacks.
Reference 2007-07-08
Address Book Utilities Reference (HTML) (PDF)
Describes the C functions that support the Carbon API for Address Book.
Reference 2007-07-08
StickiesExample (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Contains sample code and tools used by Sync Services Tutorial to demonstrate debugging syncing applications.
Sample Code 2006-08-08
ABPresence (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Displays a list of all the people in your Address Book and their iChat status.
Sample Code 2006-08-04
ABPerson C Reference (HTML) (PDF)
Describes the opaque type that encapsulates information about a person in Address Book.
Reference 2006-07-26
Address Book C Framework Reference (HTML) (PDF)
Describes the C API for supporting and working with Address Book.
Reference 2006-05-23
Address Book Programming Guide for Mac OS X (HTML) (PDF)
Explains how to add, search, remove, and customize Address Book records.
Guides 2006-04-04
Creating Printing Presets for iPhoto (HTML) (PDF)
Rules for creating and installing printer-specific collections of settings. Includes a sample file.
Guides 2005-07-07
ABRecord C Reference (HTML) (PDF)
Describes the opaque type that represents a generic Address Book record.
Reference 2005-04-29
Crash in ABAddPropertiesAndTypes (HTML)
QA1404: How to correctly add custom Address Book properties using ABAddPropertiesAndTypes
Technical Q&As 2005-04-04
ABGroup Reference for C (HTML) (PDF)
Describes the opaque type used to group Address Book records.
Reference 2003-08-20
ABMultiValue Reference for C (HTML) (PDF)
Describes the opaque type for accessing Address Book properties with multiple values.
Reference 2003-08-20
Program sample demonstrates how to send and receive raw LLC Ethernet packets.
Sample Code 2003-06-12
LocalServer (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Deprecated - Sample demonstrates how a Classic process can communicate with a Mac OS X process using IP networking protocols.
Sample Code 2003-01-30
HID Manager Event Data Underruns (HTML)
QA1038: Explains how to correctly handle HID Manager event queue data underruns.
Technical Q&As 2001-06-13