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Exporting Movies for iPod, Apple TV and iPhone (HTML)
TN2188: Discusses the use of the iPod, Apple TV and iPhone QuickTime export components.
Graphics & Imaging, QuickTime 2009-04-30
Supplying codec-specific options within the Standard Compression Dialog (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN2081: Discusses the ImageCodec 'DITL' APIs introduced with QuickTime 6.
QuickTime 2009-04-29
Optimizing Audio Unit User Experience in Logic Studio (HTML)
TN2207: How to provide the best user experience with your audio unit in Logic Studio
Apple Applications, Audio 2009-04-23
Audio Export - Encoding AAC Audio For MPEG-4 Export (HTML)
TN2237: The QT MPEG4 Exporter does not show all options for generating AAC, this TN discusses workarounds.
Audio, QuickTime 2009-01-27
Kernel Core Dumps (HTML)
TN2118: Explains how to gather and use remote kernel core dumps.
Darwin, Networking, Tools 2008-11-12
OpenGL Performance Optimization : The Basics (HTML)
TN2093: This document describes some of the concepts and techniques for optimizing performance in OpenGL applications.
Graphics & Imaging 2008-11-05
Real world profiling with the OpenGL Profiler (HTML)
TN2178: This document describes how to use OpenGL Profiler, a very powerful tool for your OpenGL development.
Games, Graphics & Imaging, Performance 2008-09-16
Running At Login (HTML)
TN2228: Describes how to write code that's coordinated with the login process.
Darwin, Security 2008-09-16
Observing Process Lifetimes Without Polling (HTML)
TN2050: Shows a variety of methods to observe process lifetimes without polling.
Carbon, Cocoa, Core Foundation, Darwin 2008-09-10
Audio Unit Validation Using the auval Tool (HTML)
TN2204: Test the conformance of audio units to Audio Unit Services.
Audio 2008-09-08
Debugging An Authorization Plug-In With Xcode (HTML)
TN2108: A tutorial on how to use Xcode to debug an authorization plug-in.
Security, Tools 2008-09-08
Building Universal I/O Kit Drivers (HTML)
TN2163: How to build a universal I/O Kit kernel driver while avoiding common pitfalls.
Darwin, Hardware & Drivers, Mac OS X Server 2008-08-18
Understanding and Debugging Kernel Panics (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN2063: Addresses kernel panics: what they are and how to debug the code that caused the panic.
Darwin, Hardware & Drivers 2008-08-14
Final Cut Pro - The 'r4fl' Pixel Format (HTML)
TN2201: Describes the 'r4fl' pixel format used by Final Cut Pro to support greater than 8-bit rendering.
Apple Applications, Graphics & Imaging, QuickTime 2008-08-06
Mac OS X Code Signing In Depth (HTML)
TN2206: Intermediate to expert level overview of code signing that details specific options and gotchas
Carbon, Cocoa, Darwin, Mac OS X Server, Security 2008-08-06
Identifying Java on Mac OS X (HTML)
TN2110: Discovering installed versions of J2SE, Mac OS X from Java code.
Java, Porting 2008-05-07
Compressing QuickTime Movies for the Web (HTML)
TN2218: Describes how to create QuickTime content optimized for use on the Web
Internet & Web, QuickTime 2008-05-01
QTKit Frequently Asked Questions (HTML)
TN2138: Provides answers to many frequently asked QTKit questions.
Cocoa, QuickTime 2008-04-24
Scripting Additions for Mac OS X (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN1164: Talks about how to create AppleScript scripting additions (OSAX) for Mac OS X.
Carbon, Scripting & Automation 2008-04-24
CrashReporter (HTML)
TN2123: Describes CrashReporter and how to debug with crash logs.
Tools 2008-04-01
Managing QTCompressionOptions - An overview of the QTCompressionOptionsWindow sample (HTML)
TN2219: Introductory overview of the QTCompressionOptionsWindow sample demonstrating one way to manage QTCompressionOptions objects.
Cocoa, Graphics & Imaging, QuickTime 2008-03-11
Audio Units: Embedding a Carbon View in a Cocoa Window (HTML)
TN2213: Carbon-Cocoa Integration for Audio Units
Audio 2008-02-29
Authorization for Everyone (HTML)
TN2095: Describes applications of Authorization Services beyond simple privilege requesting.
Carbon, Security 2008-01-30
New HID Manager APIs for Mac OS X version 10.5 (HTML)
TN2187: Mac OS X version 10.5 introduces new APIs for the HID Manager.
Carbon, Games, Hardware & Drivers, Porting, User Experience 2008-01-23
Embedding Bonjour in Windows Applications (HTML)
TN2210: Details the proper steps necessary for a Windows Developer to include Bonjour for Windows in their application.
Networking, Porting, User Experience 2008-01-17
iTunes Visual Plug-ins (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN2016: Describes the APIs used by iTunes and its Visual plug-ins to communicate back and forth.
Apple Applications 2007-11-13
The Sonogram View Demo Audio Unit (HTML)
TN2200: Describes the advanced audio unit features that the associated sample project demonstrates.
Audio 2007-11-07
Daemons and Agents (HTML)
TN2083: Describes the most common problems encountered with daemons and agents, and suggests detailed solutions.
Apple Applications, Carbon, Cocoa, Core Foundation, Darwin 2007-11-05
New Control Styles available within J2SE 5.0 on Mac OS X 10.5 (HTML)
TN2196: Details what new control styles are available within J2SE 5.0 on Mac OS X 10.5
Java, Porting, User Experience 2007-11-02
Using the QuickTime 64-bit Timecode Media Handler (HTML)
TN2198: Discusses 64-bit Timecode Media support added with Mac OS X 10.5 and QuickTime 7.3
QuickTime 2007-09-18
Thread-safe programming in QuickTime (HTML)
TN2125: Discusses how to use QuickTime from background threads for applications and component developers.
Carbon, Cocoa, QuickTime 2007-09-14
Preprocessing Info.plist files in Xcode Using the C Preprocessor (HTML)
TN2175: Describes workarounds for several issues concerning preprocessing Info.plist files in Xcode with the C preprocessor.
Tools 2007-08-14
Speeding up your Xcode Builds (HTML)
TN2190: Speed up your Xcode builds by leveraging the power of the Xcode build system
Tools 2007-08-14
Using Secure Event Input Fairly (HTML)
TN2150: Describes the proper use of EnableSecureEventInput.
Carbon, Cocoa, Core Foundation 2007-06-08
Querying Metadata With Spotlight (HTML)
TN2192: Describes how a Cocoa application can search Spotlight metadata.
Cocoa, User Experience 2007-06-04
C++ Tips and Tricks for Mac OS X (HTML)
TN2185: Tips and tricks for beginning to advanced C++ programmers on Mac OS X.
Tools 2007-05-25
Updating Applications for QuickTime 6 (HTML)
TN2140: Discusses steps to update QuickTime applications covering QuickTime 6.0 to 6.5.2
QuickTime 2007-05-15
Saving Printer Settings for Automatic Printing (HTML)
TN2155: Describes how you can save a a user selected Printer, Print Settings and Page Format to disk.
Carbon, Printing 2007-03-29
Multipathing with FibreChannel on Mac OS X (HTML)
TN2173: An explanation on how FibreChannel multipathing works on Mac OS X and how to design storage hardware to take advantage of it
Darwin, Hardware & Drivers, Mac OS X Server, Storage 2007-03-23
Creating an About Panel in Your Cocoa Application (HTML)
TN2179: Describes different ways in implementing your Cocoa application's "About" panel.
Cocoa, User Experience 2007-01-22
Frequently Asked Questions about the X Window System (X11) for Mac OS X (HTML)
TN2165: Answers several FAQs about the Mac OS X implementation of X11
Darwin 2007-01-22
Working Around Incorrect -needsToDrawRect: Behavior in Custom View Classes (HTML)
TN2107: Describes how to work around a bug in NSView's -needsToDrawRect: method.
Cocoa 2007-01-22
Kernel Authorization (HTML)
TN2127: Describes the kernel authorization (kauth) subsystem and its associated KPI.
Darwin, Security 2007-01-16
Mac OS X Debugging Magic (HTML)
TN2124: Collection of Mac OS X debugging hints and tips.
Tools 2007-01-10
Using AudioDeviceRead in Mac OS 10.4 (HTML)
TN2113: How to use AudioBufferLists with AudioDeviceRead in Tiger and beyond.
Audio, Hardware & Drivers 2006-11-29
Playing a sound file using the Default Output Audio Unit (HTML)
TN2097: Playing an Audio File using the Default Output Audio Unit
Audio, Carbon 2006-11-15
Thermal considerations for Mac Pro FB-DIMMs (HTML)
TN2156: Design considerations and specifications for the AMB and Heat spreader for the Mac Pro
Hardware & Drivers, Performance 2006-11-10
Enabling multi-threaded execution of the OpenGL framework (HTML)
TN2085: OpenGL on Intel-based Macintosh systems can use multi-threading to increase the performance of CPU-bound OpenGL-based applications.
Games, Graphics & Imaging, Performance 2006-11-07
Secrets of the GPT (HTML)
TN2166: Describes the new partition map format used by Intel-based Macintosh computers.
Darwin, Hardware & Drivers 2006-11-06
Image Color Management (HTML)
TN2115: Learn how to properly support color management in your application.
Graphics & Imaging 2006-11-01
The Font Panel for Carbon API (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN2058: The API to display and interact with the Font Panel from Carbon applications on Mac OS X.
Carbon, Graphics & Imaging 2006-10-26
Building Universal Binaries from "configure"-based Open Source Projects (HTML)
TN2137: Describes some methods for building some existing "configure"-based Open Source packages as universal binaries.
Darwin, Enterprise IT, Open Source 2006-10-05
Using AppleScript Scripts in Cocoa Applications (HTML)
TN2084: Explains how to work with AppleScript scripts in your Cocoa application.
Cocoa, Scripting & Automation, User Experience 2006-09-19
Tagging Handle and Pointer Data References in QuickTime (HTML)
TN1195: The use of data reference extensions used by QuickTime to tag handle and pointer data references.
Cocoa, QuickTime 2006-08-30
Device input using the HAL Output Audio Unit (HTML)
TN2091: How to get input from an audio device by using the HAL's Output Audio Unit.
Audio 2006-07-25
QuickTime for Windows ActiveX/COM Frequently Asked Questions (HTML)
TN2120: Provides answers to many frequently asked questions about the QuickTime ActiveX/COM control
QuickTime 2006-05-02
Uniquely Identifying a Macintosh Computer (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN1103: How to identify a specific Macintosh computer.
Carbon, Darwin, Enterprise IT, Hardware & Drivers, Mac OS X Server, Networking, Porting, Security 2006-04-25
JNI Development on Mac OS X (HTML)
TN2147: Discusses use of native APIs and UI elements from Java applications
Cocoa, Java, Tools, User Experience 2006-04-17
do shell script in AppleScript (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN2065: Frequently Asked Questions about the AppleScript "do shell script" command.
Scripting & Automation 2006-03-23
Making the most of Cocoa bindings in Quartz Composer (HTML)
TN2146: Describes how to best use Cocoa bindings with Quartz Composer.
Apple Applications, Cocoa, Graphics & Imaging 2006-03-03
Coalesced Updates (HTML)
TN2133: How to achieve the maxium frame rate in your Mac OS X application
Carbon, Games, Graphics & Imaging, Performance 2006-01-20
Nested Functions in Xcode (HTML)
TN2161: This technote explains how to port code which uses nested functions in Xcode 2.2.
Tools 2006-01-10
Improving Windows Screen Updating with QuickTime for Windows Double-Buffering Feature (HTML)
TN2153: QuickTime 6.4 includes a facility to improve screen updating for Windows applications
QuickTime 2005-10-18
Getting images in and out from Quartz Composer compositions (HTML)
TN2143: Describes how to efficiently pass images into and out of Quartz Composer
Apple Applications, Cocoa, Graphics & Imaging 2005-10-04
Multilingual Text Engine Frequently Asked Questions (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN2026: A list of frequently asked questions for the Multilingual Text Engine (MLTE).
Carbon, Internationalization, Text & Fonts 2005-09-12
Debugging Dashboard Widgets (HTML)
TN2139: Dashboard widget troubleshooting techniques, from start to finish.
Apple Applications, Internet & Web 2005-09-07
Obtaining 16 Bits-Per-Color Data with CUPS Raster Printing (HTML)
TN2149: Obtaining 16 Bits-Per-Color Data with CUPS Raster Printing
Graphics & Imaging, Hardware & Drivers, Open Source, Printing 2005-08-24
ColorSync on Mac OS X (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN2035: Describes ColorSync, which is fundamentally integrated into Mac OS X.
Graphics & Imaging 2005-08-10
Building Universal QuickTime Components for Mac OS X (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN2012: Discusses the changes necessary to build Universal Mach-O QuickTime Components for Mac OS X.
Carbon, QuickTime 2005-07-21
Memory Allocation Recommendations on Mac OS X (HTML)
TN2130: Recommends the best ways to allocate memory on Mac OS X.
Carbon 2005-07-12
Multi-Buffer Aware Image Decompressors (HTML)
TN2148: Describes how to mark a video decompressor component as multi-buffer aware for maximum performance with CoreVideo.
QuickTime 2005-07-12
Efficiently using Quartz Composer compositions with QuickTime (HTML)
TN2145: Describes how to best use Quartz Composer compositions in a QuickTime environment.
Graphics & Imaging, QuickTime 2005-07-05
Detecting low printer ink levels (HTML)
TN2144: How to detect printer supply levels using a low ink tool
Hardware & Drivers, Printing 2005-06-29
Frequently Asked Text Services Manager (TSM) Questions (HTML)
TN2128: Regroups a collection of Text Services Manager (TSM) questions frequently asked by Input Method Developers
Carbon, Cocoa, Core Foundation, Text & Fonts, User Experience 2005-06-24
Handling Audio Unit Events (HTML)
TN2104: This technote explains how to handle AudioUnit Events
Audio 2005-04-29
Tailoring Java 1.3.1 Applications for Mac OS X (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
Deprecated - TN2042: Deprecated. Please refer to " Java 1.3 Development for Mac OS X".
Java 2005-04-01
OpenGL Release Highlights - Mac OS X 10.3 Panther (HTML)
TN2131: Contains a list of bugs along with a short description on a release-by-release basis
Carbon, Cocoa, Games, Graphics & Imaging, Performance 2005-02-04
Idling Movie Importers (HTML)
TN2111: discusses how to write an idling movie importer component
QuickTime 2004-11-12
The System Sound APIs for Mac OS X 10.2, 10.3 and later (HTML)
TN2102: Discusses the System Sound APIs for correctly playing Alerts and User Interface Sound Effects
Audio 2004-07-13
Using the 3DMixer Audio Unit (HTML)
TN2112: Discusses how to use Core Audio's 3DMixer version 2.0
Audio, Carbon, Games, Performance 2004-06-14
HFS Plus Volume Format (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN1150: Describes the physical layout of an HFS Plus volume.
Carbon, Cocoa 2004-03-05
Scripting Interface Guidelines (HTML)
TN2106: Directions for providing a clean and consistent scripting interface for your application.
Carbon, Cocoa, Enterprise IT, Scripting & Automation 2004-03-01
Mac OS X 10.3 Navigation Services Changes (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN2105: Explains Navigation Services changes in Mac OS X 10.3 Panther
Carbon 2004-01-30
Understanding and Detecting OpenGL Functionality (HTML)
TN2080: Discusses OpenGL API design, and how to access the full power of hardware and software renderers.
Carbon, Cocoa, Graphics & Imaging 2003-12-29
The Enhanced Print Apple Event (HTML)
TN2082: Describes an enhancement to the print Apple event that gives developers more control over scripted printing.
Carbon, Cocoa, Printing, Scripting & Automation 2003-12-09
HIView APIs vs. Control Manager APIs (HTML)
TN2074: Provides some clarification on the similar APIs and similar behaviors found in the HIView and Control Managers.
Carbon 2003-10-29
Tuning for G5: A Practical Guide (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN2086: Explains how to get started tuning your application for the new Macintosh G5 architecture.
Carbon 2003-10-01
Porting Command Line Unix Tools to Mac OS X (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN2071: A general guide for Unix developers porting software to Mac OS X.
Darwin, Porting 2003-09-03
PowerPC G5 Performance Primer (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN2087: Offers a high-level overview of how to maximize performance on G5 Macs.
Carbon, Hardware & Drivers 2003-09-03
Version Territory (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN1132: Clarifies the format of data in the NumVersion structure used in a version ( 'vers') resource.
Carbon 2003-08-25
Driver Tuning on Panther or G5 (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN2090: Describes potential issues when using drivers in Panther or later, or on a Power Macintosh G5.
Darwin 2003-06-24
FireWire: DCL Programs Under Mac OS X (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN2072: Describes the structure and creation of DCL programs under Mac OS X.
Hardware & Drivers 2003-06-21
I/O Kit Power Controller (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN2076: Describes code to include in a KEXT in order to register for power management events.
Hardware & Drivers 2003-06-20
Full Screen changes in QuickTime 6.1 and 6.3 (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN2068: Changes made to the QuickTime Full Screen API with the release of QuickTime6.1 and QuickTime6.3
QuickTime 2003-06-19
TWAIN Data Sources for Mac OS X (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN2088: Describes how to implement a TWAIN Data Source (DS) for Mac OS X
QuickTime 2003-06-19
Power Management for Macintosh; getting started (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN2075: Outlines available documentation and its location for power management on Mac OS X and OS 9.
Hardware & Drivers 2003-05-30
Glyph Access Protocol (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN2079: How to support unencoded glyphs using the TSM, ATSUI and Cocoa.
Carbon, Internationalization 2003-05-06
Migrating to FSRefs & long Unicode names from FSSpecs (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN2078: Answers and coding techniques to commonly asked questions about adopting FSRefs and long file names.
Carbon 2003-05-06
Guide to Creating Kiosks on Mac OS X (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN2062: Discusses techniques used in creating applications which require kiosk-like functionality on Mac OS X.
Carbon, Cocoa, User Experience 2003-02-24
Ensuring Backwards Binary Compatibility - Weak Linking and Availability Macros on Mac OS X (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN2064: Ensuring that Mach-O applications built using today's Mac OS X runs on previous versions of the OS.
Carbon, Cocoa, Performance, Tools 2003-02-18
Mac OS X QuickDraw Performance (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN2051: Some of the trouble spots in the Mac OS X windowing system and how to avoid them.
Carbon, Graphics & Imaging 2003-02-13
Installable Keyboard Layouts (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN2056: Explains how to define a Unicode keyboard via an XML text file.
Internationalization, User Experience 2002-09-27
Using collection classes safely with multithreaded applications (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN2059: Describes some problems with and workarounds for using mutable collection classes in multithreaded applications.
Carbon, Cocoa 2002-09-10
Mac OS X 10.2 (HTML)
TN2053: Describes software development-related changes provided in system software update Mac OS X 10.2.
Carbon, Cocoa, Performance 2002-09-04
Living in a Dynamic TCP/IP Environment (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN1145: Describes some of the intricacies of dealing with TCP/IP in a dynamic environment, such as Open Transport.
Networking 2002-08-27
ICM Drawing non-scheduled frames with QuickTime 6 (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN2060: Changes to how the Image Compression Manager draws non-scheduled frames in QuickTime 6 on Mac OS X.
QuickTime 2002-08-21
Fill in the size field before calling ICMGetPixelFormatInfo (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN2057: Discusses why you should always fill in the size field of the ICMPixelFormatInfo structure before calling ICMGetPixelFormatInfo.
QuickTime 2002-07-17
Java Runtime Properties for Mac OS X (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
Deprecated - TN2031: Runtime properties for use with Java 1.3.1 applications.
Java 2002-06-12
ChooseMovieClock and Video Output Components (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN2052: Discusses the ChooseMovieClock API introduced in QuickTime 6.
QuickTime 2002-05-07
Exclusive File Access in Mac OS X (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN2037: Covers exclusive file access In Mac OS X
Carbon, Cocoa 2002-05-01
Apple Image Capture Camera Module changes for Mac OS X Update 10.1.3 (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN2040: Changes to the Apple Image Capture camera modules for Mac OS X Update 10.1.3.
Apple Applications 2002-04-16
Decompressing DV frames and accessing the pixels (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN2044: Discusses and demonstrates how to decompress DV frames and access the pixels directly.
QuickTime 2002-04-11
AEStream and Friends (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN2046: Describes the AEStream family of routines.
Carbon 2002-03-29
AEBuild*, AEPrint* and Friends (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN2045: Describes the AEBuild* and AEPrint* family of routines.
Carbon, Scripting & Automation 2002-03-21
Mac OS X: v10.1.1 - v10.1.3 (HTML)
TN2043: Describes changes provided by system software updates 10.1.1 through 10.1.3.
Carbon, Cocoa, Performance 2002-03-06
The 'plst' Resource (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN2013: Describes the 'plst' resource for Carbon-based applications.
Carbon 2002-02-07
Movie Data Security (HTML)
TN2038: Describes techniques you can use to protect data in QuickTime movies.
QuickTime 2001-12-13
Getting Started with GDB (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN2032: Explains common C, C++ and Objective-C debugging tasks using gdb, plus helpful tips and tricks.
Tools 2001-12-07
How to use the ATSUI Low Level APIs to get glyph outlines (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN2033: Covers the ATSUI low-level APIs.
Carbon, Internationalization, Text & Fonts 2001-11-26
GDB for MacsBug Veterans (HTML)
TN2030: Translate your experience with MacsBug into a working knowledge of the GNU source-level debugger (GDB).
Carbon, Darwin, Performance, Tools 2001-10-18
Mac OS X v10.1 (HTML)
TN2029: Updated list of APIs for Mac OS X 10.1.
Tools 2001-10-15
Threading Architectures (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN2028: Describes the various threading APIs on Mac OS 9 and Mac OS X.
Carbon 2001-08-08
Mac OS X: versions 10.0.1 through 10.0.4 (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN2025: List of API differences betweem 10.0.1 trough 10.0.4
Tools 2001-07-26
The Mac OS X Font Manager (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN2024: Information on installing and accessing fonts programatically.
Graphics & Imaging 2001-07-11
Fundamentals of Open Firmware, Part III: Understanding PCI Expansion ROM Choices for Mac OS (HTML)
TN1044: Recommended contents for PCI expansion ROMs, including a table of standard devices, properties and methods.
Hardware & Drivers 2001-06-26
The Death of typeFSSpec: moving along to typeFileURL (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN2022: Discusses the typeFileURL format and using it to pass file references between applications in Mac OS X.
Carbon 2001-06-07
Browser Plugins in Mac OS X (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN2020: Describes the format of web browser plugins for Mac OS X.
Apple Applications, Carbon 2001-05-31
Importing animated GIFs (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN2018: Describes how to tell if a GIF file or dataref contains more than one frame.
Graphics & Imaging, QuickTime 2001-04-17
Using Launch Services for discovering document binding and launching applications (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN2017: Interface to starting applications, opening documents either with a specific application, or using the default application.
Carbon 2001-04-17
Locating Application Support Files under Mac OS X (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN2015: Describes different methods for an application to determine its location.
Carbon 2001-03-27
The CGDirectPalette API (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN2008: Provides a reference for the CGDirectPalette API on Mac OS X
Carbon 2000-11-08
Moving Your Code to Mac OS X (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN2003: Talks about considerations for moving older Mac OS 9 applications to Mac OS X.
Carbon 2000-10-05
Running files from a hard drive in Open Firmware (HTML)
TN2001: Demonstrates editing, saving, and retrieving Open Firmware commands to a file on a Macintosh hard drive.
Hardware & Drivers 2000-09-22
File Manager Performance and Caching (HTML)
FL16: Discusses traditional Mac OS file system input/output performance issues and the File Manager's volume cache.
Carbon, Cocoa 2000-09-01
CD-ROM Driver Calls (HTML)
Deprecated - DV22: Discusses public interface to Apple CD-ROM driver and supersedes information in AppleCD SC Developer's Guide.
Darwin, Hardware & Drivers 2000-08-14
Dialog Manager Helper Functions (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN1148: Discusses Dialog Manager calls available since System 7.0 that minimize work in managing dialogs.
Carbon 2000-08-14
Extending and Controlling Sherlock (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN1141: Discusses features of Sherlock 2, including additions to the Internet Search Plug-in language and Applescript commands.
Internet & Web 2000-08-14
File Manager File Handling Q&As (HTML)
FL515: Contains an archive of Q&As related to the Mac OS File Manager.
Carbon 2000-08-14
Getting Up to Speed with QuickTime VR: Notes from the Field (HTML)
TN1029: Understanding QuickTime VR: available tools and what a multimedia developer may be interested in.
QuickTime 2000-08-14
New ColorSync 3.0 APIs (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN1185: APIs application can use to take advantage of new features available in ColorSync 3.0.
Graphics & Imaging 2000-08-14
On Drag Manager Additions (Release 1.1) (HTML)
TN1043: Explains how to take advantage of the new Drag Manager features, including the translucent dragging.
Carbon 2000-08-14
Pending Update Perils (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
Deprecated - TN1147: Discusses potential problems when pending update events for windows behind modal dialogs are not serviced.
Carbon 2000-08-14
Power Manager 2.0 (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN1190: Describes the Macintosh Power Manager 2.0.
Carbon, Hardware & Drivers 2000-08-14
Update: Borrowed AFP Sessions (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN1106: Shows how to borrow the session reference number of an AFP volume mounted by the Macintosh File System.
Carbon, Networking 2000-08-14
Working with Multiprocessing Services (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN1071: Discusses some techniques for use with Apple's Multiprocessing Services APIs.
Carbon 2000-08-14
Creating NetBoot Server-Friendly Applications (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN1151: Guidelines to ensure applications are able to work correctly in a NetBoot environment.
Carbon, Mac OS X Server 2000-08-01
On Launching an App with a Document (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN1002: Explains how to programatically launch an application and then tell it to open a document.
Carbon 2000-07-01
How To Be a Good Multiple Users Citizen (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN1186: Documents the Mac OS 9 Multiple Users technology and gives some useful code snippets.
Carbon 2000-06-01
Digital CD Audio (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN1187: Describes digital audio on the Macintosh.
Carbon, Hardware & Drivers 2000-04-01
QuickTime 4.1.1/4.1.2 (HTML)
Deprecated - TN1197: Changes between QuickTime 4.1 and the update QuickTime 4.1.1 and 4.1.2.
QuickTime 2000-04-01
The Euro Currency Symbol (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN1140: The available information about Mac OS and Mac Mac OS X Server support for the Euro currency symbol.
Internationalization, Text & Fonts 2000-01-01
ATA Interface Modules (HTML)
TN1192: Describes how to write device drivers for ATA host bus controllers, ie. ATA Interface Module.
Hardware & Drivers 1999-12-01
Resolving Alias Files Quietly (HTML)
FL30: Describes how to resolve alias files on remote volumes without user interaction.
Carbon, Cocoa 1999-11-01
QuickTime 4.0.3 (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN1183: Changes between the final release of QuickTime 4 and the update release of QuickTime 4.0.3.
QuickTime 1999-10-01
Sherlock's Find By Content Library (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN1180: A description of routines provided by Sherlock's Find by Content library.
Internet & Web 1999-10-01
Optimization Strategies for Mac OS X (HTML)
TN1174: Achieving the best possible performance in your applications.
Hardware & Drivers, Performance 1999-09-01
What's New With ColorSync 2.6 (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN1160: Details the changes in ColorSync 2.6.
Graphics & Imaging 1999-04-01
You Want Permission to do What?!! (HTML)
FL37: Provides an-depth discussion of the File Manager and AFP permission models.
Carbon 1999-04-01
The Preferences Problem (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
Deprecated - TN1134: Outlines typical problems with preferences files and some of their solutions.
Carbon, Core Foundation 1998-10-01
QuickTime 3.0.2 (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
Deprecated - TN1139: Describes changes between the final release of QuickTime 3.0 and update 3.0.2.
QuickTime 1998-09-01
Dealing with PCI Expansion Chassis Problems (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN1135: Discusses solutions for compatibility issues between PCI cards and attached expansion chassis.
Hardware & Drivers 1998-08-01
High-Speed SDRAM Design Considerations (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN1138: Illustrates certain issues with the design of high-speed SDRAM DIMM modules.
Hardware & Drivers 1998-08-01
In Search of Missing Links (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN1127: Demonstrates how to write CFM glue code which can call classic 68K A-Trap routines.
Carbon 1998-05-01
New Sound Input Driver Features (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
Deprecated - TN1124: Describes the visible features and changes, in Mac OS 8.1, for PCI sound input drivers.
Hardware & Drivers 1998-04-01
Virtual Memory Application Compatibility (HTML)
Deprecated - TN1094: Provides an introduction to how virtual memory works under Traditional Mac OS.
Carbon 1998-04-01
Locking and Unlocking Handles (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
Deprecated - TN1122: Explains Memory Manager handles: locking, unlocking, and preserving a handle's state.
Carbon 1998-02-01
Open Transport STREAMS FAQ (HTML)
Deprecated - TN1117: Decribes writing STREAMS modules and drivers for use with Open Transport.
Carbon, Hardware & Drivers, Networking 1997-12-01
Programmatic Mounting of AppleShare Volumes (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN1111: Mount an AppleShare volume using PBVolumeMount. AFPVolMountInfo structure is defined along with the AFPXVolMountInfo structure.
Carbon 1997-10-01
Maximizing Your Media: A Brief Guide To the Latest and Greatest QuickTime Media Types (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN1087: Documents Quicktime methodolgies to ensure applications see any media types available.
QuickTime 1996-12-01
Using the Drag Manager to Interact with and Manipulate File System Entities (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN1085: Details the data flavors provided by the Drag Manager for interacting with and manipulating file system entities.
Carbon 1996-12-01
Understanding the Differences Between Apple and Windows IMA-ADPCM Compressed Sound Files (HTML)
TN1081: Details the differences between Apple IMA and Windows IMA (ADPCM) compressed sound files.
QuickTime 1996-11-01
Weak-Linking to a Code Fragment Manager-based Shared Library (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN1083: Describes weak-linking to CFM shared libraries.
Carbon 1996-11-01
Cross-Platform Communication Using the PC Compatibility Messaging System (HTML)
TN1076: Describes Messaging System Architecture used in Apple's PC Compatibility and DOS Compatibility products
QuickTime 1996-10-01
QuickTime For Windows: Resolving Common Installation Issues (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TN1074: Details install dialog, customizing installation, and uninstalling QuickTime for Windows v 2.1.2.
QuickTime 1996-10-01
Fundamentals of Open Firmware, Part II: The Device Tree (HTML)
TN1062: Describes the Open Firmware device tree.
Hardware & Drivers 1996-09-01
Fundamentals of Open Firmware, Part I: The User Interface (HTML)
TN1061: Describes the Open Firmware User Interface, Forth and the Open Firmware language used in Apple products.
Hardware & Drivers 1996-07-01
The Notification Manager: Problems & Fixes (HTML)
TN1026: Describes issues with the Notification Manager 'activate' and 'update' events.
Carbon 1996-02-01
Gestalt Manager Q&As (HTML)
Deprecated - OS505: Describes methods utilizing the Gestalt Manager for determining whether a Macintosh is a U.S. machine.
Carbon 1992-12-01
Pascal to C: PROCEDURE Parameters (HTML)
Deprecated - PT31: Nested procedures and PROCEDURE parameters in Pascal when converting them into C or C++.
Carbon, Darwin 1990-02-01
Searching Volumes - Solutions and Problems (HTML)
Deprecated - FL31: Discusses searching volumes using PBCatSearch.
Carbon 1988-10-01
Version Territory (HTML)
Deprecated - OV12: Please see Technical Note 1132 - Version Territory.
Carbon 1988-04-01
Boot Blocks (HTML)
Deprecated - DV03: Warns that Boot Block form and function will change and describes undocumented Boot Blocks features.
Hardware & Drivers 1987-03-01