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Leopard Technical Q&As
Networking capabilities in Mac OS X include support for the major protocols and services. Developers can gain access to them through sockets and Core Services, as well as through the higher-level Carbon and Cocoa APIs.

Provides a guided introduction to developing network-capable applications for Mac OS X.   Essential information for developers using Apple's networking environment.   API references organized by framework.
Networking Topics
Apple's wireless network technology, based on the IEEE 802.11 standards.   A networking technology for registering services for easy access by applications.   C APIs for adding networking features to Carbon applications.

Objective-C APIs that support networking features in Cocoa applications.   Protocols and services that support networking using Core Foundation.   Low-level open source networking and communication technologies.

Resources for developing network devices and software to access them.   Resources for creating Internet and web applications, services, or content.   Protocols and services that support networking for server-related products.

Support for networked printers.   Programming interfaces for secure communication over a network.  

View legacy documents, including technologies, features, products, APIs, and programming techniques that are no longer supported or have been superseded.