Archive for category Infrastructure


A class to run an NSTask interactively.

Official BETaskHelper repository


Useful Cocoa classes for handling keyboard shortcuts, saving them, loading them and displaying them.

Official SGHotKeysLib repository


Simulate Core Location in the iPhone Simulator.

Official FTLocationSimulator Repository

iMedia Browser

A media browser framework for media browsers like in GarageBand that you can easily drop into your application, and even extend. Has plug-ins for flickr, iPhoto, Aperture, Lightroom, iTunes, GarageBand and browser bookmarks.

Official repository


Provides a simple way to include settings both in-app and in on iPhone. Your single Settings.bundle can be used to power both ways of modifying your app preferences.

Official InAppSettingsKit website
Official InAppSettingsKit repository


one-stop-shop for all your method swizzling needs

jrswizzle source code repository


LinkBack is an open source framework for Mac OS X that helps developers integrate content from other applications into their own. A user can paste content from any LinkBack-enabled application into another and reopen that content later for editing with just a double-click. Changes will automatically appear in the original document again when you save.

Official LinkBack Project web site

OmniGroup LinkBack repository


A neat little header file with commonly-used macros for Objective C programming:

GNUstep-style ASSIGN(), DESTROY() and CREATE_AUTORELEASE_POOL() for easier accessor writing, clearing and destruction with less typing, easier NSThread method writing, a UKLog() macro that gets turned off in release builds and prefixes messages with the method/function  name, and a PROPERTY() macro that type-checks method name strings for KVO.

Official UKHelperMacros web site

Official UKHelperMacros repository


Random collection of Cocoa classes and categories for Foundation & AppKit on Mac OS X 10.6+

NoodleKit source code repository


Zangetsu is a general purpose 64 bit garbage collected framework for Mac OS X 10.6+, that has a number convenience methods & extensions for Cocoa.

Zangetsu source code repository