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A guided introduction and learning path for developers new to Core Foundation.

Core Foundation is the Mac OS X framework that provides fundamental software services useful to applications, runtime environments, and system frameworks. You can build cross-platform applications that share code and data seamlessly among frameworks, libraries, and applications in different environments more easily than ever. Core Foundation also offers internationalization support, a memory management model, abstractions for common data types, and a suite of utilities such as plug-in support, XML property lists, URL resource access, and preferences. With Core Foundation, you get a stable core and advanced technologies to help you deliver world-class products on Mac OS X. Read More...


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Creating Cross-Platform Applications with Core Foundation and Open Source
Core Foundation "Lite" provides data types and services across a range of platforms. Read this article to learn how to import and export data types with CF-Lite.

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