Continuing on our database-using theme, if you’re thinking of integrating direct MySQL access into your project, here’s a library to help with that:
MySQL and Objective-C
Over the past 2 years I’ve worked on a small bit of glue to make selects, updates, inserts and deletes work easily from Objective-C. This includes support for converting MySQL types to Cocoa types, working correctly with garbage collection, and support for reading and writing large blobs…
Note that the libraries in that link are garbage collected and therefore desktop-only; for iOS, check out the followup
MySQL for iPhone and OSX
which has a link to the amazingly comprehensive architecturally covering library:
… This version features 6 architectures in a single static library. The architectures are armv6 and armv7 for iOS, and ppc, ppc64, i386, and x86_64 for desktop OSX…
Yes. Yes, that should cover any conceivable need for the nearish future, one would think.