DSFoundation is a foundation enhancement library for Objective-C. It includes an IOC (Inversion of Control) container, translation (serialization and conversion) to and from Objects, YAML, and XML, automatic KVC adaptation and compliance, logging through an integrated Log4Cocoa, regular expression extensions, and much more.
Libzdb is a database library with thread-safe connection pooling. The library can connect transparently to multiple database systems. It has zero runtime configuration and connections are specified via a URL scheme. A modern object-oriented API is provided. Libzdb supports MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite, and Oracle.