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Teach Yourself VISUALLY Complete OS X Mavericks

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Complete OS X Mavericks

By: Ben Harvell

Publisher: Visual

Publication Date: 23-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 15-APR-2014

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A deep dive into OS X Mavericks If you want to quickly cover the basics of Apple's new operating system, OS X Mavericks, and then delve deeper into the topic, this is the book for you. Using clear, step-by-step screenshots, Teach Yourself VISUALLY Complete OS X Mavericks shows you how to tackle not only beginning but also intermediate and more advanced functions. Two-page, side-by-side lessons break big topics into smaller bits, and you'll find helpful sidebars with plenty of practical tips and tricks. If you're a visual learner looking for enhanced coverage of OS X Mavericks, this new...

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OS X Mavericks Portable Genius

OS X Mavericks Portable Genius

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 04-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 10-APR-2014

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Plenty of tips, tricks, and shortcuts help you make the most of Apple's newest OS X OS X Mavericks is Apple's newest operating system, with great new ways to enhance your digital lifestyle. This hip, straightforward guide focuses on helping you get everything you want from your Mac. You'll discover how to customize your computer and workspace, troubleshoot and maintain OS X, and have fun browsing and manipulating images and multimedia. You'll listen to music and podcasts, discover how to work with and connect peripherals, copy music to an iPod, add a printer, sync your Mac to other...

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Teach Yourself VISUALLY OS X Mavericks

Teach Yourself VISUALLY OS X Mavericks

By: Paul McFedries

Publisher: Visual

Publication Date: 04-NOV-2013

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Clear, step-by-step instruction guides you through OS X Mavericks If you want to get quickly up to speed on the newest (and now cat-free) OS X operating system, OS X Mavericks, this easy-to-follow book is just the ticket. Designed for visual learners, Teach Yourself VISUALLY OS X Mavericks uses rich, full-color screenshots and illustrations to show rather than tell you how to use Mavericks. You'll learn how to customize your Mac, enjoy digital media, connect common peripherals, and get the most out of the very latest enhancements, including iBooks, Maps, iCloud, and Calendar. Shows...

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Accelerated Mac OS X Core Dump Analysis: LLDB Exercises

Accelerated Mac OS X Core Dump Analysis: LLDB Exercises

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Publisher: OpenTask

Publication Date: 03-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 02-APR-2014

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This is an update for Accelerated Mac OS X Core Dump Analysis: Training Course Transcript and GDB Practice Exercises (ISBN: 978-1908043405) book. In Mac OS X Mavericks GDB was replaced by LLDB debugger. All GDB exercises were reworked and updated for LLDB. The original first edition also contains slide transcripts, source code of modelling applications and selected memory analysis pattern descriptions which are missing in this update. This update contains only LLDB exercises. ...

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The full transcript of Memory Dump Analysis Services training with 12 step-by-step exercises. Learn how to analyze app crashes and freezes, navigate through process core memory dump space and diagnose corruption, memory leaks, CPU spikes, blocked threads, deadlocks, wait chains, and much more. We use a unique and innovative pattern-driven analysis approach to speed up the learning curve. The training consists of practical step-by-step exercises using Xcode and GDB environments highlighting more than 30 patterns diagnosed in 64-bit process core memory dumps. The training also includes an...

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Beginning OS X Lion Apps Development

Beginning OS X Lion Apps Development

By: Michael Privat; Robert Warner

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 16-NOV-2011

Insert Date: 27-JUN-2012

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With the Mac App Store launch in early 2011, a new age in Mac development began. Look for many of the cool apps for iPhone and iPad coming to an iMac or MacBook Pro near you! Beginning OS X Lion Apps Development explains how to develop OS X Lion-based apps and publish them in the Mac App Store. It begins with the basics of Objective-C and Cocoa, and then moves through all the topics necessary to build and publish your first successful Mac apps! Get started with Objective-C and Xcode Build your first complete apps that integrate well with Mac OS X Publish your apps on the Mac...

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Sams Teach Yourself Mac OS® X Lion™ App Development in 24 Hours

Sams Teach Yourself Mac OS® X Lion™ App Development in 24 Hours

By: Kevin Hoffman

Publisher: Sams

Publication Date: 09-MAR-2012

Insert Date: 21-MAR-2012

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In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, you can master Mac OS X Lion development from the ground up, and start writing tomorrow’s most exciting iOS-style Mac apps! Using this book’s straightforward, step-by-step approach, you’ll get comfortable with Apple’s powerful new development tools and techniques, build engaging user interfaces, integrate data and web services, and take advantage of Apple’s latest innovations…everything from gestures and multitouch to iCloud and In-App Purchasing. Every lesson builds on what you’ve already learned, giving you a rock-solid foundation for real-world...

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Advanced Mac OS X Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide

Advanced Mac OS X Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide

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Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 18-AUG-2011

Insert Date: 27-AUG-2011

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While there are several books on programming for Mac OS X, Advanced Mac OS X Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide is the only one that contains explanations of how to leverage the powerful underlying technologies. This book gets down to the real nitty-gritty. The third edition is updated for Mac OS X 10.5 and 10.6 and covers new technologies like DTrace, Instruments, Grand Central Dispatch, blocks, and NSOperation....

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Beginning Mac OS® X Programming

Beginning Mac OS® X Programming

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Publisher: Wrox

Publication Date: 22-JUL-2005

Insert Date: 19-FEB-2011

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Beginning Mac OS X Programming Every Mac OS X system comes with all the essentials required for programming: free development tools, resources, and utilities. However, finding the place to begin may be challenging, especially if you have no prior development knowledge. This comprehensive guide offers you an ideal starting point to writing programs on Mac OS X, with coverage of the latest release - 1.4 "Tiger." With its hands-on approach, the book examines a particular element and then presents step-by-step instructions that walk you through how to use that element when programming....

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Enterprise Mac Managed Preferences

Enterprise Mac Managed Preferences

By: Edward Marczak; Greg Neagle

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 16-AUG-2010

Insert Date: 22-AUG-2010

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Many systems administrators on the Mac need a way to manage machine configuration after initial setup and deployment. Apple's Managed Preferences system (also known as MCX) is under-documented, often misunderstood, and sometimes outright unknown by sys admins. MCX is usually deployed in conjunction with an OS X server, but it can also be used in Windows environments or where no dedicated server exists at all. Enterprise Mac Managed Preferences is the definitive guide to Apple's Managed Client technology. With this book, you'll get the following: An example-driven guide to Mac OS X...

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Enterprise Mac Administrator's Guide

Enterprise Mac Administrator's Guide

By: Charles S. Edge Jr.; Beau Hunter; Zach Smith

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 15-OCT-2009

Insert Date: 13-MAY-2010

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Charles Edge, Zack Smith, and Beau Hunter provide detailed explanations of the technology required for large-scale Mac OS X deployments and show you how to integrate it with other operating systems and applications. ...

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The beauty of Leopard is that there is so much more than meets the eye, including over 300 new enhancements and its ability to run on both Intel PCs and PowerPC Macs. This comprehensive reference is your best guide on how to tame this powerful new cat. You'll find the latest technologies, new wireless networking, cool Dashboard widgets, a reflective Dock, and more. Discover secret tips and workarounds that even Apple doesn't know about. ...

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MAC OS® X UNIX® Toolbox: 1000+ Commands for the Mac OS® X

MAC OS® X UNIX® Toolbox: 1000+ Commands for the Mac OS® X

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 23-MAR-2009

Insert Date: 21-MAR-2010

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Explore a ton of powerful Mac OS X UNIX commands This handy, compact guide teaches you to use Mac OS X UNIX systems as the experts do: from the command line. Try out more than 1,000 commands to find and get software, monitor system health and security, and access network resources. Apply the skills you learn from this book to troubleshoot networks, lock down security, and uncover almost anything you care to know about your Mac OS X system. Expand your Mac OS X UNIX expertise in these and other areas: Using the shell Finding online software Working with files Playing with...

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Apple Training Series: Mac OS X Directory Services v10.6

Apple Training Series: Mac OS X Directory Services v10.6

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Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 01-DEC-2009

Insert Date: 08-JAN-2010

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This reference provides in-depth technical information on Mac OS X and Mac OS X Server's directory services architecture. System administrators and IT professionals will learn the details of how to deploy Mac OS X and Mac OS X Server within a multiplatform, heterogeneous environment, with an emphasis on integrating user accounts and authentication processes. This book is a perfect study aid for the Directory Services exam, and also serves as an in-depth technical reference for experienced system administrators and engineers. This reference follows the learning objectives of the Directory...

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Apple Training Series: Mac OS X Deployment v10.6 uses a combination of task-based instruction and strong visuals to teach intermediate and advanced users how to deploy a wide range of files and systems to multiple users in a large organization. Author Kevin White takes readers through the deployment of software, ranging from individual files, to complete systems, to multiple users, discussing the range of methodologies used. Intermediate users will learn how to use Apple deployment tools, including Disk Utility, PackageMaker, and Apple Software Restore. Advanced users will learn how to...

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Apple Training Series: Mac OS X Support Essentials v10.6

Apple Training Series: Mac OS X Support Essentials v10.6

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Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 15-OCT-2009

Insert Date: 11-DEC-2009

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The only Apple-certified book on Mac OS X v10.6, this revised best-seller will take you deep inside the latest big-cat operating system—covering everything from installation to automation, customizing the operating system, supporting applications, setting up peripherals, and more. Whether you're a support technician or simply an ardent Mac user, you'll quickly learn and master the new features in Mac OS X 10.6, including native support for Microsoft Exchange Server 2007. Following the learning objectives of the Apple Certified Support Professional exam, this self-paced book is a perfect guide...

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Apple Training Series Mac OS X Directory Services v10.5

Apple Training Series Mac OS X Directory Services v10.5

By: Arek Dreyer

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 24-JUL-2008

Insert Date: 27-SEP-2008

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This reference provides in-depth technical information on Mac OS X and Mac OS X Server's directory services architecture. System administrators and IT professionals will learn the details of how to deploy Mac OS X and Mac OS X Server within a multiplatform, heterogeneous environment, with an emphasis on integrating user accounts and authentication processes. This book is a perfect study aid for the Directory Services exam, and also serves as an in-depth technical reference for experienced system administrators and engineers. This reference follows the learning objectives of the Directory...

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Mac OS X for Unix Geeks (Leopard), 4th Edition

Mac OS X for Unix Geeks (Leopard), 4th Edition

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 18-SEP-2008

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If you're a developer or system administrator lured to Mac OS X because of its Unix roots, you'll quickly discover that performing Unix tasks on a Mac is different than what you're accustomed to. Mac OS X for Unix Geeks serves as a bridge between Apple's Darwin OS and the more traditional Unix systems. This clear, concise guide gives you a tour of Mac OS X's Unix shell in both Leopard and Tiger, and helps you find the facilities that replace or correspond to standard Unix utilities. You'll learn how to perform common Unix tasks in Mac OS X, such as using Directory Services instead of the...

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Apple Training Series Mac OS X Advanced System Administration v10.5

Apple Training Series Mac OS X Advanced System Administration v10.5

By: Edward R. Marczak

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 18-JUL-2008

Insert Date: 15-AUG-2008

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This in-depth look at advanced topics in Mac network administration shows system administrators and other IT professionals how to use Mac OS X Server v10.5 within a multiplatform, heterogeneous environment. Following the learning objectives of the Apple Certified System Administrator course, this book is a perfect study aid for the Apple Certified System Administrator exam....

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Apple Training Series Mac OS X Deployment v10.5

Apple Training Series Mac OS X Deployment v10.5

By: Kevin M. White

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 27-JUN-2008

Insert Date: 27-JUL-2008

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Apple Training Series: Mac OS X v10.5 Deployment v10.5 uses a combination of task-based instruction and strong visuals to teach intermediate and advanced users how to deploy a wide range of files and systems to multiple users in a large organization. Author Kevin White takes readers through the deployment of software, ranging from individual files, to complete systems, to multiple users, discussing the range of methodologies used. Intermediate users will learn how to use Apple deployment tools, including Disk Utility, PackageMaker, Apple Software Restore, and NetBoot. Advanced users will...