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Computer Science | Learn Mac OS X Snow Leopard

Learn Mac OS X Snow Leopard

Lee, Mike, Meyers, Scott

2009, XXIX, 632 p.

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  • Gives a fast overview of the basics of Mac OS X
  • Details the topics people want to learn most
  • Offers thorough coverage of all of Apple’s built-in applications including the entire iLife suite
  • Provides lively discussions of the connected world, with iPhones, iPods, and any number of options for audio and video are covered in depth
  • Includes more advanced subjects like managing web sites and scripting, plus an introduction to Mac OS X development

You're smart and savvy, but also busy. This comprehensive guide to Apple's Mac OS X 10.6, Snow Leopard, gives you everything you need to know to live a happy, productive Mac life. Learn Mac OS X Snow Leopard will have you up and connected lickity–split. With a minimum of overhead and a maximum of useful information, you'll cover a lot of ground in the time it takes other books to get you plugged in.

If this isn't your first experience with Mac OS X, skip right to the "What's New in Snow Leopard" sections. You may also find yourself using this book as a quick refresher course or a way to learn new Mac skills you've never tried before.

Content Level » Popular/general

Keywords » Internet - Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) - Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) - Windows - networks - time

Related subjects » Computer Science - Information Systems and Applications

Table of contents 

  1. Working in Snow Leopard: The Aqua interface
  2. The File System
  3. Using Spotlight, Exposé, Spaces, and Dashboard
  4. System Preferences
  5. Printing, Peripherals, and Bluetooth in Snow Leopard
  6. Common Mac OS X Maintenance
  7. Backup, Synchronization, and Recovery of Data
  8. Mac OS X Security
  9. Connecting to the Internet
  10. Browsing the Web with Safari
  11. Mail, Address Book, and iCal
  12. iChat
  13. MobileMe
  14. Application Basics
  15. Snow Leopard Applications
  16. iLife '09
  17. Introducing Darwin and the Shell
  18. Extending the Power of Darwin
  19. Snow Leopard Networking
  20. Working with Remote Servers and Networks
  21. Snow Leopard As a Web Server
  22. Mac OS X Automation with Automator and AppleScript
  23. Mac OS X Development: The Application Frameworks
  24. Mac OS X Development: The Tools
  25. Mac OS X Development: Objective-C
  26. Working with Microsoft Windows and Other Operating Systems

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