Youare 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 lickityasplit. With a minimum of overhead and a maximum of useful information, youall cover a lot of ground in the time it takes other books to get you plugged in. If this isnat your first experience with Mac OS X, skip right to the qWhatas New in Snow Leopardq sections. You may also find yourself using this book as a quick refresher course or a way to learn new Mac skills youave never tried before. What youall learn Discover all the ins and outs of the Finder and Snow Leopard's streamlined workflow. Use the features of Appleas builtain applications, including Mail, Safari, iCal, Address Book, iChat, Preview, and more. Learn about Snow Leopardas improved security and reliability, and how to take full advantage of the connected world and a wealth of mobile devices. Administer your computer and network for yourself, your family, or your business. Work with addaon devices via direct connection or wirelessly. Master effective strategies for data backup, recovery, and security. Explore all of Appleas improved iLife applications, including iTunes, iPhoto, and iMovie. Delve into more advanced topics, such as how to take advantage of the Darwin subsystem in Leopard, how to run multiple operating systems on your Mac, and how to cooperate with other operating systems (and help them cooperate with you). Get started with your own Mac OS X development in Snow Leopard Who this book is for New Mac users, existing Mac users upgrading from older versions of Mac OS X, and PC users making the switch to Macs. These people share a common desire to learn stuff fast and keep learning! Because this book goes into greater depth than your average Mac OS X guide, it is also excellent for small business owners, user support personnel, and system administrators. Thereas even an introduction to Mac OS X development for nascent programmers and the DIY crowd. Table of Contents Working in Snow Leopard: The Aqua interface The File System Using Spotlight, ExposAc, Spaces, and Dashboard System Preferences Printing, Peripherals, and Bluetooth in Snow Leopard Common Mac OS X Maintenance Backup, Synchronization, and Recovery of Data Mac OS X Security Connecting to the Internet Browsing the Web with Safari Mail, Address Book, and iCal iChat MobileMe Application Basics Snow Leopard Applications iLife a09 Introducing Darwin and the Shell Extending the Power of Darwin Snow Leopard Networking Working with Remote Servers and Networks Snow Leopard As a Web Server Mac OS X Automation with Automator and AppleScript Mac OS X Development: The Application Frameworks Mac OS X Development: The Tools Mac OS X Development: Objective-C Working with Microsoft Windows and Other Operating Systemsaamp;#0; saamp;#0; Erase, reformat, and reinstall everything on your disk: This option takes a long time and will likely cause a few frustrating ... Note The Repair Disk Permissions option resets the permissions of 154 CHAPTER 6 COMMON MAC OS Xanbsp;...
|Title||:||Learn Mac OS X Snow Leopard|
|Author||:||Mike Lee, Scott Meyers|
|Publisher||:||Apress - 2009-09-16|