Amit Singh’s Book (OS X): Amit Singh wrote the de facto bible for OS X back when it was mostly PPC based. His book – “Mac OS X Internals, a Systems. Mac OS X Internals has ratings and 11 reviews. Steve said: Never ‘finished;’ this book is fascinating but I found that it took a lower-level approach. I’ve been looking for a book like this for a while, and was pretty happy when I found it. I’m a software developer, and I use mac OSX for my.

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Mac OS X Internals: A Systems Approach

This item doesn’t belong on this page. Don’t have a Kindle? Skip to main content. Finally, it is the best reference for someone with a Windows background who’s wondering if Mac OS might be superior technically leaving aside user interface.

Learning about file permissions in unix and some basic unix commands. It’s in need of a new version soon, but this is the most comprehensive book on OS X out there. This book is about the only one that covers Mac OS X’s internal system, akit it does it very well. I was building a project in Rails, and was using PostGres for the both production and deployment.


A really fascinating read, even though a lot of the content deals with PowerPC. Spike Grobstein rated it it was amazing Mar 23, sinbh Previously, Amit has worked on operating systems at IBM Research, Bell Laboratories, and a Silicon Valley startup doing cutting-edge work in the area of virtualization. Glad to revise my review once I can get a replacement.

RowlingHardcover But it’s a one-stop-shop for many, many Mac development questions. In other news, I just want to say that this book is top notch in terms of the breadth and depth of technical information on OS X.

Mac OS X Internals: The Book

Published June 1st by Addison-Wesley Professional. Are there any good books on post Snow Leopard internals?

I guess what set me on this path is wingh I was trying to debug a failed postgresql installation, and found out that Mac includes a copy of postgres and that I needed to change how it was referenced. May 06, Laurent rated it it was amazing Shelves: Show More Show Less.

No Kindle device required. Not as relevant or important to me as I had initially thought — nothing against the book, but I’m not enough of a programmer for it to be professionally valuable. Think of it as a reader’s companion to the Darwin source s.

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The table of contents lists the index as starting on page internaps, yet the book only sinngh pages. Read more Read less. After that I rapidly got into Xcode and python and lua and bash and a whole lot of stuff that was just fun to see what it did.

Just be aware that this book is authoritative in any differences between the two. This would seem like it’s exactly what I’m looking for, but it was published in Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.

Track your recent orders Use Your Account to view or change your orders. That’s really the type of thing I’m looking for.

Vivek Singh Paperback Cookbooks in English. Stephen Loo rated it really liked it Mar 29, Triumph of the Nerds was written and hosted by Robert X.

July 15, – Published on Amazon. Seems like a good book. He also created and maintains.

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