O’Reilly & Associates — which specializes in computer books, conferences and online publishing — is announcing several new Mac OS X products at this week’s
Apple Worldwide Developers Conference.
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For one, they’ve launched
Macdevcenter, a new Web site for Mac OS X professionals. The site boasts a collection of tutorials on Mac OS X that covers such topics as the Terminal application, AppleScript, QuickTime, Cocoa, Java, Aqua and Apache. The site also features news and regular columns from Mac experts such as David Pogue, Simson Garfinkel, James Duncan Davidson and Kevin Hemenway. Macdevcenter will also produce a bi-weekly Mac OS X e-mail newsletter. You can
O’Reilly & Associates has also released two new Mac OS X books. ”
Learning Unix for Mac OS X
” by Dave Taylor and Jerry Peek. The book discusses how to use the Terminal application, navigate the command line and explores several Unix applications.
Building Cocoa Applications: A Step-by-Step Guide
” by Simson Garfinkel and Michael K. Mahoney provides a step-by-step approach to teaching developers how to build real graphics applications using Cocoa. The book starts by showing the basics of an application in one chapter, then layers additional functionality onto that application in subsequent chapters.
Also, O’Reilly & Associates is inviting the submission of tutorial and session proposals for the first-ever O’Reilly Mac OS X Conference, which will be held Sept. 30 to Oct. 3 at the Westin Santa Clara in Santa Clara, CA. They’re looking for proposals “that bring state-of-the-art Mac OS X content to programmers, developers, technical staff and power users from Mac, Java, Web and open source communities.” Topics will include migration issues, must-have tools, servers and networking, wireless, Project Builder, Apache, PHP, Perl, Terminal application, databases, languages, Development Frameworks, and “iApps.” Go to the
Mac OS X Conference Web site