Registration is now open for the first-ever O’Reilly Mac OS X Conference that’s designed to foster discovery and community between Mac OS X users and groups. Sponsored by Macworld Magazine , the conference takes place at the Westin Santa Clara in Santa Clara, CA, from Sept. 30 to Oct. 3.
Tailored to developers, users, and technical staff, the conference promises an in-depth tour of all things Mac OS X, said Tim O’Reilly, founder and president of O’Reilly & Associates, an information source for leading-edge computer technologies. There’ll be tutorials on WebObjects, Cocoa, wireless, AppleScript, and the terminal.app, led by such folks as Malcolm Crawford, James Duncan Davidson, Rob Flickenger, Sal Soghoian, Chris Stone, and Dan Sugalski.
Three days of conference sessions follow, organized into six tracks: Mac OS X in the Large, Servers and Networking, Development, Unix, iApps, and Hardware. Featured speakers in the O’Reilly Mac OS X Conference include: James Gosling, Sun’s co-inventor of Java, and a recent Mac convert; David Pogue, author of “Mac OS X: The Missing Manual” and the “New York Times” technology columnist; Darwin developer Wilfredo Sanchez Vega; Jordan Hubbard, Apple’s manager of BSD technologies; Adam Engst, editor of TidBITS; Tim O’Reilly, CEO and founder, O’Reilly & Associates; journalist Leander Kahney; Brian Foy, publisher of “The Perl Review”; and Cory Doctorow, co-founder of OpenCola and co-editor of the weblog Boing Boing.
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O’Reilly Mac OS X Conference Web site.