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Mac OS X for the Common Unix Folk
Jordan Hubbard, Apple

Track: Unix
Date: Tuesday, October 01
Time: 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Location: Stevens Creek

For anyone with a traditional Unix background, be it user or developer, it helps to have a simple understanding into some of the key differences when using or writing code with Mac OS X. Some of the major differences extend all the way up from the filesystem layout down to the location and use of libraries and frameworks. For Unix users, this session covers: filesystem differences, application packages, prefs and defaults (user perspective) and advanced user issues. For Unix developers explore: libraries and frameworks, application packaging and bundles, prefs and defaults (developer perspective), developer tools and simple porting tips. Attendees will get up to speed on the basics of Mac OS X from the perspective of a Unix user/developer.

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