Learn Mac OS X Snow Leopard

Authors: Lee, Mike, Meyers, Scott

  • Gives a fast overview of the basics of Mac OS X
  • Details the topics people want to learn most
  • Offers thorough coverage of all of Apple’s built-in applications including the entire iLife suite
  • Provides lively discussions of the connected world, with iPhones, iPods, and any number of options for audio and video are covered in depth
  • Includes more advanced subjects like managing web sites and scripting, plus an introduction to Mac OS X development
see more benefits

Buy this book

eBook $24.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-1947-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Download immediately after purchase
Softcover $34.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-1946-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
About this book

You're 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 lickity–split. With a minimum of overhead and a maximum of useful information, you'll cover a lot of ground in the time it takes other books to get you plugged in.

If this isn't your first experience with Mac OS X, skip right to the "What's New in Snow Leopard" sections. You may also find yourself using this book as a quick refresher course or a way to learn new Mac skills you've never tried before.

About the authors

Mike Lee, the world's toughest programmer, is the founder and chief executive officer of United Lemur, a philanthropic revolution disguised as a software company. Mike has had a role in creating many popular iPhone applications, including Obama '08, Tap Tap Revenge, Twinkle, and Jott. Prior to iPhone, Mike cut his teeth and won an Apple Design Award at Seattle-based Delicious Monster Software. Mike is a popular blogger and occasional pundit, and has been seen on Twitter as @bmf. Mike and his wife are originally from Honolulu, but live in Silicon Valley, where they are raising two cats. Mike's hobbies include weightlifting, single malts, and fire. Mike can be contacted at mike@unitedlemur.org.

Table of contents (26 chapters)

  • Working in Snow Leopard: The Aqua Interface

    Meyers, Scott (et al.)

    Pages 3-37

  • The File System

    Meyers, Scott (et al.)

    Pages 39-48

  • Using Spotlight, Exposé, Spaces, and Dashboard

    Meyers, Scott (et al.)

    Pages 49-64

  • System Preferences

    Meyers, Scott (et al.)

    Pages 67-125

  • Printing, Peripherals, and Bluetooth in Snow Leopard

    Meyers, Scott (et al.)

    Pages 127-150

Buy this book

eBook $24.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-1947-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Download immediately after purchase
Softcover $34.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-1946-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

Services for this book

Loading...

Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Learn Mac OS X Snow Leopard
Authors
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Mike Lee and Scott Meyers
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-1947-7
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-1947-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4302-1946-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIX, 632
Topics