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Mac OS X in a Nutshell

2 Ratings: 5.0
A book by Jason McIntosh

"This is a handy guide to turning the Mac into a web server platform. Computer Shopper, July (5 stars)

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Author: Jason McIntosh
Publisher: O'Reilly Media
3 reviews about Mac OS X in a Nutshell
review by . May 09, 2003
Other reviewers have claimed that this is a great book for all levels of Mac users. Not. If you don't have an informed opinion about the relative merits of vi vs. emacs or don't even know what that means, there are far more appropriate OS X books for you. Pogue's "OS X Missing Manual" or Williams' "Little OS X Book" come to mind. Consider this; while the Unix command chapter takes up nearly a quarter of the volume there's not a single mention of iTunes. This is not a general purpose Mac book. It …
review by . May 09, 2003
Other reviewers have claimed that this is a great book for all levels of Mac users. Not. If you don't have an informed opinion about the relative merits of vi vs. emacs or don't even know what that means, there are far more appropriate OS X books for you. Pogue's "OS X Missing Manual" or William's "Little OS X Book" come to mind. Consider this; while the Unix command chapter takes up nearly a quarter of the volume there's not a single mention of iTunes. This is not a general purpose Mac book. It …
review by . March 06, 2003
This is one of the better Nutshell books. At close to 800 pages, it's jam packed with everything you would want to know about OS X. It's current through 10.2, and seems to have been updated as late as January 2003. This is a techy style book. It's not a hold your hand book, but it isn't an entirely dry reference work either. It's something in between, and it is very well done. In addition to a detailed command reference and an extensive faq-like how-to section, there are complete chapters on networking, …
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