Mac OS X and iOS Internals: To The Apple's Core

Author : Jonathan Levin
Price : Rs 999.00
ISBN 13 : 9788126540426
ISBN 10 : 8126540427
Pages : 864
Type : Paperbound



With the rise of Mac OS and iOS platforms and their prevalence, especially in the mobile market, there exists a need for a book that illuminates their internal workings. This book provides a detailed exploration of the Mac OS and iOS environments, examining the OS from user mode to kernel mode while focusing on the structure of various components along the way.

Part I: For Power Users

•    Darwinism: The Evolution Of OS X
•    E Pluribus Unum: Architecture of OS X and IOS
•    On The Shoulders of Giants: OS X
•    Parts of the Process: Mach-O
•    Non Sequitur
•    Alone in the Dark
•    The Alpha and the Omega - Launched

Part II: The Kernel

•    Some Assembly Required
•    From the Cradle to the Grave
•    The Medium is the Message: Mach Primitives
•    Tempus Fugit -- Mach Scheduling
•    Commit to Memory
•    BS"D -- The BSD Layer
•    Something Old, Something New
•    FEE, FI-FO, File: File Systems and the VFS
•    To B (-Tree) or not to be
•    Adhere to Protocol: The Networking Stack
•    Modu(Lu)S Operandi -- Kernel Extensions
•    Driving Force -- I/O Kit

An in-depth look into Mac OS and iOS kernel, it bridge gap between hardware and software  just in time for Mac OS X Lion!

Jonathan Levin is a veteran trainer/consultant on kernel and security related topics like OS X, Linux and Windows. In his 15+ years' experience, he has designed and delivered courses for many leading companies like Microsoft, EMC, Adobe, Checkpoint and others on various subjects including certification for engineers.