Hacking Mac OS X Tiger: Serious Hacks, Mods and Customizations

Scott Knaster

  • 出版商: Wiley
  • 出版日期: 2005-07-14
  • 售價: $960
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$912
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 378
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 076458345X
  • ISBN-13: 9780764583452
  • 相關分類: MAC OS 蘋果電腦駭客 Hack






* This serious-but-fun, down-and-dirty book dives into default system settings, unlocks hidden gems, and includes original Mac OS X programs with full source listings and explanations.

* Heavyweight hackers will learn the tricks and modes of OS X booting, tweaks for login screens, and how to customize or even kill the Dock. Find out the inside scoop on Dashboard and Spotlight, including two sample widgets and one Spotlight importer, all with fully annotated source listings.

* With tips to make Tiger purr, this book concentrates on tweaking the appearance, speed, usability, and security settings of Mac OS X to get your Mac working the way you want.

* Speed it up, lock it down, or pull back the curtains. Find out how to install and use Unix and X11 applications on your Mac, take advantage of command line tools, and create system services and active Dock badges.


Table of Contents:


Part I: Tips.

Chapter 1: Finder.

Chapter 2: Dashboard and Dock.

Chapter 3: Preferences and System Stuff.

Chapter 4: User Interface.

Chapter 5: Startup.

Chapter 6: iTunes.

Chapter 7: Nifty Utilities.

Chapter 8: Running Unix Applications.

Chapter 9: Terminal.

Chapter 10: Shell Commands.

Part II: Mods.

Chapter 11: Inside Application Bundles.

Chapter 12: Preferences and Property Lists.

Chapter 13: Automator.

Chapter 14: Xcode and Other Tools.

Part III: Hacks.

Chapter 15: Badger.

Chapter 16:Word of the Day.

Chapter 17: Top Tunes.

Chapter 18: Video Desktop.

Chapter 19: TextFilter.

Chapter 20: Spotlight for XML.

Chapter 21: Commando.

Chapter 22 mach_override and mach_inject.