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

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/06/2012
  • Publisher: Wrox

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An in-depth look into Mac OS X and iOS kernels With the widespread adoption of Macs and iOS there is a growing need for a detailed description of how the system is actually built, from the ground up, and how to take full advantage of all it has to offer. With this indispensible guide, you will examine the internal works of Mac OS X and iOS as well as the OS from user mode to kernel mode, all while focusing on the structure of various components along the way. Provides you with an in-depth exploration of the internal works of Mac OS X and iOS Looks at the underlying design and implementation of XNU, with emphases on the sub components such as Mach, BSD, and IOKit Reviews various tools and techniques, including Instruments, Shark, and DTrace framework Covers system startup and shutdown, booting EFI, booting the kernel, and user mode startup From architecture to implementation, this book is essential reading if you want to get serious about the internal workings of Mac OS X and iOS.

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