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

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

Jonathan Levin


An in-depth inspect Mac OS X and iOS kernels

Powering Macs, iPhones, iPads and extra, OS X and iOS have gotten ubiquitous. in terms of documentation, besides the fact that, a lot of them are shrouded in secret. Cocoa and Carbon, the appliance frameworks, are smartly defined, yet method programmers locate the remaining missing. This critical advisor illuminates the darkest corners of these structures, beginning with an architectural assessment, then drilling all of the option to the core.

  • Provides you with a most sensible down view of OS X and iOS
  • Walks you thru the stages of method startup—both Mac (EFi) and cellular (iBoot)
  • Explains how approaches, threads, digital reminiscence, and filesystems are maintained
  • Covers the protection architecture
  • Reviews the interior Apis utilized by the system—BSD and Mach
  • Dissects the kernel, XNU, into its sub parts: Mach, the BSD Layer, and I/o package, and explains every one in detail
  • Explains the interior workings of equipment drivers

From structure to implementation, this e-book is vital examining a good way to get desirous about the interior workings of Mac OS X and iOS.

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