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Foundation Mac OS X Web Development (Foundation)by Phil Sherry
Synopses & Reviews
Mac OS X 10.2, known as Panther, is the latest release to the Macintosh UNIX-based operation system. The upgrade from OS 9 to OS X was an immense shift to a far more stable and feature-rich development environment. The initial product rollout has been met with a very positive user reaction.
This book aims to teach all the essentials of developing dynamic websites in OS X in a linear style. This book is not for hardcore developers, but rather for those new to the OS or the Mac, and looking for a primer on website development.
- Design issues and static page development
- Dynamic web page development with databases and server-side languages
This book aims to teach all the essentials of developing dynamic Web sites in OS X in a linear style. This book is not for hardcore developers, but rather for those new to the OS or the Mac, and looking for a primer on Web site development. Typical readers are Web development professionals who are exploring development on the Mac for the first time and Mac-loyal designers expanding from print into Web design.
Mac users are renowned for being creative people and for being at the forefront of innovative design. If you?re looking for an inclusive guide to web development on the Mac platform, then this is the book for you.
Whether you?re new to Mac OS X, just starting out in web development, or new to developing dynamic sites on the Mac platform, Foundation Mac OS X Web Development will have you creating web pages and hosting them on your Mac in no time.
Learn how to add dynamic content to pages using Perl and PHP, and how to drive your site content using the popular free database MySQL. As a Mac OS X user, you already have Apache?the powerful UNIX-based web server?at your fingertips and you?ll become skilled at its configuration and maintenance elements. Using Macromedia Dreamweaver MX 2004 and a bit of hand-coding, you?ll also learn how to ensure your site looks good on the Windows platform, as well as in older browsers.
Table of Contents
Introduction to Mac OS X: New features.- Mac graphic design issues.- Developing static websites.- Browser issues.- Dynamic web page development.- Mac UNIX essentials.- Apache Modules.- Databases.- Server-side language environments.- Multimedia.- Case study.
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