Mac OS X History and Technology

By: Richard Glaser & James Reynolds - Revised: 2014-01-23 richard

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This class will introduce the student to the history of the technologies behind the Macintosh Mac OS X operating system. This will include a discussion of the more traditional Apple technologies and the new NeXT and UNIX technologies Apple has acquired through its purchase of the NeXT Computer Corporation. Also, Apple's involvement in the Open Source community through its Darwin project.