MAC OS X Web Server Handbook

MAC OS X Web Server Handbook

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*Host robust, high-performance Web sites with Mac OS X! *From the basics to scripting, Web applications, e-commerce, and beyond! *Expert deployment, security, and administration techniques *Mac-based e-mail, database services, streaming media, forums, chat, and more *Covers Apache, iTools, WebSTAR, and other leading Mac OS X Web serversDeliver powerhouse Web sites and Internet services with Mac OS X!Mac OS X combines Mac simplicity with rock-solid UNIX foundations - making it an outstanding platform for hosting high-traffic Web sites, delivering volumes of e-mail, and providing virtually any Internet service. Best of all, since its a Mac, you dont need years of training - just the Mac OS X Web Server Handbook and the up-to-the-minute updates at the books Web site: http: //hart-mac.sdsc.edu/Handbook/David L. Hart, MacCentral Onlines long-time Web server columnist, covers everything from basic Web server setup through database integration, XHTML, and XML - even e-commerce. Youll discover todays best Mac OS X-based solutions and techniques for: *Providing e-mail, FTP, search, and mailing list services *Deploying community forums, chat, Web cams, and other popular site features *Provid
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  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 177.8 x 231.14 x 33.02mm | 839.14g
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • w. figs.
  • 0130327158
  • 9780130327154

Table of contents

PREFACE. The Book for You. Scope. The Handbook Format. Conventions. Internet-Enhanced Book. So Finally....Acknowledgments. 1. The Big Picture. Planning and Preparation. Basic Services. Advanced Services. Presentation. Looking Ahead.2. Mac OS X and Internet Basics. Mac OS X. The Internet.3. Goals and Planning. Who Is My Intended Audience? What Services Should I Provide? What Human Resources Will I Need? What Hardware Will I Need? What Information Types Will I Encounter?4. Networking. Choosing a Connection Method. IP Addresses and Domain Names. Internet Service Providers (ISPs). Network Software. The Domain Name System (DNS).5. System Maintenance. Basic System Maintenance. Server Management. Mac OS X Security.6. Client Software. Web Browsers. FTP Clients. E-Mail Clients. Multimedia Players. Other Handy Client Software.7. Web Servers. Choosing a Web Server. Securing Your Web Server. Apache. iTools. Mac OS X Server. WebSTAR. Web Server 4D. Web Hosting. Log Analysis Tools.8. FTP, E-Mail, and Search. FTP Servers. E-Mail Servers. List Servers. Search Engines.9. Databases and XML. Databases and the Web. Choosing Database Services. Extensible Markup Language (XML).10. Guestbooks, Forums, and Chats. Building a Community. Selecting Forum and Chat Software. Outsourcing Forums.11. Scripting and the CGI. Interacting with the Web. Forms. The Common Gateway Interface (CGI). Scripting Languages.12. Beyond Scripting. Web Application Development. JavaScript. Server-Side Includes (SSIs). Web Application Tools. Java.13. E-Commerce. Choosing E-Commerce Services. Outsourcing E-Commerce. Site Promotion. Web Advertising.14. Live and Streaming Media. Live and Recorded Media. Lights, Web Cam, Action. Streaming Multimedia.15. Development and Design. "Authoring" and Publishing. Web Page Languages. Site Organization. Web Development Tools. Design Basics.16. Future Web. Web Anywhere and Everywhere. Collaboration and Control. Worldwide Computing. Out on a Limb.Appendix A: Mac OS X Resources. Apple and Mac OS X. Software and Updates. News and Reference. Books. UNIX Guides and Tutorials.Appendix B: Web Reference Guides. Internet and Web Standards. General Development Guides.Index.
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About David L. Hart

DAVID L. HART is Manager of External Relations for the San Diego Supercomputer Center, where he supervises creative professionals who produce Web sites, press releases, newsletters, and publications for SDSC and the National Partnership for Advanced Computational Infrastructure. Hart writes a regular column on Mac Web servers for MacCentral Online. His previous Prentice Hall books include The Cross-Platform Mac Handbook and The Mac OS 8 Web Server Cookbook (with Philip Bourne).
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