UKUUG / Apple event - 1st November 2004 (fwd)

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UKUUG/Apple Technology briefing - Mac OS X and High
Performance Heterogeneous Environments

Monday 1st November, 2004; 10:30 - 4pm  (lunch provided)

In association with Apple, the UKUUG is proud to be
organising an Apple Technology briefing - "Mac OS X and High
Performance Heterogeneous Environments", aimed at all UNIX
users, particularly those interested in its core
technologies and the associated development environments.

This event is free to attend, but you must register in
advance as places are strictly limited. You can register at

The provisional programme includes:

Main speaker:

Jordan Hubbard of Apple speaking on "OS X and UNIX: past and future".

Jordan is the manager of BSD Technologies for Apple, and is
substantially involved in Apple's open source activities. Before
arriving at Apple, he was a Principal Technologist for Wind River
Systems and was responsible for the FreeBSD CDROM product line at BSDi.
Jordan co-founded and helped manage the FreeBSD project for many years
and is a long-time contributor to the Open Source community.

Ken Tabb from the University of Hertfordshire will introduce the Xcode
development environment and show how to write Cocoa based applications
wrapping around standard UNIX shell scripts.

Sabah Silah is a researcher in the Department of Physics and Astronomy
at the University of Manchester.  He will speak on his experiences of
using OS X for CPU intensive tasks and the integration with other

Robert Watson will speak on experiences of porting the FreeBSD 5 MAC
framework to Darwin - the Open Source Unix underpinnings of OS X. Robert
is a Principal Research Scientist at McAfee Research, a commercial
research organization performing computer security research for US
government customers, and member of the FreeBSD Core Team. His recent
work on FreeBSD includes the TrustedBSD MAC Framework, and fine-grained
SMP locking of the network stack.

O'Reilly and Associates will be present selling books at a
25% discount. Details of how to order books are available from
the event webpage. If you can not attend the event; UKUUG members
can get a 27.5% discount on books bought through the UKUUG office.

Further details and the latest programme are available on
the UKUUG website at .

UKUUG Secretariat
PO Box 37
Herts SG9 9UQ
Tel:  01763 273475
Fax:  01763 273255
office at

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