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Want to know what's covered in MacTech? Take a look at our table of contents for 2007:

December 2007 Issue

  • Mac in the Shell:
    Pashua: Helping the GUI Crowd
    Give your shell scripts a GUI
  • The Road To Certification
    Increase your knowledge and build credibility along the way
  • DIY: OpenVPN Server
    How to turn OS X client into an OpenVPN server
  • Leopard's New Toolbox
    What's new for the system administrator in OS X 10.5
  • The Road to Code:
    Primary Objective
    Introduction to Objective-C
  • Data Overflow: What's Your Back-up Plan?
    Why you must protect an ever-increasing volume of valuable data
  • Product Guide
    Our annual guide to advertisers and their products
  • MacTech Spotlight
    Dr. Michael Watson, Freeverse, Inc.

November 2007 Issue

  • 5 Leopard Features To Make Your Sys Admin Happier
    Here are a few features that will make your life as a systems administrator easier
  • Mac in the Shell: Leopard Terminal.app: Create Your Workspace
    Have all the comforts of ~
  • The Road to Code: Leopard Detour
    What's new for developers in Leopard
  • Changing Spots
    New ways of manipulating Directory Services in Leopard
  • Using the RADIUS Service in OSX 10.5
    Aimed at Airports, but flexible under the hood
  • Affordable NAS
    Integrating FreeNAS appliance software into a Mac environment
  • Exploring Leopard with DTrace
    How to use DTrace for debugging and exploration
  • Easily Capture video from any VGA or DVI device
    Discover how to grab raw video frames and stream them to your preferred utility
  • MacTech Spotlight: Kent Sutherland
    Independent Developer/Student

October 2007 Issue

  • Demystifying Windows network browsing
    A behind the scenes look at how it really works
  • Strangers in a foreign land
    Integrating OS X with Active Directory
  • The Road to Code: Getting Oriented
    Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming
  • Mac in the Shell: ssh Basics and More
    Is there anything ssh can't do?!
  • Archiving with Tar
    Learn how to use the tar tool
  • MacTech Spotlight: David Sinclair
    Owner, Dejal Systems LLC

September 2007 Issue

  • More ftp
    I've got a fever, and the only cure is more ftp!
  • The Mac Consultant's Guide to Managing Windows Product Keys
    Do your customers (and yourself) a favor with our best practices
  • The Road to Code: Bits and Bytes and Everything Nice
    More Memory Topics
  • FTP Clients for Mac OS X
    Roundup of some popular FTP client apps
  • Quoting in the shell
    Dealing with interesting characters in shell programming
  • My Sojourn Through Cocoa Boot Camp
    Or What It's Like Getting Back Into The Trenches...
  • MacTech Spotlight: Brian Webster
    Fat Cat Software

August 2007 Issue

    An impressionistic report on two very different technical conferences
  • Mac in the Shell: Plumbing the Depths
    Finding hidden gems in application bundles
  • Backups on a Budget
    Build your own backup utility with AppleScript Studio
  • Developing for the iPhone
    OR: how I learned to stop worrying and love Web 2.0
  • The Road to Code: Pointing the Way
    Game on!
  • Understanding SMB in OS X
    There are many more pieces than you may realize
  • Real World Review: REALbasic 2007r2
  • KoolTools: MacCase Premium Leather Collection
  • MacTech Spotlight
    Dave Schroeder, U. of Wisconsin-Madison

July 2007 Issue

  • AppleScript and Apple Remote Desktop
    Automating an automation tool
  • More from the Unknown
    More shell tools that typically go unnoticed
  • DIY: BIND DNS Server
    How to turn OS X client into a full-featured DNS server
  • The Courage to Start
    Take the first step toward programming for Mac OS X
  • Environment Variables
    What they are and how to use them
  • Advanced Tables with AppleScript Studio
    Learn how to support editable tables and drag-and-drops
  • Using NetBooting on the Mac OS X Server for delivery of mass client deployment
  • MacTech Spotlight
    Steve Modica, CEO, Small Tree Communications

June 2007 Issue

  • Automation Potpourri
    Shell and GUI scripting come together
  • MSX: Client Wrangling 101
    How to gain and keep control of your clients
  • The MacTech 25, 2007
  • Troubleshooting Directory Services
    The basics
  • Open Source Options for Mac OS X
    How to leverage open source applications in Mac OS X 10.4
  • Copy That
    Why you need a clipboard manager
  • MacTech Spotlight
    Eric Schwiebert, Microsoft Corporation

May 2007 Issue

  • Introduction to AppleScripting Microsoft Entourage
  • Learn F-Script in 20 Minutes
    And have fun playing with Core Image
  • The man Show
    Learning shell utilities with and without man
  • Perl 6 on XCode
    Bringing the power of Perl 6 to the OS X environment
  • Apple's Transition from Open Firmware to Extensible Firmware Interface
  • Uninstalling with AppleScript
    Building an uninstaller with AppleScript Studio
  • Real World Reviews:
    AMCC 3Ware Sidecar Kit
    When it's time to step up to more and better
  • MacTech Spotlight
    Paul Kafasis, CEO, Rogue Amoeba Software

April 2007 Issue

  • Remotely Control Your Mac Without a Computer
    Use the world, and your location, to control and manipulate your home
  • Lego NXT on the Mac
    Lego's next generation Mindstorm kits play nice with the Mac.
  • Using "Parallels Desktop" with Bootcamp to run Windows XP
  • KoolTools:
    Maxtor Shared Storage Drives
  • MacTech Spotlight
    Jonathan "Wolf" Rentszch, Founder, Red Shed Software Company
  • SPECIAL SECTION: Moving from Microsoft Office VBA to AppleScript
    MacTech's Guide to Making the Transition

March 2007 Issue

  • Introduction to Scripting Microsoft PowerPoint
  • OS X Failover - Part 1
    A beginner's guide
  • Apple's Transition: Apple Partition Map to the GUID Partition Table
  • The Source Hound: MacFUSE: The Man Behind the Mask
    Open Source Strikes Again
  • Which Log?
    Following up on which log shows you what
  • Virtual Reality
    Which solution is right for me?
  • Local File Transfer on the Easy
    Your clients, and their mail server, will love it
  • Real World Review:
    MyVu Personal Media Viewer
  • MacTech Spotlight
    Tim Standing, VP Engineering, SoftRAID, LLC

February 2007 Issue

  • Introduction to Scripting Microsoft Excel
  • Virtual Choices on the Mac
    VMWare brings their wares to Intel Macs
  • Pwn your Tab Key
    Mice are for wimps
  • Automate Your Place, Part 2
    Have your Mac brew your coffee and take care of the lights on your way out
  • More on Logs
    Watching log files without really watching them
  • Matching satellite Altec Lansing FX 6021 speakers with Apple Display
  • Camping in OS X
    A file sharing primer
  • Real World Reviews:
    BravoPro Disc Publishing System
    DiskWarrior 4
  • KoolTools:
    RadTech Sleevz and Krussell Music Series Cases
    iSkin Claro and eVo3 Cases
    Newer Technology's TRAFFICJamz and NuPower ViDEO+
  • MacTech at Macworld 2007
    ...a gathering not quite like any other
  • MacTech Spotlight
    Michael Clark, VP Engineering, Marketcircle

January 2007 Issue

  • Introduction to Scripting Microsoft Word
  • Can RAID be used for Backup?
  • Creating and installing Xcode menu scripts using Xcode
  • The R statistics package
  • Automate Your Place, part 1
    Real-world Integration
  • On Logs
    Everything you need to know about your system
  • Jumbo Frame Networks
    Tap into extra Ethernet Speed
  • Laptop Hard Drive Speed
    4200, 5400, 7200 RPMs... does it really matter?
  • Focus Review: Juniper/Netscreen Protection
  • Sound Studio 3
  • Height and Angle FootRester
  • MacTech Spotlight Featuring:
    Christoph Nadig and Pascal Freiburghaus

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