2012 Table of Contents
TweetFollow Us on Twitter

2012 Table of Contents

MacTech Magazine: Table of Contents

Established in 1984, MacTech Magazine is the only monthly magazine focused on Macintosh technology. Distributed in over 50 countries, MacTech is read by tens of thousands of technical Macintosh users ... from network administrators to programmers, from solution providers to Enterprise, and in general anyone that's interested in Apple products beyond the user level. Subscribe risk free today!

Want to know what's covered in MacTech? Take a look at our table of contents for 2012:


Note: To align with Apple's policies and expectations for iOS Newsstand for the iPad edition of MacTech, at the end of this volume (Volume 28), MacTech realigned the numbering/naming of issues. It is a numbering change only -- subscriber get the same number of issues monthly from MacTech (e.g., similar to changing from an accounting calendar year to a fiscal year).

Fall 2012 Special Issue

  • MacEnterprise
    Drinking Adobe RUM
    Automating Adobe CS updates via the command line. With a side trip into using pkgbuild.
  • Developer to Developer
    Adopting Quick Look
    Enabling the user to quickly examine items within your application
  • MacEnterprise
    Creating Deployment Images with FileWave Lightning
    Using a new tool to build modular images
  • An Introduction to Squid
    The Squid proxy server.
  • Essential Guide to Html5 and Css3 Web Design
    Chapter 1 - An Intro to Web Design
  • OpenBSM: Your Mac’s Unseen Auditor
  • Introduction to AppleScriptObjC (Cocoa-AppleScript)
  • What’s Been Missing
    The Need for Categories in Technology
  • Network Protection in Mountain Lion
    Options for deflecting attacks and staying healthy
  • The MacTech Spotlight
    Charles S. Edge, Jr.
    http://www.krypted.com, http://www.318.com

August 2012 Issue

  • MacEnterprise
    Investing in Infrastructure
    Building reusable frameworks for systems administration tasks
  • Developer to Developer
    Fresh Bits in Mountain Lion
    The shiny new things Apple has added in the new version of OS X
  • Understanding AppleScript Dictionaries
  • Introducing RubyMotion
    Developing iOS apps using RubyMotion
  • An introduction to gdb
    How to use the GNU debugger
  • The tcpdump network utility
    How to capture network data using tcpdump
  • Installing an SSD drive on an iMac
    Replacing the HD of a late 2009 27-inch iMac with a SSD.
  • The MacTech Spotlight
    Vincent Bénony
    http://www.cryptic-apps.com

July 2012 Issue

  • MacEnterprise
    Automating Mountain Lion Installs
    Upgrade to or install OS X Mountain Lion by installing a package
  • Developer to Developer
    Exploring Grand Central Dispatch Part 2
    Responding Responsively
  • Managing Mountain Lion's FileVault 2 with fdesetup
  • Automation and App Usage in Mountain Lion
  • An Introduction to Moodle
    Installing and using Moodle on a Mac running Lion
  • Anatomy of an upgrade
    My experience moving users from Microsoft Messenger to Lync for Mac
  • Running a cache DNS server on Lion
    How to use BIND to run a cache DNS server
  • Kool Tools
    Matias - Tactile One Keyboard Bento 4 for iPad Default Folder X
  • The MacTech Spotlight
    Miso Antonic and Peter Krajcik

June 2012 Issue

  • MacEnterprise
    Managing Local Accounts - Now Even Easier!
    Using a new Cocoa tool to build packages to create and maintain local accounts
  • Developer to Developer
    Exploring Grand Central Dispatch
    Going Beyond Queues
  • Mac in the Shell
    Cauliflower Vest
    Unusual Name, Serious Security
  • A Better Editor with AppleScriptObjC
    Improving the Basic Text Editor
  • Selecting Photos in iOS
    How to Select a Photo from the Photo Library in an iOS Application
  • Dragging On with AppleScriptObjC
    Exploring the Drag-and-Drop Mechanism
  • Consultant Cowboy
    Projects: Reducing the Project Ante
    Tools to manage projects
  • The MacTech Spotlight
    Dana Morgan
    TheMelodyBook.com

May 2012 Issue

  • Mac Enterprise
    Managing Local Admin Accounts
    Using packages to create and maintain local administrative accounts
  • Kool Tools
    Elgato - Thunderbolt SSD
    Houdah Software - Snip Edges
  • Developer to Developer
    Developer Tools and More Developer Tools
    Beyond XCode
  • Mac in the Shell
    iCloud for the SysAdmin
    Or, how I learned to stop worrying and love the cloud
  • Getting Started with Cauliflower Vest
  • Kool Tools
    Insider Software - Font Agent Pro
    Autrix - Black Book
    FileTrek
  • Consultant Cowboy
    Projects: Tools in your Project Workflow
    Tools to manage projects
  • The MacTech spotlight
    Kevin Kachikian
    Amuse, Inc

April 2012 Issue

  • MacEnterprise
    Managing Firefox 10 ESR
    Managing Firefox 10 settings in enterprise environments
  • Developer to Developer
    Blocks in Cocoa and Cocoa Touch
    Going Beyond Methods
  • An Introduction to WordPress
    Installing WordPress on a Lion system
  • Virtualization and the Mac
    Why you would want to virtualize and how to get started
  • Mac in the Shell
    Connecting with Others – Machines, That Is
    Options for testing connectivity and transferring files
  • The find UNIX command
    How to use the find UNIX command
  • The MacTech Spotlight
    Justin Ficorrotta
    Dojotron

March 2012 Issue

  • MacEnterprise
    Creating “Power-Users” in Lion
    Allow your non-administrative users additional privileges under Lion
  • Developer to Developer
    Minding the Store
    A developer’s look at selling on the Mac app store
  • Setting Warning Banners in Lion
    Letting users know where you stand
  • Mountain Lion Preview
    Plus a mountain of new tools
  • Encrypting Beyond the Boot Drive
    Protecting your Mac’s other drives with FileVault 2’s encryption
  • Consultant Cowboy
    Projects: Estimate Practices Make your estimates better
  • Wireshark Display Filters
    What they are and how to use them
  • The MacTech Spotlight
    Seth Willits, Araelium Group

February 2012 Issue

  • Mac in the Shell:
    Bandwidth Management in the Shell
    Or, proving your point... with data!
  • Developer to Developer: Operational Concurrency
    Using NSOperationQueue to do multiple things at once
  • Creating a Working Mac Museum
    Saving memories and putting old computers to use
  • AppleScript Makes Documents
    Building a basic text editor with AppleScript ObjC
  • "What Do You Mean, It's Gone?!?"
    Safeguarding your Mac's data when the Mac is lost or stolen
  • MacEnterprise: Software Update for Non-Administrators
    Allow your non-administrative users to run Software Update under Lion
  • The MacTech Spotlight:
    Steven Troughton-Smith, High Caffeine Content

January 2012 Issue

  • Mac in the Shell
    Setting Up the Network--Shell Style
    Automating your way to happiness
  • MacEnterprise
    Modular Imaging with Lion
    Building a Lion image for mass deployment
  • Internet Safety Basics with the Mac
    Keeping children safe with Parental Controls and other basic tools
  • Object Orientation
    Touring the Frameworks
    The objects that Apple equips you with for free
  • Developer to Developer
    The Joy of Frameworks
    Take your reusable software components to the next level with custom frameworks
  • Stringing Up with AppleScript
    Learn how AppleScript and AppleScriptObjC handle text data

See the prior year table of contents. Click here.

 

Community Search:
MacTech Search:

Software Updates via MacUpdate

VOX 2.8.6 - Music player that supports m...
VOX just sounds better! The beauty is in its simplicity, yet behind the minimal exterior lies a powerful music player with a ton of features and support for all audio formats you should ever need.... Read more
MacUpdate Desktop 6.1.3 - Search and ins...
MacUpdate Desktop 6 brings seamless 1-click app installs and version updates to your Mac. With a free MacUpdate account and MacUpdate Desktop 6, Mac users can now install almost any Mac app on... Read more
ExpanDrive 5.4.1 - Access cloud storage...
ExpanDrive builds cloud storage in every application, acts just like a USB drive plugged into your Mac. With ExpanDrive, you can securely access any remote file server directly from the Finder or... Read more
Espionage 3.6.6 - Simple, state-of-the-a...
Espionage offers state-of-the-art encryption and plausible deniability for your confidential data. Sometimes, encrypting your data isn't enough to protect it. That's why Espionage 3 goes beyond data... Read more
Pinegrow Web Designer 2.94 - Mockup and...
Pinegrow Web Designer is desktop app that lets you mockup and design webpages faster with multi-page editing, CSS and LESS styling, and smart components for Bootstrap, Foundation, Angular JS, and... Read more
1Password 6.3.3 - Powerful password mana...
1Password is a password manager that uniquely brings you both security and convenience. It is the only program that provides anti-phishing protection and goes beyond password management by adding Web... Read more
Sublime Text 3126 - Sophisticated text e...
Sublime Text is a sophisticated text editor for code, markup, and prose. You'll love the slick user interface, extraordinary features, and amazing performance. Features Goto Anything. Use Goto... Read more
ForkLift 3.0 Beta 2 - Powerful file mana...
ForkLift is a powerful file manager and ferociously fast FTP client clothed in a clean and versatile UI that offers the combination of absolute simplicity and raw power expected from a well-executed... Read more
OmniFocus 2.7.1 - GTD task manager with...
OmniFocus helps you manage your tasks the way that you want, freeing you to focus your attention on the things that matter to you most. Capturing tasks and ideas is always a keyboard shortcut away in... Read more
CleanApp 5.1.1 - Application deinstaller...
CleanApp is an application deinstaller and archiver.... Your hard drive gets fuller day by day, but do you know why? CleanApp 5 provides you with insights how to reclaim disk space. There are... Read more

Leaf for Twitter (Social Networking)
Leaf for Twitter 1.0.1 Device: iOS iPhone Category: Social Networking Price: $4.99, Version: 1.0.1 (iTunes) Description: | Read more »
Banner Saga 2 (Games)
Banner Saga 2 1.0 Device: iOS Universal Category: Games Price: $4.99, Version: 1.0 (iTunes) Description: The epic award winning story-based role-playing game continues its emotional journey across a breaking world. Lead your Viking... | Read more »
Concrete Jungle (Games)
Concrete Jungle 1.16 Device: iOS Universal Category: Games Price: $4.99, Version: 1.16 (iTunes) Description: A follow up to the puzzle hit 'MegaCity'! Concrete Jungle is a new take on the city building genre that swaps micro-... | Read more »
5 great apps for the budget traveller
Travelling abroad, or even within your home country, has never been easier thanks to our handy smartphone companions. There are hundreds of apps on the market that promise to make your world journeys hassle-free, but we've selected five of the... | Read more »
Zip—Zap (Games)
Zip—Zap 1.01 Device: iOS Universal Category: Games Price: $1.99, Version: 1.01 (iTunes) Description: Touch to contract.Release to let go.Bring the clumsy mechanical beings home. · · · over 100 levelsno adsno in-app-purchases Zip—... | Read more »
Paperback: The Game (Games)
Paperback: The Game 1.0 Device: iOS Universal Category: Games Price: $3.99, Version: 1.0 (iTunes) Description: You are an author trying to finish kitschy paperback novels. Complete Westerns, Science Fiction, Romance or even a Crime... | Read more »
How to Rule With a Firm Hand in My Majes...
My Majesty is a kingdom management sim not unlike August’s magisterial hit, Reigns. It’s essentially a reskin of developer Tigrido’s previous management sim, Dictator. As supreme ruler of the land, you must consult with a number of subjects to... | Read more »
Our 5 Favorite iMessage Sticker Packs
At long last, iMessage joins the ranks of messaging apps the likes of LINE and Whatsapp, adding an impressive collection of stickers. They’re a great way to add a little something extra to your daily conversations. [Read more] | Read more »
How to get past Vulture Island's tr...
Vulture Island is a colorful and quirky mish-mash of platforming and puzzles. It’s creative and fresh, but sometimes the game can throw a curveball at you, leaving you stuck as to how you should progress. These tips will help you explore smoothly... | Read more »
The new Clash of Kings is just for Weste...
If you’ve played the original Clash of Kings, you’ll probably recognise the city building, alliance forging and strategic battles in Clash of Kings: The West. What sets this version apart is that it’s tailor made for a Western audience and the... | Read more »

Price Scanner via MacPrices.net

Apple refurbished Mac minis available startin...
Apple has Certified Refurbished Mac minis available starting at $419. Apple’s one-year warranty is included with each mini, and shipping is free: - 1.4GHz Mac mini: $419 $80 off MSRP - 2.6GHz Mac... Read more
13-inch 2.5GHz MacBook Pro available for $928...
Overstock has the 13″ 2.5GHz MacBook Pro available for $927.99 including free shipping. Their price is $171 off MSRP. Read more
Buying McLaren Would Give Apple Instant Car C...
Apple “iCar” rumors have waxed and waned over the years, piquing interest and speculation as to whether Apple is seriously interested in getting into the automotobile business, either in a joint... Read more
Aetna to Transform Members’ Consumer Health E...
Health care benefits company Aetna, which has an estimated 46.3 million clients, today announced a new initiative to revolutionize members consumer health experience by combining the power of iOS... Read more
USB-IF Announces USB Audio Device Class 3.0 S...
USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF), the support organization for the advancement and adoption of USB technology, today announced the USB Audio Device Class 3.0 specification to establish USB Audio over... Read more
Clearance 12-inch 1.2GHz Retina MacBooks, App...
Apple has Certified Refurbished 2015 12″ 1.2GHz Retina MacBooks available for $1189, or $410 off original MSRP. Apple will include a standard one-year warranty with each MacBook, and shipping is free... Read more
Logitech SmartDock and Skype For Business Com...
Logitech has announced Logitech SmartDock, an AV meeting room solution designed in collaboration with Microsoft. Logitech SmartDock works with Skype for Business and qualified devices, including... Read more
27-inch iMacs on sale for up to $220 off MSRP
B&H Photo has 27″ Apple iMacs on sale for up to $200 off MSRP including free shipping plus NY sales tax only: - 27″ 3.3GHz iMac 5K: $2099 $200 off MSRP - 27″ 3.2GHz/1TB Fusion iMac 5K: $1899.99 $... Read more
Apple Macs and iPads available for up to $300...
Purchase a new Mac or iPad using Apple’s Education Store and take up to $300 off MSRP. All teachers, students, and staff of any educational institution qualify for the discount. Shipping is free, and... Read more
Save up to $600 with Apple refurbished Mac Pr...
Apple has Certified Refurbished Mac Pros available for up to $600 off the cost of new models. An Apple one-year warranty is included with each Mac Pro, and shipping is free. The following... Read more

Jobs Board

*Apple* Retail - Multiple Positions- Chicago...
Job Description: Sales Specialist - Retail Customer Service and Sales Transform Apple Store visitors into loyal Apple customers. When customers enter the store, Read more
*Apple* Retail - Multiple Positions- Raleigh...
Job Description:SalesSpecialist - Retail Customer Service and SalesTransform Apple Store visitors into loyal Apple customers. When customers enter the store, Read more
User Support Specialist *Apple* Product Spe...
…Description:Ciber, Inc. is seeking a User Support Specialist - Apple Product Support in Nashville, TN!Responsibilities:Support, implementation, and upgrade of Read more
Restaurant Manager (Neighborhood Captain) - A...
…in every aspect of daily operation. WHY YOU'LL LIKE IT: You'll be the Big Apple . You'll solve problems. You'll get to show your ability to handle the stress and Read more
US- *Apple* Store Leader Program - Apple (Un...
…Summary Learn and grow as you explore the art of leadership at the Apple Store. You'll master our retail business inside and out through training, hands-on Read more
All contents are Copyright 1984-2011 by Xplain Corporation. All rights reserved. Theme designed by Icreon.