By Ole Henry Halvorsen,Douglas Clarke

OS X and iOS Kernel Programming combines crucial working process and kernel structure wisdom with a hugely useful procedure to help you write powerful kernel-level code. You’ll research basic suggestions comparable to reminiscence administration and thread synchronization, in addition to the I/O package framework. You’ll additionally find out how to write your individual kernel-level extensions, akin to gadget drivers for USB and Thunderbolt units, together with networking, garage and audio drivers.

OS X and iOS Kernel Programming presents an incisive and whole creation to the XNU kernel, which runs iPhones, iPads, iPods, and Mac OS X servers and consumers. Then, you’ll extend your horizons to check Mac OS X and iOS procedure structure. realizing Apple’s working structures will let you write effective machine drivers, equivalent to these coated within the publication, utilizing I/O Kit.

With OS X and iOS Kernel Programming, you’ll:

  • Discover classical kernel structure issues comparable to reminiscence administration and thread synchronization
  • Become well-versed within the intricacies of the kernel improvement approach by means of utilising kernel debugging and profiling instruments
  • Learn find out how to installation your kernel-level tasks and the way to effectively package deal them
  • Write code that interacts with units
  • Examine effortless to appreciate instance code which can even be utilized in your individual tasks
  • Create community filters

Whether you’re a hobbyist, pupil, or expert engineer, flip to OS X andiOS Kernel Programming and locate the data you want to commence developing

What you’ll learn

  • OS X and iOS universal middle structure
  • How to jot down tremendous effective code by way of exploiting kernel info
  • Coding kernel-level extensions
  • How to put in writing gadget drivers
  • How to application the I/O package framework
  • Key cellular machine subject matters like strength administration drivers and video trap modules
  • To comprehend OS X reminiscence administration and threads
  • To parse kernel debug messages and package deal tasks prepared for deployment

Who this e-book is for

This ebook is perfect for:

  • Intermediate and complex iPhone and OS X programmers prepared for the next move
  • Kernel-level programmers drawn to how OS X and iOS functionality
  • Open resource programmers with a heritage in Linux or BSD, OS X and iOS
  • Programmers attracted to program functionality
  • System directors working OS X clusters

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