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Mac OS X Server is built on Darwin, which has an open source core. Mac OS X Server provides high-performance networking and supports multiple file systems, BSD symmetric multiprocessing, and 64-bit applications. Server administrators benefit from tools that simplify service setup and management. Developers can use WebObjects to create and deploy web and Java applications.

A guided introduction to developing for Mac OS X Server.   Essential information for working with Mac OS X Server.   API references organized by framework.
Mac OS X Server Topics
Apple hardware server solutions such as Xserve G5 and Xserve RAID.   C APIs for developing full-featured server-related applications.   Object-oriented APIs for developing full-featured server-related applications.

APIs that provide fundamental software services to Mac OS X Server applications.   The open source foundation of Mac OS X Server, based on 4.4BSD UNIX.   Information and authentication services needed by servers and clients.

Resources for creating products compatible with Mac OS X Server.   Support for computationally intensive activities.   Technologies for working with web content, web services, and database-driven websites.

An environment for developing server-related applications.   Moving to Mac OS X Server version 10.4 from other server software.   Protocols and services that support networking for server-related products.

Resources for measuring, evaluating, and improving code and system performance.   Tools and programming interfaces for moving code to Mac OS X Server.   Authentication, authorization, and cryptographic services for server applications.

High-capacity storage using Xserve RAID arrays and Xsan file systems.   APIs and tools for streaming media and extending QuickTime Streaming Server.   Tools and applications for Mac OS X Server deployment and administration.

Tools for server product developers and server administrators.   Apple's server program for running J2EE-compatible WebObjects applications.  

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