Series: Apple Pro Training
Paperback: 936 pages
Publisher: Peachpit Press; 1 edition (January 1, 2016)
Product Dimensions: 7.4 x 2 x 9.1 inches
Shipping Weight: 3.3 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars See all reviews (7 customer reviews)
Best Sellers Rank: #56,785 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #18 in Books > Computers & Technology > Operating Systems > Macintosh #41 in Books > Computers & Technology > Operating Systems > Windows > Windows Desktop #59 in Books > Textbooks > Computer Science > Operating Systems
I still have not finished the book, I'm up to Lesson 9 (there are 26 lessons total), but so far so good. I will update once I'm done with the book or if I find another errata on the book.The book is easy to follow and the exercises make you practice the material just learned. I recommend going to the Peachpit website to register the book and download the exercises. There are also some lesson reviews and guides to configure a server for the exercises. You will need to have at least one Apple computer that you can reconfigure or reinstall to do most of the exercises. I solved the issue by creating two virtual machines, one as server and one as client.There is an Errata regarding Keychain Access application and exercises in Lesson 7 and 8.Apple has retired the First Aid tab in Keychain Access/Preferences. Please refer to https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT205637Keychain AccessAvailable for: OS X El Capitan v10.11 and v10.11.1Impact: A malicious application may be able to masquerade as the Keychain Server.Description: An issue existed in how Keychain Access interacted with Keychain Agent. This issue was resolved by removing legacy functionality.The exercises are not possible to complete since the First Aid tab is no longer there.
....Excellent reading; even-though somewhat technical in some areas....but over all very well written...and good details... ;) Just wish there weremore PROBLEM "scenarios" demonstrated and more common solutions...etc. ? However there are plenty of references so readers can follow-upon solving many needed self-searching problem solving....not to mention "The Apple Community Support" website that is mentioned throughout manual... So overall I gave a 4 STAR (might have given 5 stars...if there were "more" common solutions offered to common problems...etc... ;)-Enjoy & Good Luck...-HartOtex... ;)
Book is very good but if you want to find more about questions from the real exam, download iLearn: Advance ACSP on your Mac or iOS device and you will have all questions and answers.Have fun !!! playing with your Mac and read the Tips.
If you wanted to learn all you ever needed to know to become an expert on Macs this is the book to get. Well worth the price and I buy the new version every year it comes out. A must have for techs and enthusiasts
OS X Support Essentials 10.11 - Apple Pro Training Series (includes Content Update Program): Supporting and Troubleshooting OS X El Capitan Apple Pro Training Series: OS X Support Essentials 10.10: Supporting and Troubleshooting OS X Yosemite OS X Server 5.0 Essentials - Apple Pro Training Series: Using and Supporting OS X Server on El Capitan (3rd Edition) Apple Watch and iPhone Fitness Tips and Tricks (includes Content Update Program) Apple Pro Training Series: OS X Server Essentials 10.10: Using and Supporting OS X Server on Yosemite My Windows 10 Tablet (includes Content Update Program): Covers Windows 10 Tablets including Microsoft Surface Pro (My...) MCITP Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-623): Supporting and Troubleshooting Applications on a Windows Vista® Client for Consumer Support Technicians Puppy Training: How To Train a Puppy: A Step-by-Step Guide to Positive Puppy Training (Dog training,Puppy training, Puppy house training, Puppy training ... your dog,Puppy training books Book 3) My Windows 10 Computer for Seniors (includes Video and Content Update Program) Windows 10 Tips and Tricks (includes Content Update Program) Computer Basics Absolute Beginner's Guide, Windows 10 Edition (includes Content Update Program) (8th Edition) Windows 10 In Depth (includes Content Update Program) The Swift Developer's Cookbook (includes Content Update Program) (Developer's Library) My OneNote 2016 (includes Content Update Program) Apple Pro Training Series: Logic Pro 8 and Logic Express 8 Apple Pro Training Series: Soundtrack Pro Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Pro X (2nd Edition) Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Pro X 10.2: Professional Post-Production Coconut Oil and Apple Cider Vinegar: 28 Mind Blowing Uses for Coconut Oil and Apple Cider Vinegar (The Apple Cider Vinegar and Coconut Oil Bible - Amazing Benefits, Many Uses, and Natural Cures) Puppy Training: Puppy Training for Beginners: The Complete Puppy Training Guide to Crate Training, Clicker Training, Leash Training, Housebreaking, Nutrition, and More