- This is the definitive guide to the revolutionary graphics system of Mac OS X that uses the Portable Document Format (PDF) as the basis of its imaging model
- It contains the latest on programming with Quartz for Mac OS X version 10.4
- Carefully crafted and extensive code examples show how to accomplish most of the drawing tasks possible with Quartz
About the Author
Bunny Laden is a senior technical writer for Apple Computer who writes documentation for Mac OS X technologies, including Quartz, Core Image, and Quartz Composer. She has won technical writing awards for a number of Apple documents QuickTime VR Authoring Studio, Handling Unicode Text With MLTE, Supporting Printing in Your Application—and for the book Learning Carbon (O'Reilly&Associates). In her former life as an academician, she authored articles on a number of topics including music cognition and musical acoustics.
24 years of professional programming, primarily focused on modeling tools and geometric algorithms. Employers include Digital Equipment Corporation, Apple, Walt Disney Feature Animation, Digital Domain, and Industrial Light + Magic. Formed and lead groups specializing in these areas as well as in physics simulation.
Film Credits: Oil&Vinegar, 102 Dalmatians, Disney's Magic Lamp, Mickey's Philharmagic, Reign of Fire, Kangaroo Jack, Chicken Little, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.
ACM Siggraph, IEEE.
M.S. in Computer Science, University of Washington.