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Learn OS X Lion by Mike Lee, Scott Meyers

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Chapter  27

Lion as a Web Server

Lion makes doing everything with the Web as easy as doing it on Mac OS X. We talked about surfing the Web with Safari in Chapter 9 and about generating content for the Web throughout the book. There's one thing left to do: become part of the Web itself by hosting a web server.

To some that might sound complicated, but it doesn't have to be. Getting started is as easy as clicking a button. For the hardcore Net geeks, don't be fooled by Mac OS X's cuddly appearance. When you want to get fierce, there are fangs and claws to go around.

So, whether you'd like to host a home page for your neighborhood bridge club, build an intranet for your home or office, or develop and stage web applications for production and profit, ...

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