As the summer heads to its height, and the beta season starts moving toward final release, MacDMV will gather on August 15th! Scott Secrest from Jamf will present on the state of Jamf Pro, and Jennifer Unger will present on converting Smart Groups to Advanced Searches with the Jamf API, taking some of the load off your JSS. Once presentations are complete, we’ll open the floor for open discussion on iOS 11 and High Sierra and how testing is going. Come join your colleagues and learn about what’s coming, what you can do today, and make some new friends. Schedule for Aug 15th starting at 6:00. Intro from ID.me. Scott Secrest – Jamf – Jamf Pro Jennifer Unger – Converting[…]
Lightning Talks! The idea is simple: come give a 5-10 minute talk on any subject. If you’re just working on your public speaking, or if you’re getting a talk ready for a conference proposal, this is a great way to practice the core elements of a talk and get ready for conference proposals! Powered by Eventbrite You don’t have to talk to attend, but it’s a good way to get some practice and have some fun. We’re being hosted by Finn Partners, for which we are thankful! The building is an ID Check building, so please do bring photo ID. After the Lightning Talks, we’ll head out in search of some food and fellowship. See you there! Nearest Metro: Farragut[…]
Happy Fall! We’ll be having a lunch social at Clyde’s of Tysons Corner next Saturday, November 5th 2016, at 12pm. Come out and join your fellow admins for discussion of macOS Sierra, iOS 10.1, the new MacBook Pros, and the future of platform management! Powered by Eventbrite 8332 Leesburg Pike Vienna, VA 22182 Metro: Greensboro Station, Silver Line
Join your fellow Apple Admins at Tyber Bierhaus in Bethesda on Thursday, September 22nd from 6pm to 8pm for a tasty beverage and some good food. We’ll be talking informally about the release of iOS 10 and macOS Sierra (10.12), as well as the launch of the iPhone 7! Powered by Eventbrite Tyber Bierhaus Metro: Red Line, Bethesda 7525 Old Georgetown Rd Bethesda, MD 20814
Session Notes: August Learning Session Storing our Digital Lives: Mac filesystems from MFS to APFS Rich Trouton, HHMI MFS – Macintosh File System Once upon a time: Macintosh File System. Introduced resource forks: * Graphical data stored on disks (floppy) * Enabled easier localization through multiple language objectst inside a fork. * Simplified application distro. Stored metadata needed to support the OS.
Join us for our August Meetup at National Geographic on Saturday, August 13th at 12:00pm! We’ll be talking about filesystems and Apple’s forthcoming APFS with Rich Trouton from HHMI. For legal reasons, we will NOT be livestreaming or recording this talk. You must be present to win, no purchase necessary. After the talk, we’ll have free tickets to see National Geographic’s The Greeks exhibit (or, if you’d like, you can give tickets to your family while you listen to Rich’s talk!), and for those not interested in the exhibit, we’ll find some lunch nearby. Please RSVP separately for Museum tickets so we know how many we need. Storing our digital lives: Mac filesystems from MFS to APFS For as long[…]
Read Tom’s Post on Testing iOS 10 & Sierra for more resources and information. Please mark your calendars for Saturday, August 13th, 2016, when Rich Trouton will present on APFS and File Systems.
Join us for our July Meetup at National Geographic in downtown DC for a discussion and presentation about testing the latest Developer Releases of macOS Sierra (10.12) and iOS 10 with your current environment to identify bugs, help report issues, and reporting issues in a way that will help Apple identify serious issues and fix them. We’ll be meeting on July 26th, 2016 at 6:30pm until 8:00pm, with food to follow. Please RSVP Now For Free! Powered by Eventbrite We’ll also be having a conversation about the future of Mac DMV, the results of the survey, and some direction for going forward with better guidance! Afterwards, we’ll adjourn to The Big Hunt on Connecticut Avenue to enjoy some food and[…]
Join other DC-area Apple-focused Admins & Consultants to talk about important issues of the day, followed by lunch out on the town. Come get to know other DC-area folks who are doing what you do, and discuss critical technical subjects, future products, implementation strategies, and other issues facing you and your organization. This month we’ll have a conference preview for the upcoming Penn State Mac Admins conference, as well as discussion and planning of a driving caravan to the event happening at the end of June in nearby State College, PA. The largest conference of its kind right now, the Penn State Mac Admins conference represents one, if not the, best opportunities to gain knowledge in the field. We’ll have[…]
Hello everyone! We’re gearing up for next Saturday, April 30th’s Mac DMV April Meetup! Our friends at Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Library have commandeered their auditorium for us, and we’ve got a great presentation coming from Rich Trouton on Building Good Documentation for your Organization, and how it can help you get more downtime, and go on vacation comfortably. We may also have a surprise talk from another member of Mac DMV, but we’re not pulling the wraps off just yet. We’ll be starting at 11am on Saturday, and then heading to lunch at Kloby’s on Montpelier Road when we’re finished. Last time Kloby’s was a huge hit with their excellent barbecue, and plentiful beverage options. We look forward to[…]