Launchd: Revolutionizing Application Startup Processes

The release of Tiger introduced a plethora of enhancements that have become staples for many users, despite mixed feelings about some of them.

Apple boasts that Tiger features over 200 new additions, including major ones like Dashboards and Spotlights.

However, some of the smaller, yet significant features like launchd might not capture as much attention but hold substantial utility.

Apple’s Developer Connection provides a detailed explanation on launchd, describing it as “a new system startup program” designed to schedule various tasks.

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