launchd


launchd is the new cron / init /watchdog replacement paradigm, with a number of interesting features.

Resources:

Date Link Notes
2012
Aug 3 Schedule jobs using launchd An updated reference, with decent examples.
2009
Dec 13 Technical Note TN2083: Daemons and Agents Comprehensive overview, but with no examples.
launchd.plist The reference, but you need to have the right mindset to address it.
Jul 8 launchd in depth Good, clear and in depth, but with very few examples.