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Brandon Thomas6,229 Points
Building iOS apps on windows.
Is it possible to build these apps on the windows platform without too many issues.
Short answer: No
It is possible with Virtual Machines, I believe this is illegal though.
Easiest solution, buy a mac mini, or a used Mac on eBay.
Source: Personal experience.
Ernest, I didn't even know Mac mini exist. Thanks
I recently bought the cheapest Mac Mini on Amazon and it runs everything just fine.
J V you'd be perfectly fine with a 2.5... Mac Mini's are "Desktops" in "Laptop" Form Factor, like "Shuttle PCs"... Though it's not entirely accurate, you can think of them as stationary Mac Books, or iMacs without built-in monitors. They are not Mac Pros, but they will certainly run xcode very well... i would tend to lean toward mac-mini models that are greater than or equal to a July, 2011 model, as the hardware will give you greater flexibility. Keep in mind that Mac Minis require an external Monitor, keyboard, and mouse or pad. You can get a new mini for $599 USD, and I see >= 7/2011 on CraigsList for $175 to $250 all the time... One other note... Newer models do not have a built-in CD/DVD drive, though they're not really necessary with nearly everything being digital download.
Great, thanks guys. Do you think I can use Mac OS X 10.5.8 imac as a screen display?