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iOS Swift 2.0 Basics An Introduction to Swift Programming An Introduction to Xcode

Munir Yousef
Munir Yousef
123 Points

I dont have a mac but i want to learn swift on xcode. what can i do ?

Dont have a mac but want to learn swift

8 Answers

Munir Yousef
Munir Yousef
123 Points

Thank you for your answer

I've never tried it but on youtube there are a lot of videos that will show you how to run the mac operating system in windows with virtualization. Check the below link. Remember I've never done it just researched it a bit.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZtZARlrH5QI

Patrick Donohoe
Patrick Donohoe
2,135 Points

to begin with you don't need a mac. you can use an online swift compiler which works the same as a playground. Try this one: http://swiftstub.com/ as you progress to building an app you will need a mac though.

I use VirtualBox on PC to run OS X El Capitan. I've been using for a while now, not for swift but I do have xcode there. I watched this video to learn how to install and everything: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7rM5iXOE7aI

If you need help or have any questions let me know.

Munir Yousef
Munir Yousef
123 Points

Thank you for that info.

I don't think you can have a Mac OS virtual image inside Windows OS. However, the vice versa is possible though.

Stuart Forrest
Stuart Forrest
1,723 Points

It is running macOS in a virtual environment is against Apple's policy also!!!

Why not just get a Mac? It's far easier, if you're super serious about it.