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iOS Objective-C Basics (Retired) Fundamentals of C Anatomy of a C program

Brett Klugman
Brett Klugman
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Using a pc

What software should I use if I'm using a pc, since I cannot download xcode?

Since you are in the iOS section you will need a mac to program natively for Mac/iOS. You can rent a mac at http://www.macincloud.com purchase a cheap mac mini, but to put anything in the app store you'll need a developer license too which is $99. I'd suggest coding in XCode though, anything else would be more difficult and harder to find support.

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Chris Howell
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Chris Howell
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Depending on what you are working on.

Code wise: Sublime Text is ideal for simple code editing.

or you can get an "Integrated Development Environment" AKA IDE such as Eclipse, Netbeans, or IntelliJ. These are a bit more complex but useful when developing much more complex applications.

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Chris Howell
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If you really want to code in XCode you may find this helpful, takes a little bit of work but it can be done. If you find that iOS building is "your cup of tea" then you can invest in a Mac instead of working in a virtual machine. You can still do Android and other platforms on a Mac so it wouldn't be a restrictive choice.