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Developing apps on windows?

01-05-2010, 12:06 AM
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Developing apps on windows?

I am interested in trying to develop apps for the iPhone and was wondering if it was possible to do this on windows. I know that Xcode is for Macs but does anyone know of a program like this that will work on windows? I just wanted to mess around with a program like this to get an good idea of how to make an app and eventually try it.
Thanks

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01-05-2010, 12:11 AM
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Originally Posted by hockeyfight View Post
I am interested in trying to develop apps for the iPhone and was wondering if it was possible to do this on windows. I know that Xcode is for Macs but does anyone know of a program like this that will work on windows? I just wanted to mess around with a program like this to get an good idea of how to make an app and eventually try it.
Thanks
please search the threads; hint: titles only - "developing windows"

this has been covered a hundred times on the forums; even with the same title that you proposed. the short answer is NO, you need a mac. in fact, you need 10.5.5 or later - as this contains the codesign utility that is needed to digitally sign your application for submission. you could install macosx as in "hackintosh" - google for it on your PC, but you really should consider buying a mac.

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01-05-2010, 02:01 AM
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Oh ok. I didnt know there were a lot of threads on this. Thanks for the info though.

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