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Can I develop on Windows?
Started by bashir.a36 Jun 25 2018 10:34 AM

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Can I develop using CoronaSDK on a Windows machine, then upload the app made using CoronaSDK to the iPhone App Store?



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To build apps for Apple's App Store, you have to have a computer that can run Xcode, which requires macOS.

 

Most developers who are primarily on Windows will pick up an inexpensive Mac Mini (new, refurbished, or used) and then use it when they need to build the iOS/tVOS/macOS binary. That way they can do all of the primary work on Windows, but then switch to the Mac for this final step. Others have had success with MacInCloud.com where you can rent a Mac online, do the final steps there and submit the binary. An unsupported option would be to use a Hackintosh, or macOS running in a virtual machine on your Windows machine. We can't possibly support all the possible hardware/VM combinations so you may find success there.

 

Rob


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Adding to Rob's post.  While I still own a MacBookPro, I don't use it because I find building from a VM running on my Windows machine to be more pleasant and faster.

 

I am still running Sierra in my VM.  I followed these directions: https://techsviewer.com/install-macos-sierra-vmware-windows/


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