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Siddhant Jaiswal

I want to get into Mobile App development and I guess Swift might be it.
But will i able to install swift on windows machine? I guess not, Though I'm planning to buy iPad but I don't know if I'll be able to code on that ?

The only other option is installing a MacOS VM and that is too much work for me at least. Hence Flutter seems a more viable option until and unless I'm able to use Swift on Windows or iPad.

Please guide me. πŸ˜…

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Tawhid Author • Edited on

Although, you can install swift in your windows machine but for making apps for the Apple ecosystem you need Xcode which is Macos ONLY IDE.
but you can get Swift playground on your ipad which will make developing apps sophisticated but you cannot compile it to an ios app.So you can develop using Swift in an ipad but macos in the vm is always a viable option.

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Stefano Rigato

You can code on iPad with Swift Playground, Apple recently released it, though I don't know if there's any limitation compared to xCode on MacOS.