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Can someone post a proper Ubuntu Configuration for developing iPad's applications?

I need a good IDE and a guide on how to install any essential compilers etc.

Thanks

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maybe wrong, but I think that the supported Apple SDK for iPad and iPhone runs on a Mac computer only? My advice - stick to developing something that is more open such as Android. –  fossfreedom Jul 30 '11 at 20:05
    
Yes but I have a university project and I do not own a Mac –  ntenisOT Jul 30 '11 at 20:14
    
Mac OS X + XCode within VMWare instance running via VMWare Player or Workstation is your best bet then. If you want to mess with Mac OS X a bit you can try hackintosh. You'll need to buy Mac OS X in both cases though... –  Alex Jul 30 '11 at 20:58

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Developing Iphone and IPad applications is supported only if it is developed on a Mac. This is especially true if you want your application to end up in the App-store. A good explanation is given on another stackoverflow site here which ties together your Objective-C question and writing for the IPad.

Apple, unusually perhaps, have an excellent IDE and development tools which they give away for free.

I would either buy a used Mac, or (if you have a license) - install a virtualised OS-X in VMWare etc.

KDevelop does have some Objective C patches - but it doesnt look like it is actively supported.

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I do agree with @fossfreedom . The only application I know is dragonFireSDK , to create iPad and iPhone applications in Windows only.

I also asked for alternative in Ubuntuforums.org long time ago, but I didn't find anything.

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