UPGRADE YOUR SKILLS: Learn advanced Swift and SwiftUI on Hacking with Swift+! >>

SOLVED: Beginner Question.. iPhone, iPad, or emulator?

Forums > iOS

@emad  

Hi.

I just start learning Swift, my goal is an iOS developer.

I have two questions: 1- M1 Mac Mini is it good for me? 2- Can I test on the emulator? or I must have a physical device? if a physical device is a requirement can I use iPad Mini instead of iPhone?

Thanks in advance.

3      

  1. Yes, your M1 Mac Mini is good enough to start with
  2. You can test on simulator. There are some limitations but they shouldn't be a problem for you. You can use the iPad of yours but if you create an app which requires iPhone (f.e. all Health App stuff is not available on iPad) you can't test it on your iPad. Same goes for Watch App stuff.

4      

Hacking with Swift is sponsored by RevenueCat

SPONSORED Take the pain out of configuring and testing your paywalls. RevenueCat's Paywalls allow you to remotely configure your entire paywall view without any code changes or app updates.

Learn more here

Sponsor Hacking with Swift and reach the world's largest Swift community!

Archived topic

This topic has been closed due to inactivity, so you can't reply. Please create a new topic if you need to.

All interactions here are governed by our code of conduct.

 
Unknown user

You are not logged in

Log in or create account
 

Link copied to your pasteboard.