how to install mac on dell n5010 core i3

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by hasanrazakz, Apr 8, 2012.

  1. hasanrazakz macrumors newbie

    Apr 8, 2012
    hi everybody.
    i m going to learn programming on mac.
    for which, foremost requirement is mac os installed on some pc/laptop.
    i have dell n5010 core can i install mac on my laptop and what tools are necessary for development on mac.
  2. r.j.s Moderator emeritus


    Mar 7, 2007
    The foremost requirement is not Mac installed on a pc/laptop, but an Apple computer.

    If you are going to develop, you need to spend the money and actually buy a Mac.
  3. miles01110 macrumors Core


    Jul 24, 2006
    The Ivory Tower (I'm not coming down)
    If you really want to install OS X on a non-Apple machine you should be able to Google instructions on how to do it yourself. Otherwise you need an actual Mac, especially if you ever plan on submitting something to the App Store.
  4. hasanrazakz thread starter macrumors newbie

    Apr 8, 2012
    thx for replying. it means there is no possibility for installation of mac on dell core i3 n5010. i can't afford :apple:apple pc its too much expensive:eek:

  5. murphychris macrumors 6502a

    Mar 19, 2012
    Umm, get a used Core2Duo or better laptop. The argument that it's "too expensive" is basically b.s. If you're going to learn software development on Mac OS, or iOS, you need the hardware. Not news. Not a secret. Been true since forever. If you want native apps, that's what you have to do.

    If you want cross platform apps, it might be a different story. REALBasic is cross platform, as is Qt. You don't need a Mac to do primary development on using those programming platforms.

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