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The Ultimate iOS Interview Playbook

By : Avi Tsadok
Book Image

The Ultimate iOS Interview Playbook

By: Avi Tsadok

Overview of this book

As an iOS developer, you must possess a diverse skill set encompassing Swift coding, design knowledge, and mastery of development tools. And while the demand for iOS developers remains high, the competition for landing your dream job has intensified in recent years. Being a skilled iOS developer is no longer enough — acing interviews is now just as essential as having technical expertise. In The Ultimate iOS Interview Playbook, you'll discover innovative ways to stand out as an iOS developer and pass every job interview. It will guide you to build your developer brand and present your skills to potential employers. This comprehensive guide covers over 100 interview questions, from Swift fundamentals and frameworks to complex design patterns and app architecture. You'll learn how to approach coding assessments like a pro and avoid red flags that could hinder your chances of success. Drawing from the author’s experience of interviewing hundreds of iOS developers and having been a candidate themself, this book addresses the challenges of showcasing your skills and knowledge within a limited timeframe. By the end of this book, you'll be ready to excel in any iOS interview, demonstrating your strengths and confidently tackling even the most challenging questions, ultimately paving the way to secure the job you've always wanted.
Table of Contents (20 chapters)
Part 1: Everything about Interviews
Part 2: Swift Language and Coding
Part 3: The Frameworks
Part 4: Design and Architecture

Building Great User Experiences with UIKit

In Chapter 6, we took a break from coding and discussed topics that evolve our code, such as testing, debugging, and more. Now, it’s time to go back to what we love to do, and what is more loveable in iOS development than building a great UI experience?

For most iOS developers, UIKit is considered to be the most critical framework right after Foundation, and in iOS interviews, it’s a mandatory topic.

Even though UIKit is a huge framework, this chapter will cover the essential topics required for iOS developers:

  • We will go over the Auto Layout system
  • We will discuss the different UIView features
  • We will ensure a deep understanding of UITableViews
  • We will talk about UIViewController and its role in our app
  • We will dive into the navigation world
  • We will learn the basic concepts of animations

As I said – UIKit is an enormous topic, and there are many more, but we are focusing on the...