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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

Answering questions about Auto Layout

UIKit is a vast topic, and over the years, it has become even more significant, gaining more and more capabilities.

The engine that drives how things are placed on the screen is what Apple calls Auto Layout, which is why I chose to start the UIKit chapter with that topic in mind.

Auto Layout is Apple technology that defines the relationships between the different elements on the screen and tremendously influences our ability to move fast with UI development. We can say that mastering Auto Layout sets us up with the ability to provide a great UI in a decent amount of time.

But there is more than just time efficiency – Auto Layout can help us adapt our app to different screen sizes or even platforms (iPad versus iPhone). It can also help us automatically set the UI direction according to the current localization.

We’ll go over some of the most common Auto Layout questions now. Isn’t it an excellent start for a UIKit...