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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

Entering a new era of development

SwiftUI and Combine are not only interesting frameworks but also symbolize a new direction that Apple is leading us toward. This direction is not disconnected from the current industry standards, as we can observe from the presence of React, Flutter, and RxJava in the everyday work of many developers.

The reason why I chose to dedicate a whole chapter to two frameworks that are still not widely used is that these two frameworks mark how iOS projects will look in the following decade.

If you haven’t gained any experience with SwiftUI and Combine until now, the minimum you should do is understand the basic terms and concepts, which are part of the current chapter goal.

First, let’s go over the most critical concept – declarative programming.