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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

Libraries Management

So far, we have discussed the code we write – Swift, UIKit, and SwiftUI. But modern developers’ work doesn’t simply amount to writing code. Knowing how to integrate code can be a productivity multiplier, greatly enhancing our efficiency and allowing us to accomplish more in less time than simply knowing how to code.

CocoaPods and the Swift Package Manager are the leading solutions we have today for managing third-party and local dependencies. It is essential for any iOS developer to understand these tools thoroughly.

This chapter covers CocoaPods and the Swift Package Manager in terms of the following topics:

  • Learning how CocoaPods is built, including different components such as Podfile and Podspec files
  • Going over CocoaPods’ best practices and use cases
  • Covering the Swift Package Manager creation process
  • Learning the Swift Package Manager’s common commands
  • Learning how to use a Swift Package in...