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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

The architecture design interview

The architecture design interview is a crucial step toward our proposal, and it requires skills that are much softer and communication oriented.

Unlike Swift, Combine, and Core Data questions, the architecture design interview requires us to step forward and come up with a more holistic point of view – product requirements, backend, scale, analytics, and user experience are all factors we need to consider when trying to design a complete system.

The architecture interview, perhaps even more than the other steps in the hiring process, is based on communication and meeting expectations. Therefore, we’ll start with understanding the interviewer’s point of view.

Entering the head of our interviewer

So, what does our interviewer want from us? What are their expectations?

The most important thing to understand here is that the interviewer doesn’t care whether your answer is the most optimized solution, or even whether...