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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 is the highlight of the hiring process. It incorporates extensive knowledge of design patterns, architectures, iOS user experience, and critical soft skills such as planning, communication, and presentation.

However, at this point, we should be in a position where we know how to crack the interview with several primary steps.

In this chapter, we’ve learned about the SoC and how it applies to iOS architecture, including function size and naming. We’ve learned about application layers and data flows and even discussed an excellent example of an architecture for offline working. And finally, we discussed the architecture design interview – how to approach it and communicate with the interviewer.

In the next (and final!) chapter, we will discuss the most practical step in the interview: the live coding interview and the home assessment. All hiring processes now include this step, and it’s our job to be ready...