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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

Succeeding in live coding

The live coding interview is probably the most intimidating in the process.

It’s easy to understand why – for most developers, it’s a stage that is an uncomfortable situation in any case.

For a start, in most cases, we aren’t working in our beloved (to some of us) Xcode. We are required to handle tasks that we usually don’t face in our day-to-day work, and we’re doing that under pressure while someone is watching us at every step.

The reason why I said “probably” and “most developers” at the start of this section is that it doesn’t have to be intimidating. Sure, live coding is a stressful interview, but we can make it exciting and much more joyful with the right approach.

Skeptical? Don’t be! Throughout the preceding 12 chapters, we have observed that proper preparation can make anything achievable.

Before we rush into the interview itself, let’s learn...