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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

All about the iOS technical interview

The term “technical interview” is too broad, in my opinion. Does it mean coding with Swift? Questions about UIKit? Design?

When we get an invitation for a technical interview, it mostly means that we are expected to show our general knowledge of iOS development.

No, it doesn’t mean that there won’t be any questions about design patterns or computer science, but we should come loaded with all our expertise about issues related to iOS in general.

In other words, expect everything in that interview!

What happens in that interview?

Even though anything can happen in an iOS technical interview, still, I think we can narrow it down to several options of how it can look.

Notice that interviewers mix some of those options and include them, so we should be prepared for any scenario.

One of these options is where the interviewer fires questions at us as if we’re on a firing range!

The questions range...