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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

Cracking the coding interview

We know how the world spins around – some people are great in interviews. They are great at preparing for tests, and they are strong interviewees. We know them from school or college, and they always get good grades. But theory doesn’t necessarily indicate success when it comes to practical tasks.

That’s why sometimes we have another stage in the process: the coding interview.

The coding interview goal is to see how we handle real-life situations as closely as possible. In these tests, the results are not always what’s critical – the interviewer wants to see how we think, plan, write, and respond to changes and dilemmas.

Even though a coding interview can last 15-20 minutes, it can also be a home assessment that takes one or two days to complete. It sounds like a considerable effort not only from our side but also from the interviewer’s side!

That’s why most of the time, the coding interview...