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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

Understanding the importance of developing a brand

This book talks about iOS interviews, but that doesn’t mean it teaches us iOS development. Why? Because I assume that we already know iOS development; the problem is not our skill level but our ability to pass the hiring process.

But passing an iOS interview is more complicated than we think. It combines our iOS development knowledge, which needs to be comprehensive and extensive, and our familiarity with the hiring process. But there’s a new factor that can help us get our interview and the offer – and that’s our name, or in other words, our brand.

Let’s dive into the meaning of a “brand”.

Learning what a brand is

When we think of a brand, we usually imagine Apple, Google, or Coca Cola and we’re right! A brand is a product or service publicly distinguished from others. The product or the company achieves that by building a reputation, specializing in specific areas...