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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

Data Structures and Algorithms

We spent time and effort on our resume, performing company research and building our developer brand. But what for? To start an interview process at a company we want to work for, and get hired!

So, now that the first step has been achieved, we will turn to our next challenge, passing the iOS technical interview.

The first topic to pass the iOS technical interview will cover data structures such as classes, structs, dictionaries, and arrays. While we could begin with the fundamental principles of the Swift language, that could be considered a more technical subject. In contrast, data structures involve more abstract concepts. Therefore, we will leave the Swift language for Chapter 5.

This chapter will cover the basic data structures often asked about in iOS technical interviews. To that end, we will cover the following topics in this chapter:

  • Learning the importance of data structures
  • Answering classes and struct questions
  • Answering...