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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

Answering questions about Swift array

Unlike many other data structures, arrays are considered tricky. On the one hand, arrays are great to store a collection of data and are valuable in many widespread use cases, such as managing lists of objects and entities. On the other hand, we need to know their strengths and weakness to use them effectively.

Interviewers like to ask questions about arrays that check our more profound knowledge about how they work internally.

Questions such as, “How do you declare an array?” are not that common because it is given that an iOS developer knows how to create an array.

So, what are exciting interview questions about arrays?

Usually, questions about arrays focus on pros and cons, memory management, and data manipulation.

Let’s start with the advantages.

“Please list the Swift array advantages”

Why is this question important?

Swift arrays have several advantages that make them useful. If a...