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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)
1
Part 1: Everything about Interviews
5
Part 2: Swift Language and Coding
9
Part 3: The Frameworks
14
Part 4: Design and Architecture

How do we master all Swift features?

First, reading this chapter will get us through most of the important Swift features interviewers ask about in the iOS technical interviews.

But that’s not enough.

To become a true professional, we must start acting like one.

For example, reading the official Swift documentation is an excellent start to ensure we are covered with the latest Swift enhancements. We will ensure we cover the basics by going over access levels, error handling, and extensions. But don’t think of Swift as just a programming language. Some features were developed with deep thinking and interesting methodology.

Ideally, we shouldn’t answer Swift interview questions just by memorizing the technical documentation – the interviewer would like to hear our thoughts, best practices, and recommendations.

Let’s explain that idea with extensions.

A typical answer to the question “Can you please tell me about Swift extensions...