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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

Managing Your Code

In Chapter 5, we covered the essential aspects of the Swift language. In this chapter, we will cover more topics related to iOS development, such as UIKit and various frameworks.

Preparing for iOS interviews is mostly around Swift, UIKit, and coding. It is obvious why – these are the bread and butter of iOS development. But being an iOS developer is much more than that.

In my experience, developers who know how to plan their tasks, solve/test complex bugs, and document their work are true professionals, regardless of their code quality. I think that this is what separates a good developer from a true pro-iOS developer.

In a good and effective hiring process, these skills are tested as part of the manager interview or the home assessment stage, and we should be ready for them. Unlike most other topics, the principles for good quality work are vital to remember here.

This chapter will cover the following four main topics in managing our project: