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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

Testing

Testing is a crucial part of being an iOS developer. It ensures our codebase’s quality and reliability and improves levels of confidence in our projects.

Questions about testing in interviews are much more than just technical. Writing a unit test is an easy task and can be learned quickly. But experience in testing shows a different side of us as iOS developers. It offers our approach to managing a reliable and healthy code base.

Answer the following questions:

  1. Do we write tests after a bug fix?
  2. How simple is it to test our code?
  3. What is the test role in the deployment process?

Being a professional doesn’t mean just writing good code but also maintaining it well.

Unlike most topics in this book, it is difficult to gain knowledge of testing without having some experience. I advise you to take one of your projects and write some tests. You need to feel it with your fingers before you approach the interview.

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