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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

Documentation

Documentation questions are typically not included in technical job interviews, but they may be part of interviews whose purpose is to gain insight into us as developers.

However, documentation is an essential part of being an iOS developer, and that part gets a special place when we are part of a team.

Here are some reasons why documentation is crucial:

  • Better collaboration: Documentation makes it easier for multiple developers to work on the same code base, where they need to explain smaller parts of the code.
  • Improve code understanding: Do you know what it’s like to write code and one week later look back and not understand why you did what you did? It is a common thing among developers. Documentation doesn’t eliminate that but can improve it dramatically.
  • Onboarding new members: That’s a critical point. Explaining something to an old-timer developer is straightforward, but doing the same for a new team member is much more...