Empower Apps

Empower AppsEpisode 12
iOS Developer Interviews with Alex Bush
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iOS Developer Interviews with Alex Bush
By Leo Dion • View the Website

In this episode we talk with Alex Bush (@alex_v_bush), Author of @iosinterviewgd and co-host of @insideiosdev. Alex talks about the process of interviewing potential iOS developers, what are some questions employers should ask, and what makes an iOS developer different from other developer positions.

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In this episode we talk with Alex Bush (@alex_v_bush), Author of @iosinterviewgd and co-host of @insideiosdev. Alex talks about the process of interviewing potential iOS developers, what are some questions employers should ask, and what makes an iOS developer different from other developer positions.

Alex's Links

On Twitter @alex_v_bush
iOS Interview Guide 
Inside iOS Dev Podcast

Previous Episodes

Episode 8 - Cloud and Backend Services For Apps

What makes interviewing iOS Developers special?

Common mistakes employers make interviewing iOS candidates

  • Not understanding their own app
    • Hiring a consultant to help estimate and understand what iOS knowledge is nessecary
  • Not understanding the phase their app and whether general iOS developers are needed as opposed to iOS developers with specialties
  • Algorithms and Optimization Interview Questions

Interview Questions about building a UI in iOS

  • Finding out whether the applicant understands the pros and cons of various methods: Storyboards, Coding, etc...
  • Make sure they are willing to work with the team

Common mistakes iOS developer applicants and candidates make

  • Not having broad knowledge of various solutions an app may need: Data Storage, Networking, UI...
  • Some Backend Knowledge

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What is Empower Apps?

An exploration of Apple business news and technology. We talk about how businesses can use new technology to empower their business and employees, from Leo Dion, founder of BrightDigit.