How burnout endangers your iOS career and well-being

How burnout endangers your iOS career and well-being

Burnout is widespread among professional iOS developers. However, we don’t see enough talks, discussions, and content being created to help devs understand and prevent it.

Many iOS devs experiencing burnout are not even aware of it. Some even start to wrongly believe that “This negative state I’m constantly in is just how things are.”

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3 Steps to Prepare Your Apps for SwiftUI, Combine, iPadOS, Project Catalyst, and Any Other Leaps in the iOS Industry

3 Steps to Prepare Your Apps for SwiftUI, Combine, iPadOS, Project Catalyst, and Any Other Leaps in the iOS Industry

At this year's WWDC, Apple caught most of the developers by surprise with the announcement of new frameworks and platforms such as SwiftUI, Combine, iPadOS, Project Catalyst, and many other fantastic updates.

Once more, iOS developers are looking at a fantastic opportunity for getting ahead in the game by mastering new technologies and providing outstanding value in the iOS job market.

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Why switching iOS dev jobs is not the best way to increase your salary

Why switching iOS dev jobs is not the best way to increase your salary

Many iOS developers believe that switching jobs frequently is the best (and easiest) way to increase their compensation and progress in their career.

Although it can yield improvements, we believe that switching jobs frequently generates only micro-improvements while bearing huge risks.

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How Deleting Swift Code Can Make You a More Valuable iOS Developer—Clean iOS Codebase Series

How Deleting Swift Code Can Make You a More Valuable iOS Developer—Clean iOS Codebase Series

The ability to develop and maintain a clean iOS codebase is essential to becoming a remarkable iOS Developer. A simple but extremely valuable action you can take is removing unused code—mercilessly. At the same time, we meet many developers afraid of deleting code because they might need it in the future.

Today, you’ll learn two ways for retrieving deleted code from a git repository and how good practices for commits facilitate the maintenance of a clean iOS codebase.



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Careful With “Singleton” Lookalikes (WAY TOO COMMON)

Careful With “Singleton” Lookalikes (WAY TOO COMMON)

Have you ever been told that Singleton is an anti-pattern? Well, Singletons can be ok, but if you are not careful, they aren’t just an anti-pattern. THEY CAN BE DANGEROUS!

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What’s More Essential for Developers to Focus On: Result or Process?

What’s More Essential for Developers to Focus On: Result or Process?

In this video, I'd like to ask you an important question, but before that let me tell you what we believe to be one of the best skills a software developer can master: Long-term vision.

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iOS Interview Experience: Why You Didn't Pass the iOS Technical Test

iOS Interview Experience: Why You Didn't Pass the iOS Technical Test

At Essential Developer, we help many developers go through the iOS Interview Experience. Recently, we got this message from one of the members of our community…

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