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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Should iOS devs learn Kotlin or other programming languages?

Should iOS devs learn Kotlin or other programming languages?

Have you ever found yourself wondering if you should learn Kotlin or another programming language? 

This is a common question we receive from iOS developers. With so many different languages, frameworks, and platforms in the dev industry, it’s natural for iOS devs to wonder if they are missing out on big opportunities out there.

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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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Why iOS Developers Feel Stuck In Their Careers & What To Do

Why iOS Developers Feel Stuck In Their Careers & What To Do

This pattern indicates that iOS developers are looking to progress in their careers, which is fantastic! But they end up finding suboptimal solutions, such as deciding to become more “generalized” developers (constantly jumping to new technologies & frameworks).

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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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How to prepare for an iOS interview

How to prepare for an iOS interview

A question we are frequently asked, usually by less experienced iOS developers, is how to prepare for an iOS interview. Most candidates look for our advice for preparing on technical details such as what frameworks or libraries to invest their time in, what architectural patterns should they be using, and other technical details.

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