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Rishabh is a software engineer having 7+ years of experience developing iOS applications. He has designed apps for iOS phones, macOS, iPadOS, watchOS, and tvOS.
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Rishabh is a software engineer having 7+ years of experience developing iOS applications. He has developed many desktop apps and is also expertised in writing server-side web applications.
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Rishabh is a software engineer having 7+ years of experience writing concise and faster mobile applications using Swift. HE has developed multiple iOS applications.
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iOS is most widely used operating system designed by Apple exclusively for developing Apple Inc. manufactured devices. iOS is best known for its service that allows users to interact with their iPhones using tapping, swiping, and pinching gestures.
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Want to hire freelance iOS developers on your own? Here are the skills you must look for while hiring a freelance iOS developer
Hiring freelance iOS developers might be an intricate task for you if you are a non-technical manager. iOS is widely used operating system in Apple manufactured devices like iPhones, iPads, iPods, Apple TV, Apple wathces, etc.It is used for designing meaningful apps and games for iOS users. But, hiring the freelanceiOS developers is not an easy task when a large number of freelance iOS app developer are competing to grab the job opportunities. So, here Ultragenius is there for you filtering out only the top 1% freelance iOS developers among 20,000 freelance iOS developers who have applied on our platform.
These are the skills you must ensure while hiring a freelance iOS developer –
Steadfast knowledge of Swift and its core libraries
Swift is the programming language used by iOS freelance developers for designing software applications for Apple manufactured devices. Swift provides a tool called gyb, which is used for generating repeated code from template which enhances code reusability and saves a lot of time of freelance iOS developers. Also, check if they know Grand Central Dispatch (GCD) mechanism which provides concurrent execution of programs using libdispatch and XCTest library for writing unit tests.
Familiarity with Spatial Reasoning
Spatial reasoning allows iOS freelance developers to foresee and visualize the spatial relations among objects and gives them the ability to manipulate 2-D and 3-D designs and objects, enables them to see changes and movements between shapes, and search the specific patterns between those shapes. The iOS freelancer must understand the input / control types available for the different devices like iPhone, iPod, Apple TV, and Apple Watch while designing the interfaces.
Proficiency using Xcode IDE and Interface builder
Xcode IDE is mainly used for developing iOS applications for Apple devices like iPhones, iPads, Mac, etc. A freelance iOS app developer must be proficient using Xcode and building interactive interfaces and knowing well how to combine them with the Cocoa Touch Framework which is popular for developing applications and allowing to work flawlessly on various Apple services like Game Changer, Passbook, etc.
Well-versed in Swift 3.0
Swift is the globally used language for developing iOS applications. Freelance iOS developers must be well-versed using Swift 3.0 programming language. Check if the freelance iOS app developers know about the following functionalities –
- Objective – C interoperability
- Switch Statements
- Object-oriented programming concepts like Classes, objects, Inheritance, etc.
- Design Guidelines
- Delegate Pattern – Delegate Pattern allows freelance iOS app developers to pass information between the objects in Cocoa framework.
- Model-View-Controller (MVC) – MVC design architecture is mostly used now-a-days for designing applications as it determines how data is stored, updated in the backend to handle client-server interactions, and presented to the client.
Specialist in managing with Version Control Systems
Freelance Hire IOS developers must have worked with version control systems like Git, SVN, TF, SVN and Mercurial. Mostly developers use Git for their work because it helps the team collaborate on organizing your code to maintain frequent changes that occur in code. Alongside this knowledge of how to add pull commit and push commands help freelance rails developer work independently on the code while branching and merging is done regularly so they can continue working without any impediments.
Excellent understanding of testing frameworks, tools and technologies
Developers who are freelancing for the iOS app market should know about Jest, Enzyme, Mocha, Chai, AVA and Tape for unit testing. For end-to-end testing, they need to learn Selenium, Webdriver, Cucumber.js, Nightwatch.js, Cypress and Puppeteer as well as Karma.
In-depth knowledge of Concurrency and Memory Management
Apple Inc. manufactured devices like iPhones, iPads, and many others are memory constrained. The freelance iOS developers must know to design applications that don’t exceed the per-process memory requirement. Apple provides a special approach for maintaining concurrency between the programs called Grand Central Dispatch (GCD). Check if the iOS developers know about GCD and how it helps to maintain concurrency and enable multi-tasking. Also, they must know to handle concurrent programs preventing iOS applications from freezing while performing multiple tasks.
Knowledge of UI and UX design
You must hire an iOS developer who can monitor the front-end and make appropriate changes to UI driving better user experience. The freelance iOS developer must have a firm understanding of element positioning, displaying the elements, and making components interactive, semantic markup, and other related UX Concepts so they can design the product with the best quality. The developer must be experienced in developing visual effects in presentational markup. For, example – How the heading appears, making text larger and putting weight to it, and giving which color to it, and which markup can include captions, bind columns, and row headings to table cells.
Experience in Source Control
Source Control means handling all the changes done in the source code. Source control is an integral part of an application development which helps developers lessen and remove all the conflicts that arise during development phase in an application. It enables freelance iOS developers to easily communicate and collaborate with the team members in iOS application development.
Proficient knowledge working with databases
iOS development revolves around working with various kinds of databases. Hence, the freelance iOS developer must know about Realm, how it synchronously updates the data objects allowing them to respond to any changes instantly and store them easily. SQLite and Core Data are also the popular databases used today. Check if the developer is proficient working with these databases.
Familiarity with Grand Central Dispatch (GCD)
Grand Central Dispatch (GCD) is the technology designed by Apple Inc. which allows freelance iOS developers to run multiple tasks simultaneously like displaying information on the user screen, reading inputs from the user, pulling data from network, and more without affecting their concurrency. Concurrent programming prevents the iOS applications from slowing down or being crashed when multiple apps are running. Check if the freelance iOS app developer is well-versed in concurrent programming to avoid such scenarios.
Knowledge integrating third-party API(s) and libraries
Application Programming Interface (API) is a set of programs which establishes communication between an end-user and applcations. When an end-user requests some data, the APIs act as an intermediary that execute instructions and get the data from the server and take the response back to the client or end-user. The freelance iOS app developers must have the skills to integrate third-party libraries and API(s) that needs to be consistently updated and managed. Further, a freelance iOS developer must know how to integrate Software Development Kit (SDK) and third-party libraries in an iOS application using Swift Package Manager or Cocoapods.
Sound experience working with data assets
Today’s increasing online activity has made the data a very crucial factor while designing the applications. Data integration allows a developer to utilize all the available data while developing an iOS application. The freelance iOS developer must possess strong experience handling different data assets, working with various data integration systems, and understanding the role of data, data capability models, and data governance.
Excellent Problem-Solving Skills
The most important part of a developer is to recognize the technical problems in an application and troubleshoot it on multiple iOS platforms. You must hire the freelance iOS developers based on their ability to write clean and optimized code that is understandable by all the team members and streamline the application development.
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iOS is the rapidly growing operating system used across multiple Apple devices like iPhones, iPads, Macbook, HomePod Mini, iPad Air 2, iPods, iMac, Apple TV, Apple watch, and many others. But recruiting the best freelance iOS developers is not an easy task when a large no. of freelance iOS app developers are competing to grab the job opportunities.
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Ultragenius is one of the leading platforms for hiring remote talent and connecting freelance and part-time developers with Silicon Valley businesses. We focus on finding the best talents who will perform extremely well and will be easily integrated into your teams. We filter out only the top 1% most skilled freelance developers among the 20K+ developers who have applied on our platform. Candidates have to prove their self-reported experience by giving Ultragenius’ s skill tests.
Ultragenius first tests the developer’s skill set by conducting a two and half hour hiring test. Our hiring test judges a candidate on all aspects like aptitude, case study analysis, verbal and reasoning, coding questions based on data structures and algorithms, software engineering, system design, and more. Then, there is another round for the candidates who are selected from this round called “Higher-level Assessment Skill Test”, which is a video round that deeply analyzes freelance developers’ major skills and asks questions about the projects they have worked upon.
Fill up the form which is on every hiring freelancers’ page and we will inform you once we select the top 1% freelance Swift developers matching your job requirements. After analyzing the candidates based on their resumes and two assessment tests, we provide you the feedback quickly. And if the freelancers selected by our team are fit for your job role, then we also provide the onboarding.
Ultragenius offers you only the most skilled freelance developers who are top 1% among the 20K+ freelance developers who have applied on our platform. After a rigorous selection and testing process, we sort out only the top candidates for you. You can check out Ultragenius’ s selection process for hiring freelance iOS developers on https://www.ultragenius.club/hire-iOS-freelancer/