Skill Path

Pass the Technical Interview with Swift

Learn how to use data structures and algorithms in Swift to ace a technical interview.

Includes Swift, Data Structures, Algorithms, iOS Development, Interview Prep, Programming, and more.

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  • Skill level

  • Time to complete

    Average based on combined completion rates — individual pacing in lessons, projects, and quizzes may vary
    10 hours
  • Certificate of completion

  • Prerequisites

    2 courses
    We suggest you complete the following courses before you get started with Pass the Technical Interview with Swift:
    • Learn Swift
    • Learn Intermediate Swift

About this skill path

In this Skill Path, you’ll learn the foundational data structures and algorithms that you need to pass a technical coding interview. You’ll answer common interview questions that test how to build linear and non-linear data structures, as well as how to define searching and sorting algorithms.

Skills you'll gain

  • Build data structures in Swift
  • Write algorithms in Swift
  • Ace a technical interview in Swift


7 units • 28 lessons • 1 projects • 30 quizzes
  • 1

    Welcome to Interview Prep in Swift

    Learn why data structures are relevant for a technical interview.

  • 2

    Algorithmic Concepts

    Learn how to evaluate the efficiency of algorithms and how to write recursive methods in Swift.

  • 3

    Linear Data Structures

    Learn how to build linked lists, queues, stacks, and hash tables in Swift.

  • 4

    Non-Linear Data Structures

    Learn how to build trees, heaps, binary search trees, and graphs in Swift.

  • 5

    Search Algorithms

    Learn how to search arrays, trees, and graphs in Swift.

  • 6

    Sorting Algorithms

    Learn how to implement bubble sort, merge sort, and quicksort in Swift.

  • 7

    Whiteboarding and Practice Problems

    Learn best practices for technical interviews and work through some practice problems.

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    Earn a certificate of completion and showcase your accomplishment on your resume or LinkedIn.

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