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Happy new year! I hope you all enjoyed a break from work over the holidays, I know I enjoyed some much-needed downtime (although I did use some of it to start writing a new app… Will I ever learn?! 😬). I also want to wish you all a healthy, successful, and happy 2021. Even though this year is starting in crisis, I’m confident things will improve.

At the end of last year, I wrote that I wouldn’t be running the community survey this year. To give it a chance of survival, I offered the opportunity for other members of the community to continue it, if anyone was interested. 👀

I’m delighted to say that Chris Hefferman and Dragos Dobrean stepped up and have been working hard for the last few weeks revising the questionnaire, fixing my mistakes, and adjusting the questions to be more relevant for 2020.

Just like last year, you won’t be asked to identify yourself and all responses are 100% anonymous, and this is still your survey which means you’ll have access to all of the aggregated results when they’re published.

As of earlier today, this year’s questionnaire is now open for responses, so what are you waiting for? Please spend a few minutes contributing to the 2020 iOS Developer Community Survey. I can’t wait to see how things have changed since last year.

Dave Verwer

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Senior iOS Software Engineer @ Doximity and iOS Software Engineer @ Doximity – Doximity, the medical network used by over 70% of US clinicians, is hiring passionate iOS engineers (remote-friendly!). You'll get to be part of an amazing product team and work on an app that is constantly evolving. Use your skills (Swift, MVVM, FRP) to be an integral part of our newly launched telemedicine feature. Apply today! – Remote within the US

Senior iOS Developer @ Atomic Robot – Atomic Robot works with some of the most exciting companies and brands to help them bring their innovative projects to life! We have a highly collaborative team that is focused on high quality engineering and continuous learning. – Remote, or Cincinnati OH

Senior iOS Engineer @ DuckDuckGo and Senior macOS Engineer @ DuckDuckGo – Rather than rely on interviews, we base our hiring decisions on demonstrable work performance. We achieve that through asking our candidates to complete paid projects, which largely resemble the type of challenges they would be solving at DuckDuckGo every day. – Remote

Mobile Full Stack Engineer @ Expensify – Join our passionate team of top-notch engineers to solve a real-world problem, and help people spend less time managing expenses and more time pursuing their real goals. As we revolutionize the way people manage their expenses, being part of the Expensify team means building the easiest, fastest, and most efficient platform to automate everything expense-related. – Remote, San Francisco CA, New York NY, Portland OR, or London UK


A couple of people contacted me recently asking how to list a job here. I should start telling people that! If you’d like to have your job listed here, post your job on iOS Dev Jobs! I include all featured listings in this newsletter.

And finally...

What I tried to do was make this program as faithful to the version in the movie as I possibly could.

Remarkable attention to detail in this fascinating video.