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iOS Developer Interview Questions

What does the @Published property wrapper do?

Suggested approach: As with many questions, the best answer here starts with a simple definition (when used inside an ObservableObject an @Published property will automatically send out change notifications when its value changes), then diving into a practical example. So, you might say that a class you’re using in SwiftUI has an array of todo list items, and when that array changes the UI should update – a simple, real-world use for @Published.

  Estimated difficulty: Easy

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