126 Testimonials from iOS Lead Essentials students

Recovered from a layoff with a new better job and a 2x pay raise "I couldn't believe the offer I received!" | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ช Boris Sortino

"I 2x my salary, bought an apartment & can provide my family a better life" | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท Matheus Leandro Martins

3x pay raise as Principal iOS Engineer: "My wife and I bought our dream home!" | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Fabio Mignogna

From feeling stuck to a remote job making 9x more than other devs in his country | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ Aly Khaled Yakan Hussain

2x salary increase from multiple offers with complete ease: "It saved me many years" | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ John Gers

Became an iOS Tech Lead with a significant pay raise | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Edil Ashimov

2x raise + more time to spend with family: "This program truly changed my life" | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ Mario Pek

Learned to pass interviews with US companies and got a 40% higher salary in a new job he enjoys | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Aliasgar Mala

Bypassed impostor syndrome and got a 2x salary increase in his first high-paying Senior iOS Dev role | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Victor Monteiro

New job + 2.5x hike in a high growth sports startup "It was a dream come true" | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ Anup Kher

From panicking and feeling out of date as a dev to a confident Lead iOS Dev in a great company following good practices | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ Fernando Santos

Became a confident senior iOS dev and got a full remote job + a pay raise "My work is much more fun and easier than ever!" | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Mario Rotz

"I was struggling but can now better care for my daughter & moved to our 1st house" | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Rafael Levy

4 months transformation: From struggling with legacy code to comfortable with any project + 2x pay raise | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Daniil Zadorozhnyy

From burnout to a stress-free job + 50% pay raise following good practices: "I impressed my team" | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ Milan Bojic

He became confident coding and passing interviews, got a raise, and bought his first house! | ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ Cristian Daniel Quiroz Fregoso

He saved years by learning in a simple practical way to become a Tech Lead | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Gosha Akmen

From feeling lost to confident iOS dev receiving praise and rewards at work | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡บ Obinna Aguwa

Recovered from burnout with improved skills and a new job with a 2x salary increase | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ Gabor Lizik

Over 3x salary hike + bonuses with confidence from a new fully remote job | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ Manivel Nagarajan

Overcame impostor syndrome and started being appreciated by peers "More experienced devs ask me for advice" | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ Radosล‚aw Serek

Became a passionate iOS Lead with 300% pay raise from multiple offers at 51 y/o | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญ Romeo Flauta

3x raise + relocation to Germany: "I'm now working in a big tech company" | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Paras Gorasiya

From many job rejections to passing all Senior iOS Dev interviews with confidence | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น Vera Dias

From self-doubt to becoming a confident dev, moving into a new apartment and starting a family | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท Ivo Gimenes Dutra

From jobless in a new country to confidently getting a great job and promotion to Lead Dev | ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Tri Minh Ngo

From stuck in a mid role and failed job interviews to securing a fantastic job with a 2x pay raise | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Fabio Nisci

From feeling inferior to confident dev working in a big bank with a good salary helping his parents | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท Bruno Alves da Silva

From struggling with a high-stakes contract to overdelivering to the client's expectations | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Andy Bezaire

Improved skills, boosted confidence, and got promoted to Associate Tech Lead with a pay raise | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ Dayanithi Natarajan

From struggling with messy code to efficiently delivering high-quality apps and mentoring the team | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ Muralitharan Govindaraj

From struggling to find jobs with outdated knowledge to confidently securing a top international offer | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Francisco Lopez Montoro

From feeling insecure about skill level to confident Senior Developer delivering robust apps | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ Nikolay Riskov

From struggling with knowledge gaps to confident senior dev applying advanced techniques | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Nikolai Nobadi

From struggling due to little experience to thriving as the team's main iOS dev with confidence | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท Athanasios Galanis

From struggling to secure an iOS dev job while switching careers to new role with a 25% pay raise | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Cristiano Galiano

From messy code to clean code, achieving the next level with confidence + a 1.5x pay raise | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ Sanjay Kumar S

From limited career growth to securing a remote job with double the salary! | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ Nikunj Mewada

From feeling afraid & unqualified to confidently passing interviews in just 3 months | ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท Eyuฬˆp Mert

From struggling as a novice iOS dev to confidently contributing to team decisions | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Andrew Montgomery

From self-doubt to becoming a recognized senior dev with high-paying contract roles | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Dan Torres

From knowledge gaps to confidently delivering high quality apps faster | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ Kurapati Venkata Tarun Subash

From uncertainty to DOUBLED income with confidence: "It was transformative" | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Subhransu Mishra

From failing interviews to many offers + 2x raise in months: "It changed my life" | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Ryan Neil Stroud

Overcame interview struggles & got a new job with top-tier Senior Dev salary | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Mohammad Gharari

Filled knowledge gaps and now confidently tackles any legacy or greenfield projects working remotely | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Jonathan Denney

"It helped me overcome autism hurdles and greatly improved my life and family" | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท Virgilius Francisco Tertuliano dos Santos

"I convinced my wife I don't want anything for Xmas & birthday but the course" | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Lennart Wisbar

2x pay raise from many job offers abroad in teams following good practices | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Sanel Zsivics

"I became a more complete & confident Sr. Dev - I feel I can solve any problem" | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท Vinicius Nadin

"1.2x pay bump + spending more time with my family as I'm more efficient at work" | ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ Carlos Barrรณn

From struggling to confident Team Lead: "I was the first promoted out of period" | ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ Yossa Bourne

From struggling to iOS Lead with top salary enjoying life with loved ones | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญ Patrick Domingo

iOS Lead achieves next level + pay raise + reignites passion for iOS development | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ Alain Stulz

iOS Dev transforms his coding skills: "I can now mentor my colleagues" | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท Giorgos Charitakis

"I made the jump from cross-platform to my native iOS dev passion remotely" | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ Lorenzo Brown

From feeling lost to becoming a confident iOS Lead and fulfilling his family dream | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด Jose Aponte

Learned advanced topics & got a new job with 2x pay raise from company abroad | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Ibrohim Movlonov

From cash tips as a waiter to becoming a confident Senior Software Engineer | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Walker Lawless Sharpe

From plateau to confident iOS Team Leader + 2 pay raises: "It was life-changing" | ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ง Shady Kahale

From messy projects and part-time gigs to over 2x raise as full-time iOS dev | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท Tarsicio Hernandez

Escaped plateau/burnout with confidence to talk to manager and get a promotion | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Dustyn August

"It was a game changer - I can now develop modular apps and lead my iOS team" | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Sumit Jain

"I reduced development time by at least 50% and use the extra time to improve" | ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ Voon Wei Liang

From big career transition to confidently writing code following good practices | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ Sebastian Hat

From losing job in a dry market to a new position in top FinTech with 1.6x pay raise | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Dan Smith

He became an iOS Specialist with higher salary & freedom to travel anywhere | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ Raphael Haase

From burnout to work-life balance as confident iOS Lead + 2 max bonuses & pay bumps | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Luis Garcia

Filled knowledge gaps and got a 2x pay raise building Apple multi-platform apps | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ Viral Chauhan

3x pay raise with confidence from multiple iOS job offers in just 7 months | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ Nitin Kumar Singh

50% pay raise as a better dev: "I can now visit my family abroad more often" | ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Turushan Aktay

Senior dev offer + 300% salary hike with only 3 months in the program | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ Vikram Sinha Rajpurohit

Moved to the Netherlands as a Lead iOS Dev with more than 2x salary increase | ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Marc Matta

"I've more than doubled my income even before finishing the course!" | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท Fernando Putallaz

Promotion + 2x salary raise in a new job: "I can apply to any job in the world" | ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ Josuรฉ Rivera

3x salary increase developing large international apps with confidence | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท Leonam de Paula

Sponsored to move to NY with a 2x salary: "I'm packing my bags right now" | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Haik Ampardjian

Overcame burnout & tripled salary in 1 year as a senior iOS dev: "I thought it was a scam" | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ Sebastian Wiatrzyk

80% raise in 5 months with a remote job: "The best investment I ever made" | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bayu Kurniawan

From job rejections to Lead iOS Developer: "Best investment in 2021" | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Alexey Bezrodniy

From burnout in an old legacy project to a very cool new project abroad โ˜€๏ธ | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Piotr Szadkowski

From not feeling ready to 5 senior offers, 2x salary & better health insurance | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Dmitry Tsurkan

From a job rejection to many competing offers, 50% raise & more family time | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Roman Piltenko

Promoted to a confident Lead iOS Developer: "My career has taken off!" | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ Vidhyadhar Lonarmath

Multiple offers + Successful career move to a new job in Stockholm, Sweden | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Razee Hussein-Jamal

From Designer to iOS Dev Team Lead at 45: "One of the best investments ever!" | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท Daniel Kaลกaj

From struggling as a self-taught to becoming a confident senior dev in Germany | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡พ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Mohamad Bitar

2x raise at one of the largest telecoms "I received many good offers" | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ Ammar Yasser Ibrahim

~200% hike enjoying working for a FinTech: "It was a tremendous offer" | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ Vaibhav Srivastava

5x salary in 6 months remotely while following Diving Instructor passion | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท Damian Modernell

From $60k to over $100k with a ton of Bonus & Stock options in a very short time | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Kevin Peng

Overcame insecurities & became senior iOS dev team lead with 2x salary raise | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ Bartosz Dolewski

More than 2x salary as a confident senior iOS dev: "I can't believe it" | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Alexander Nikolaychuk

From feeling stuck in old project and nearly quitting to trusted Tech Lead | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Riccardo Rossi

New skills and New job with an extra $15,000/year in 3 months after negotiation | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด Emin Grbo

Learned how to write clean & maintainable code, passed system design interviews, and got a new job with confidence! | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Raein Mehraban Teymouri

70% raise as a lead dev in a few months "Lots of good things started to happen" | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท Renan Germano

From ready to quit to transforming a messy codebase and receiving a bonus | ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡น Peter Molnar

2x raise as a Senior in an international team "I was very surprised" | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ช Jhonatahan Vilcapoma

Building high-quality big apps confidently: "I'm on a different level now" | ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Ba Kim Nguyen

"I got a lead position along with almost double salary package in a large IT firm" | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ Mushthak Ibrahim

From feeling stuck to confident senior dev praised by peers and a 2x raise | ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ง Georges EL Khoury

4.5x hike in 3 months: "My monthly salary is now more than what I spent!" | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ Shibili Areekara

New job with ~50% raise, a well-designed project & great work environment | ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Amine Fattas

From career transition and beginner tutorials to reaching the next level following professional practices at a new job | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Cory Tepper

~2x raise having fun architecting apps with confidence: "It was eye opening" | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ Marcin Borek

50% salary raise even with a top salary & 12 years of experience: "It already paid off" | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Jiล™รญ Urbรกลกek

From knowledge gaps to getting praised by the team lead and a substantial raise | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Trung Minh Nguyen

From self-doubt to confidently applying advanced techniques with ease | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Kithin Yeung

From knowledge gaps to confidently adopting AI and new frameworks in iOS apps with ease | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Randy Fong

From struggling as a sole dev to confidently delivering quality iOS apps with ease | ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ช Julius Tsofa Nyule

From knowledge gaps to technical expertise "My career has taken off!" | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Mayuresh Rao

From feeling stuck and stagnated to progressing steadily with a clear direction | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Chris Forbes

From struggling with app architecture to confidently designing robust iOS apps | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Ken Westdorp

From lack of knowledge & fear of breaking things to confident senior iOS dev following good practices | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ Petar Belokonski

From self-doubt to confident senior iOS dev "I'm loving coding even more!" | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Dedeepya

Doubled salary in 3 months as a senior iOS dev + freedom of place & choice | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Matsnev Mikhail

2x salary in 4 months: From job rejections to one of the highest paid in his country | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ณ Luis Piura

3 offers & 55% salary raise after completing only one iOS Lead Essentials module | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ Rishav Gupta

From harsh feedback to a new job with 50% salary raise & a lot more benefits | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Abdul Diallo

From frustration to sharing high-quality ideas & a raise in 3 months | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด Luisa Fernanda Castaรฑo Jurado

From feeling stagnated and not evolving to thriving as an iOS dev following good practices | ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ป Vadims Vorobjovs

2x salary with a remote job even with only 1 month of training | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท Khasanbek Abbdullaev

Multiplied his salary by almost 2x with confidence and stopped wasting time | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ Maciej Krรณlikowski

4x raise on a big e-commerce app "I can travel and work at the same time!" | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Florian Tousch

From failing interviews to 4 offers in big companies + 2x pay raise "I finally see myself as a true Senior iOS Developer" | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ Koushik A Nittur

Your Instructors

Caio Zullo
I've been writing software since 1998, professionally since 2006, and on Apple platforms since 2009. I love building robust, well-engineered, and beautiful applications and coaching developers to achieve their best potential.

Mike Apostolakis
I'm a software engineer from Athens, Greece. My goal is to help the software industry evolve by enabling developers and companies to practice valuable techniques and build powerful and durable systems.