Working at Apple with no background on Apple technologies

Nvidia kAEN10
Nov 8, 2018 10 Comments

Is it even possible to join Apple in California when you have no background in Apple technologies? Aside From your role, you've never used anything other than Microsoft tools like windows and office. Always used Android phones and never used a Mac. Aside from what your role is, how realistic is it to expect familiar work platforms?

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  • Autodesk DouP01
    It’s not gonna be hard to ramp up, I thought your concerns are objective c and swift..
    Nov 8, 2018 0
  • Apple Fd294cd
    When I started, I did not know how to use a Mac keyboard. I still don’t get why they had to split the role of ctrl key with cmd key. However, do you see my point?
    Nov 8, 2018 5
    • New / Eng cato
      I love the apple keyboard, I get so messed up going to windows.

      Here’s the reason why the ctrl/cmd keys are split: more ways to select text. Ctrl + arrow selects a word. Cmd + arrow selects a whole line. It makes me way faster typing on macOS than windows- and it works across the OS
      Nov 8, 2018
    • Apple Fd294cd
      Get your facts right. Ctrl + arrow traverses across a word and does not select it. Cmd + arrow traverses across a word and not a line. Btw, in order to select a whole line, on windows, all you do is shift+end, while on a mac, you do shift+cmd+arrow. Thats one extra key press. How is that better? Turns out that you don’t even understand the thing that you actually think you love about apple keyboards.
      Nov 8, 2018
    • New / Eng cato
      I meant with shift or delete lol. Chill out 😂
      Nov 8, 2018
    • New / Eng cato
      Like, it’s fuckin obvious you have to use shift to select. Lmao
      Nov 8, 2018
    • New / Eng cato
      Try command arrow again bro
      Nov 8, 2018
  • Apple / Eng yVcI11
    SRE positions dont typically require iOS experience, unless you count cisco devices =)
    Nov 8, 2018 1
    • New / Eng cato
      See what you did there lol. I wish loving apple products helped at all tho
      Nov 8, 2018
  • Axtria nyc!
    Yes, my friend was also an Android and windows person. She got into Apple as a product manager and bought her first apple product 2 months later
    Nov 8, 2018 0

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