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I am 20 years old and I've been doing some web development work for about 2 years or so. I have an interview for a Junior Web Developer position and the company knows that but I'll still be going through a technical interview and since I haven't been on one before I am not sure what kinds of questions I'll expect.

I will be interviewed on PHP, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. What are some popular or rather important questions that I might be asked in those four language areas? I know the questions might vary greatly but just to get an idea.

Eager to see some of your responses. Thanks!

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nczonline.net/blog/2010/01/05/… this link might help give you an understanding on the "interviewers" mindset going in. Being able to prepare yourself to answer any of these given topics / areas would be prudent. –  rlemon Feb 8 '13 at 14:31

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CSS/HTML: They may ask you to explain how you handle displaying data on various browsers given the issues that can be seen going between Chrome/Opera/Firefox/IE.

Javascript: They might ask you if you've used any libraries/frameworks. Might ask you about cross-site scripting issues or AJAX.

PHP: Goes back to libraries/frameworks/integration.

May ask you what you've done with these things before.

Each interview is different so your mileage may vary.

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A bit more in broader scope, there are some questions that generally go to every interview. Your capability to think algorithmically is one aspect, asking you to write a program such as FizzBuzz or a short program that does something like string comparison or implements a math formula.

Another topic is career aspirations, such as if you want to be a system architect or a manager after sometime ("Where do you see yourself in five years from now").

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