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What to send when a client wants a sample of my code to test my qualities?

We've all faced this. You apply to a cool project and they ask you to send them a piece of your code. On the surface, this look OK and I am fine with it. But what shall I send them? My cool utility? ...
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Problems for Sample Code [closed]

I was recently asked to write some sample code that solves a difficult technical problem. I've been mulling over what kinds of problems might be good to solve in code to demonstrate my skills in such ...
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Asking for a code sample of the company at an interview

Asking a job seeker to show some code is a fairly common practice for a software company. However, would it be acceptable for the candidate to ask the interviewer to show him a small piece of code ...
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A place for putting code samples in projects

Every now and then I get or write some minimal code samples to achieve tasks. What's the usual practice for storing these samples (which could prove useful later on) ? Have a separate source folder or ...
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Good collection of short code samples in different languages to solve programming problems? [duplicate]

I am interested in learning some new programming languages and looking for the collection of short solutions for programming problems provided in different languages. The optimal format would be: ...
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Has anyone used “Design Pattern Framework (TM)”? [closed]

Has anyone purchased Design Pattern FrameworkTM? Are these samples worth investment? Are they practical? What are the pro and cons of the guidelines? Anyone used this in the real-world development?
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What if you don't have code samples to give a prospective employer?

What do you do when you don't have any good code samples available when asked by a prospective employer? I like to consider myself a fairly capable developer but I can't share any of the software I've ...
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What is the difference between the factory pattern and abstract factory?

Having finally begun seriously trying to learn some basic patterns (very late in the career, but that's a different story), I'm trying to get my head around the differences between the Factory Pattern ...
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When applying for an entry level programming position, how do I include my coding examples? [closed]

I will soon begin the process of applying for entry level programming positions. As of now I have no professional coding experience, so all I have to show is some personal projects and code samples to ...