So I've ran into a couple of companies that requires completing coding assignments before they give you a phone interview. I'm curious, do these coding assignments account for anything after the ...
I failed an interview question in C years ago about converting hex to decimal by not exploiting the ASCII table if (inputDigitByte > 9) hex = inputDigitByte - 'a'. The rise of Unicode has made ...
If an employer asks for a large code sample, one for an entire project, what characteristics should the project have to show architectural skills and the ability to manage a large codebase? For ...
What would a large project that spanned multiple files and >1000 lines show to an employer that a few individual files and a couple hundred lines couldn't capture?
Two things I've noticed in the past week that make me wonder: An interview where my Perl skills were reviewed. I always use C-style for loops and use map about once in every 10,000 lines of code, so ...
As a long time cut and paste coder I never committed much of the syntax of a language to memory. Even worse, I now use google to solve many of the coding problems which are of the type typically used ...
I've just had quite a good phone interview (for a CakePHP-related position, not that it's especially important to the question). The interviewer seemed to be impressed with my resume and personality. ...