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Interview - Create a portfolio to show my skills [closed]

I have around five years of experience in PHP development and around one year of experience with ExpressionEngine. I use PHP 5, HTML, CSS, JavaScript and other web technologies. I decided to create ...
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14answers
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How important is it for a programmer to have an online presence? [closed]

I've noticed more and more mentions (both in posts here and in actual job descriptions) of programmers' "portfolios" - typically their public profiles on sites such as this, GitHub, etc. How ...
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13answers
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What sources of sample work should be used in a job interview?

One of my friends has been laid off. When I talked to him, he said they didn't let him take a copy of anything he worked on. When he asked how to show what he worked on to another employer in an ...
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2answers
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Should you bring up commercial projects in an interview?

I am not sure if it's a good idea or not to mention commercial software projects. Right now, I have one desktop software site selling (not enough to support myself yet) and I am not sure what is a ...
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6answers
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Code Samples and Interviews?

I've seen a number of questions since I've been here where, in the answer, someone has asserted that they would never use portfolios or code samples coded outside of the interview process to judge a ...