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Effectiveness of FizzBuzz and Beyond [closed]

As part of the interview process we initially ask the candidates to do 'FizzBuzz' nowadays the percentage of candidates that can correctly answer FizzBuzz has increased dramatically - this may be due ...
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Etiquette when asking questions in an IRC channel [closed]

Many larger OSS projects maintain IRC channels to discuss their usage or development. When I get stuck on using a project, having tried and failed to find information on the web, one of the ways I try ...
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For email interviews, is it bad to research some answers? [closed]

So I got an email "interview" with questions to be answered. I'm not too sure only about one of them, so I wanted to google the answer. Of course in a real interview I can't do this, so should I say ...
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What is the ideal mindset for a developer participating in a requirements gathering meeting?

As a mid-level developer on my team, I participate in requirements gathering/scope planning meetings of projects that I will be part of. I have been finding it difficult to come up with the questions ...
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As a student, how to answer a random question: “Is 'something' about the topic unclear to you?”

While attempting to make a list programming subjects/topics that were unclear to me, I was unable to come up with anything. I know I can't be clear on everything. What steps can I take to get an ...
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Questions to ask a 3rd party API provider [closed]

I'm due to meet with a developer/sales person from a new 3rd party resource we're about to start using. The main topic I'll be interested in, is their API as I will be the developer making use of it ...
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Should i expect real world questions from interviewing agency ? [closed]

I started coding almost a year ago. By "coding" I mean HTML(5), CSS(3), and only few times I implemented some AJAX and JavaScript. I am interviewing for a position that expects me to know HTML, CSS, ...
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What questions needs to be asked when gathering the initial requirements of a mobile application from a client? [closed]

Talking generally abount mobile application development, I am looking for a list of appropriate questions to ask when visiting the client to get the initial requirements, i.e. what they suppose the ...