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answered Why are shortcuts like x += y considered good practice?
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answered A free game-development language?
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comment What is the best way to evaluate new programmers?
@Oded, yes, in fact I do. Let them think a while, alone, as they would do in real life, especially if it is a hard problem, and then ask them as much as you want. Like in any oral exam.
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comment What is the best way to evaluate new programmers?
I disagree with the talking part. Do you often talk to yourself or other people while solving problems? How about giving a person some space and letting him think a little bit? So unless it is completely trivial, I think it is not a good practice.