When an interviewer asks an interviewee for a programming job to design an object-orientated elevator control system, what are they looking for in a good answer?
posted by Artw
on Jan 30, 2013 -
What distinguishes the ninja/rockstar (Ruby) programmer from the understated kind? [more inside]
posted by vega
on Aug 13, 2012 -
I'm a computer programmer, and have an exciting job interview lined up. Yaaay! Help me prepare by suggesting some difficult (but reasonable) programming interview questions to practice on. Also, I would appreciate any general advice you have for succeeding at programming interviews. [more inside]
posted by coelacanth!
on Oct 28, 2010 -
I have a phone interview with Rockstar New England. What should I expect? And is there anything obvious I need to prepare. [more inside]
posted by prufrock
on Dec 1, 2009 -
I have an upcoming interview for a programming job. I'd like to find out a bit about the quality of the code of the product I'd be assigned to develop, i.e. is it dailywtf material or decent enough. Any ideas how to get some information out of the interviewers, at least some of whom are assumed to be technical people? [more inside]
posted by lifeless
on Sep 12, 2008 -
NewJobFilter: I'm a programmer with some phone interviews next week that I'd like to be prepared for. I'm up for some non-senior coding positions on site reliability, infrastructure and operations teams with a few different top ten internet companies. Any tips on what I should brush up on before I'm on the phone with some expert? [more inside]
posted by anonymous
on Sep 15, 2007 -
Imagine: You have an upcoming interview that will be heavily focused on algorithms (specifically computer language related but not a specific language). What resources would you turn to?
posted by purephase
on Jun 6, 2007 -
In an interview for a programming job today, I was asked to write out code for a programming problem on a whiteboard. After the interview, it's bugging me that I can't figure out the "optimal" solution that they said existed, but we didn't have time to discuss. [more inside]
posted by unsoulchum
on Dec 22, 2005 -