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Recommend "how I made/fixed this software" podcasts by women

I love programming/sysadmin case studies, I love women's perspectives, and I'm swinging back into listening to podcasts. Help me find more of what I love? [more inside]
posted by brainwane on Apr 8, 2014 - 4 answers

 

Help me handle doing a programming interview in an unfamiliar language!

I've been invited to interview for a software development internship at a company I would really like to work for. However, after I'd said yes, I received the detailed outline of the interview, including a test partly in a language I have yet to learn. How can I best prepare in a short amount of time? [more inside]
posted by carbide on Oct 3, 2013 - 8 answers

Elevator question

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 - 8 answers

10: Print "Hire me" 20: Goto 10

I have an interview for my dream job next week, help me not screw this up. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 17, 2012 - 11 answers

The path to programming rockstardom

What distinguishes the ninja/rockstar (Ruby) programmer from the understated kind? [more inside]
posted by vega on Aug 13, 2012 - 17 answers

No time left to lose

Did nothing for 3 years. Now I need a job again. Am I doomed? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 16, 2012 - 17 answers

Help me prepare for my programming interview!

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 - 12 answers

How to pass a programming interview with rusty skills?

How to pass a programming interview with rusty skills? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 15, 2010 - 9 answers

Help me get into Rockstar ;)

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 - 3 answers

How to estimate the quality of an employer's code base in an interview for a programming job?

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 - 12 answers

Operation Learn about Operations!

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 - 3 answers

A brush-up on algorithms...

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 - 12 answers

Is there a better problem solution or was the interviewer an @$$clown?

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 - 70 answers

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