A Question of Code

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Take-home tests are an established part of the interviewing process

In this lightning question Tom and Ed discuss take-home coding tests, and how much time you should budget for them. Most tech companies will set a challenge as part of their interviewing process. How long do they expect you to take? And is it a useful part of the process?

What is A Question of Code?

A newbie coder and a seasoned veteran discuss the questions that always come up when someone begins learning to code.

Ed is looking at getting a career in programming and has been learning to code for just over a year. During this time he’s been building up a stack of questions that keep coming up from other newbie coders. Luckily, he’s got someone he can ask for help: Tom. Tom’s a seasoned coder, having worked in the industry for a few years now and has all the answers Ed needs, or does he?