HappyCat

Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Age: 42

Sep
24
awarded Autobiographer
Sep
24
awarded Autobiographer
May
15
awarded Yearling
Apr
10
awarded Nice Answer
Mar
25
revised Should a developer be forced to memorize details?
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Feb
25
awarded Good Answer
Nov
12
awarded Yearling
Nov
12
awarded Yearling
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20
awarded Necromancer
Jun
6
comment Can one forget programming if it is not practiced for some time?
In the past my employer scored quite highly on the Török Test (5/8). We slowly wore them down to 2, though it's recently crept back up to 3 with rumours of a 4 :-(
May
2
comment How should I assess answers to the programming assignment I use for hiring
@Ned - personally I think you've pitched it about right. I think it's more valuable to see if they can fill in the gaps without prompting than to see if they can type the correct code from a complete spec. We do a similar thing (a spec with room for interpretation) and as such, and as Frank says, we can't judge it on any absolute criteria - there's no right or wrong, no "scores", just a taster of how the candidate approaches things. Are they a careful, detailed oriented coder? Or are they sloppy?
Apr
12
awarded Revival
Feb
13
awarded Teacher
Feb
11
awarded Supporter
Feb
3
awarded Editor
Feb
3
answered SQLite.Interop.dll locked after running Visual Studio 2012 Unit Test Framework tests
Feb
3
revised vstest.executionengine.x86.exe not closing
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Feb
3
answered vstest.executionengine.x86.exe not closing
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revised hginit - #ifdefs ridiculous
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Jan
24
answered hginit - #ifdefs ridiculous
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