5 Answers to common (and difficult) interview questions

After several posts focused on product release, I finally have some time to write about life as a Developer, and to answer some questions asked by my (few) readers. The most common questions I receive are about job interviews. Competition from other Developers is getting higher every day, and Companies are, understandably, getting picky, looking for Professionals who can “tick all the boxes”.

The difficulty in passing an interview, however, is not just showing that you can write code. Ironically, that’s the easy part. The difficult questions come later, when the technical interview is over, and are meant to test your personality. People who spend most of their time “talking” to machines can, sometimes, have a hard time answering human-related questions, therefore it becomes vital to prepare some answers upfront. Read more

Do you want to become a Software Developer?

Since I started contributing to a few blogs related to the world of Software Development, I’ve received several emails in which the readers asked me to give them suggestions and recommendations on how to become a Developer. While reading these emails, I noticed each one seemed to have a different reason for wanting to become a Developer, and, unfortunately, my experiences taught me that some of those reasons are the wrong ones. Therefore, I think it’s worth spending a few words in clarifying what such profession involves. Read more