Software Engineer Interview Quick Question Set

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Software Engineer Interview Process and Questions

Redirects to legacy blog post. A short time ago, I was tasked with finding the right software engineer/s for the organisation I was working for. I settled on a process, a set of background questions, a set of practical programming exercises and a set of verbal questions. Later on I cut the set of verbal questions down to a quicker set. In this post, I’ll be going over the process and the full set of verbal questions. In a subsequent post I’ll go over the quicker set.

JavaScript Coding Standards and Guidelines

Redirects to legacy blog post. This is the current set of coding standards and guidelines I use when I’m coding in the JavaScript language. I thought it would be good to share so others could get use out of them also, and maybe start a discussion as to amendments / changes they see that could be useful?

Keeping your events thread safe

Redirects to legacy blog post. An area I’ve noticed where engineers often forget to think about synchronization is when firing events. It seems to be a common misconception, that all that is needed to keep synchronisation, is to check the delegate (technically a `MulticastDelegate`, or in architectural terms the publisher of the publish-subscribe pattern (more commonly known as the observer pattern)) for null.

Duplex communication and callbacks in WCF

Redirects to legacy blog post. I was reading in the book Enterprise Integration Patterns that my dev manager bought for the team, on the Message Endpoint pattern on the way home from work a few days ago. “A Message Endpoint can be used to send messages or receive them, but one instance does not do both” From my experience, this wasn’t necessarily true. So I decided to confirm my suspicion. The following is a mix of what I read and tested out.