Brainbench perl test?

David Hodgkinson davehodg at
Thu Sep 6 22:49:57 BST 2012

On 6 Sep 2012, at 22:07, Paul Makepeace <paulm at> wrote:

> On Thu, Sep 6, 2012 at 12:56 PM, Uri Guttman <uri at> wrote:
>> maybe i overstepped in calling that a serious coder filter. i would never
>> just use that determining a skilled coder. it could be useful to filter out
>> the total losers. i speak to hiring managers all the time and they give out
>> similar tests just to filter out the losers.
> There seems to be some evidence that even trivial problems are a good
> way of filtering,
> (and neighboring posts)
> is an interesting & entertaining (& slightly disturbing) read.
> I can't imagine scheduling an in-person interview without a phone
> screen and ideally a github link beforehand.

I like the FizzBuzz test. Not far removed from what I was hit with today.

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