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The Basics S1 • E2

FizzBuzz: One Simple Interview Question

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Published on Jul 31, 2017

There are a lot of opinions on how to hire coders, and most of them are terrible. The opinions, that is, not the coders. But a basic filter test to make sure someone can do what they say they can: that seems reasonable, and FizzBuzz is one of the more common tests. Even now, interviewers use it. Let's talk about why it's tricky, and how to solve it.

Imran's blog post: https://imranontech.com/2007/01/24/us...

Other approaches for pretty much every language: http://rosettacode.org/wiki/FizzBuzz

Thanks to the Cambridge Centre for Computing History: http://www.computinghistory.org.uk/

The thing behind me is their Megaprocessor: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EMO3d...

And thanks to my proofreading team!

I'm at http://tomscott.com
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