December 5, 2021In this video I walk through some real code as though I'm reviewing it for a job application.
Over the years I have read many CVs and evaluated many coding assignments for developers applying for various roles. I thought it might be educational to provide a peak into what someone like me is thinking when reviewing these types of coding challenges, so a while ago I asked on LinkedIn for some examples of Go code to “roast” in an upcoming video. I have now published a video doing this with one such code sample.
The code is written in Go, but it can be informative for anyone who might be doing coding challenges as part of a job application.
I hope you enjoy!
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Go Code Roast
In this video, I roast some Go code! That is, I review it as if it were submitted as part of a job application screening. I talk about what I like, what I don't like, and how I would do things differently.