Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Clear questions and runnable code
get the best and fastest answer
 
PerlMonks  

Re: Greatest programming mistakes and what to learn from

by petdance (Parson)
on Dec 23, 2004 at 22:15 UTC ( #417213=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Greatest programming mistakes and what to learn from

This is a question I ask all my programming candidates: "Tell me about the worst bug you ever wrote."

Then, after he/she tells me the story, I ask "What did you change in how you work as a results?"

The questions, and their answers, dig at the person's depth of experience, and maturity as a programmer, respectively.

xoxo,
Andy


Comment on Re: Greatest programming mistakes and what to learn from

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://417213]
help
Chatterbox?
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others studying the Monastery: (3)
As of 2015-07-05 05:25 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?

    The top three priorities of my open tasks are (in descending order of likelihood to be worked on) ...









    Results (60 votes), past polls