|Thomas Delrue on 13 Sep 2017 11:47:18 -0700|
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|Re: [PLUG] Why Can't Programmers.. Program?|
On Wednesday, September 13, 2017 2:38:30 PM EDT brent timothy saner wrote: >i'm not even a developer, i'm in operations- but this is still terrifying to >me. And yet you, who are not a developer, write (production?) code which, in turn, terrifies /me/... :P (I kid, I kid...) >but more to the point of TFA itself, i find it *horrifying* that there are >people looking for dev jobs that can't at least do SOME sort of iteration >of this I've seen things that would make me want to bleach my eyes... horrible things that no-one taking part in an interview loop should ever be subjected to. I once had a candidate who said "I can't write the code for this because I don't code, but I could explain to you how I would do it". *facepalm* what part of "/write a program/" do you not understand? You come away with a feeling along the lines of "either this person is suffering from serious brain damage, or the new vacuum cleaners have arrived"(*). (*) Thank you, mr Atkinson: http://bytesdaily.blogspot.com/2013/07/rowan-atkinson-bitter-wedding-speech.html
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