Common interview questions for developers

Aoife Geary
Aoife Geary

Aoife Geary

Aoife Geary is an Irish journalist specialising in the areas of Workplace Culture, Diversity, Startups and Digital Trends. She’s fond of a burrito and even more fond of a bad pun. Aoife works with tech companies to build their brand and engage talent through storytelling.

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There's no set template to follow when it comes to preparing for an interview for a dev role.

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A lot of variables can influence your success from making a good first impression to building camaraderie with your interviewers.

The interview process will likely involve a technical task and 1-2 interviews, one with HR and one with a member of the product team.

While the more technical interview will focus on your favoured software, how you ensure the product remains functional while fixing bugs and your programming habits, the HR interview will be looking at how you work with others and how you would fit with the company culture.

To help you put your best foot forward, we've compiled a list of the most common developer interview questions and how to answer them.

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