I recently administered a programming test to a number of applicants for a Python developer job at 2degreesnetwork.com. Since we now have a new developer (hi Gustavo!), I figured I would post the test and see what kind of response I get to them.
There are two parts to the test, neither are hugely difficult, but there is enough scope in the solutions to understand how the candidate approaches a problem.
In the first part of the test I asked the candidate to look at the following code and implement the
thousands_with_commas function, which should take an integer and return a string representation of that integer with commas separating groups of three digits: continue reading…