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Coding: Debugging test
Type: Programming skills
Time: 35 min
Languages: English, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Spanish, Swedish.
Level: Intermediate

Summary of the Coding: Debugging test

This intermediate-level coding challenge focuses on candidates’ ability to interpret and debug code, based on a set of requirements, in the programming language of their choice. You can configure which programming languages will be available.

Covered skills

  • JavaScript

  • TypeScript

  • Python

  • Java

  • PHP

  • C

  • C++

  • C#

  • Ruby

  • Go

  • Kotlin

  • Swift

  • Scala

  • R

  • Dart

  • Julia

  • Rust

  • Perl

  • Elixir

  • Erlang

Use the Coding: Debugging test to hire

Software Engineers, Web Developers, and Programmers. This test evaluates their ability to efficiently identify and fix code errors, a key skill for maintaining software quality and performance.

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About the Coding: Debugging test

For organizations seeking adept coders, mastering debugging skills is paramount. Debugging is crucial in resolving coding issues, enhancing code efficiency, and ensuring seamless functionality in diverse applications.

This intermediate-level, language-agnostic debugging challenge empowers candidates to troubleshoot coding errors using their preferred programming language. Employers have the flexibility to configure supported languages based on organizational requirements.

Candidates are evaluated on their ability to identify and rectify coding errors, a vital skill for maintaining robust and error-free applications. The challenge presents scenarios of intermediate complexity, allowing candidates to showcase their debugging prowess using the programming language of their choice.

This screening test is designed to pinpoint experienced candidates ready for professional challenges in coding through their adept debugging skills. Successful candidates not only navigate debugging challenges effectively but also exhibit the adaptability to contribute meaningfully to coding projects.

Gain valuable insights into candidates’ problem-solving capabilities, identify individuals with intermediate coding and debugging skills, and build a proficient coding team aligned with your organizational needs.

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