PHP (coding): intermediate-level algorithms

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About the PHP (coding): intermediate-level algorithms test

PHP is a popular general-purpose scripting language that is geared towards web development. PHP is fast, flexible, and pragmatic, and powers both simple static websites and complex, dynamic professional-grade websites.

This coding test assesses candidates' ability to create code in PHP that satisfies specific requirements stated in a task. Candidates are provided with an online coding editor in which they add their own code. They can run their code to test if the result matches the expected output of a set of pre-defined test cases.

The test covers concepts of programming using PHP and is geared at intermediate-level developers.

Once candidates submit their answers, the test score is calculated by running the code against a set of test cases that are not available to candidates. These test cases are more comprehensive than what candidates see during the test. The score represents the percentage of test cases that are passed correctly. In your assessment dashboard, you can inspect the code of each candidate and play it back to see how the candidate produced it.

The test is made by a testpreneur

Tarak Laghari

Tarak’s experience in development using PHP is just the tip of the programming iceberg. He also has impressive skills in SQL, MySQL, API integration, HTML, CSS, jQuery, and Ajax. His technical know-how extends even further to include OOPs using PDO and MySQLi extensions. Tarak’s enthusiasm lies in building APIs for social media integrations and third-party REST APIs.

This database specialist also devotes time to sharing his wide-ranging expertise through content writing and course development.

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