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Ruby (Coding): Entry-Level Algorithms test
Type: Programming skills
Time: 15 min
Languages: English
Level: Entry level

Summary of the Ruby (Coding): Entry-Level Algorithms test

This coding test evaluates candidates’ abilities with entry-level algorithms in Ruby. The test gives candidates 15 minutes to solve a simple coding problem using Ruby. This coding test will help you hire entry-level Ruby developers with growth potential.

Covered skills

  • Coding Question

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Entry-level Ruby developers and any other role that requires strong basic skills in Ruby.

This Ruby coding test forms part of our Coding: Entry-Level Algorithms test

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About the Ruby (Coding): Entry-Level Algorithms test

Ruby has become one of the most popular languages for building web applications and is used on some of the biggest platforms and apps available such as the vacation booking site Airbnb, the streaming service Hulu, the popular developer site Github, and the review site Goodreads. Ruby boasts great flexibility, robust security, and short development periods, all of which have skyrocketed its popularity.

Strong foundational programming knowledge in Ruby is essential for junior programmers working on relevant applications. Candidates with a strong basis in Ruby can hit the ground running and set themselves up for further professional growth.

This Ruby coding test gives candidates 15 minutes to complete a straightforward coding task involving entry-level algorithms. The code is evaluated against a set of test cases, some of which are available to candidates during the test to help them determine if they are on the right track. Other test cases, including corner cases, are not available during the test and are used once the candidate's code is submitted to check whether the solution resolves all the requirements outlined in the problems.

This is a great initial screening test that allows you to effectively screen candidates based on essential skills. For more difficult coding challenges, you can consider our other Ruby tests at the intermediate or advanced levels.

We recommend combining coding tests with at least one of or cognitive ability tests evaluating numerical or analytical skills.

The test is made by a subject-matter expert

Dominic U.

A self-described passionate Rubyist, Dominic has been building commercial Ruby applications for over eight years. After getting his degree in Computer Science, he began working as a web developer and has completed projects of all sizes and complexities.

The thing Dominic enjoys most about programming is how it constantly pushes him to think in new and innovative ways to solve interesting problems and to keep expanding his knowledge and improving his skills.

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