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

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

This coding test assesses a candidate’s ability to program a small algorithm in Scala, testing their basic programming skills. Using a short and straightforward coding task, this test helps you identify developers with the most essential Scala skills.

Covered skills

  • Coding Question

Use the Scala (Coding): Entry-Level Algorithms test to hire

Entry-level Scala developers, backend developers, full-stack developers, software engineers, and any other roles requiring an entry-level knowledge of Scala.

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

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

Scala is a programming language designed to run on the Java Virtual Machine, allowing for full compatibility with Java libraries and frameworks. Scala is a powerful language with a concise syntax that offers many features and constructs, including functional programming and object-oriented programming paradigms.

For entry-level programmers, a strong foundation in Scala is essential for success. Candidates who are familiar with Scala's syntax and core programming concepts will be well-equipped to tackle more complex programming challenges.

This Scala test provides candidates with 10 minutes to complete a simple coding task that involves entry-level algorithms. The code is evaluated against a set of test cases, some of which are provided to the candidate to help them determine if they are on the right track.

This test is an excellent tool for screening candidates based on their foundational knowledge of Scala programming. It can be used to effectively evaluate a candidate's essential skills and determine their potential for further professional growth.

We recommend combining coding tests with at least one of our cognitive ability tests evaluating numerical or analytical skills to gain a more comprehensive understanding of a candidate's abilities.

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The test is made by a subject-matter expert

Ian S.

Ian is a software craftsman and a functional programming enthusiast skilled in building data-intensive systems with Scala. He enjoys exploring topics such as Data Engineering and ML by contributing to Open Source Software. He is also a start-up founder working on technology to decentralize royalty payments for artists in Kenya.

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