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Java Spring online test: Pre-employment screening assessment to hire the best candidates

Type: Programming skills
Time: 10 min
Languages: English, Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, Dutch, Portuguese
Level: Intermediate

Summary of the Spring test

This test will evaluate candidates’ skills in using the Spring framework for Java. The test focuses on the most commonly used Spring features, as well as Spring Boot, and will help you identify candidates who have a strong grasp of the framework.

Covered skills

  • Spring Fundamentals

  • Spring Data

  • Spring Security

  • Spring Boot

Use the Spring test to hire

Programmers and software engineers using the Spring framework for Java.

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About the Spring test

The Spring framework is perhaps the most commonly used dependency injection framework in use by Java. In addition to its IOC capabilities, Spring also provides a lot of other features that are relevant to enterprise software development, such as database access abstractions, testing capabilities, and aspects.

This Spring test walks the test-taker through questions they would be expected to know the answers to if they are going to be using Spring as a development framework in an enterprise setting. Most bigger companies and financial institutions will find this useful to evaluate candidates who will work on their internal systems that are written in Java.

Specifically, this screening test evaluates candidates in the fundamentals of the Spring framework, Spring Data, Spring Security, and Spring Boot.

Test-takers who do well on this test have a good grasp of Spring. They can create a Spring application from scratch, configure applications across different environments, write tests for the applications, access databases, implement logging, as well as make the application very configurable as per the enterprise requirements.

The test is made by a subject-matter expert

Nour J.

With nearly a decade of experience as a Java developer, Nour knows the ins and out of the language and how to use them to create efficient applications that stand out. Nour has had the opportunity to work with teams across the world and build products for customers on different continents and an international database. From understanding business requirements to designing a solution, and executing on it, Nour’s skills ran the full development gamut and he enjoys challenging projects.

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