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Re: [XP] Re: Natural Selection of programmers

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  • Adrian Howard
    ... +N for large values of N Every time I do a round of developer interviews I m amazed by folks who can fool me into thinking they re good at development
    Message 1 of 19 , Aug 23, 2009
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      On 23 Aug 2009, at 14:50, davenicolette wrote:

      > +1 to that. The team I'm presently coaching has started to do
      > auditions for new candidates. They had some problems before with
      > people who were skilled at interviewing, but less skilled at the
      > actual work. Now they're much more successful at finding suitable
      > team-mates to grow the team.

      +N for large values of N

      Every time I do a round of developer interviews I'm amazed by folks
      who can fool me into thinking they're good at development until we put
      them in front of an editor.

      Adrian
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