Junior PHP Developer Skills Assessment

Junior PHP Developer Skills Assessment

Assessment Summary
A Junior PHP Developer is someone who has a fundamental understanding of PHP, creates different pieces of code, and then writing tests to make sure functionality is as expected. They will also need to have good communication skills as they will often shadow their senior colleagues and learn whilst assisting them. This assessment contains 14 questions that are designed to test the varying skills of the candidate’s ability to succeed and thrive in the role from a variety of different skills that are relevant.
Skills tested in this assessment
A Junior PHP Developer will need a good base level of fundamental knowledge around different languages such as PHP, JavaScript, HTML, SQL, and CSS. Furthermore, they will also need to understand what OOP and SOLID principles are and understand where they have been used in existing designs. As a junior developer, they must have the willingness to learn on their own and learn from senior developers. Specifically, in the Vervoe skill assessment, the following skills are looked at it in detail, writing PHP scripts and communicating with their senior colleagues.
What to test with this assessment
From a carefully constructed set of questions that test an important subset of the required skills to successfully be a Junior PHP Developer, you will be able to determine their abilities to write PHP scripts in the correct format that is required in an enterprise setting as well as their communication skills with their senior colleagues when required to work with them when tackling tough problems.

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Junior PHP Developers have a fundamental understanding of how to write and test code written in PHP. PHP is an old yet still relevant web programming language. PHP boasts some extremely beneficial things such has being highly performant, versatile, works on all platforms and entering data into databases from web forms.

You can expect to learn whether a candidate can start a PHP session, understands the different types of cookies PHP can manipulate, understanding and writing PHP code, write a function to see if a word is an isogram and explain what an SQL injection is.

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PHP

Question Type: Text

What is the difference between a session variable versus a cookie? (In terms of where the information is stored).
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Communication

Question Type: Audio

You're working for a start up and the CEO gazes towards you and asks you a question about SQL injection attacks. Last night he read a post on Linkedin about data breaches and wants to make sure the company is using all the proper PHP techniques to mitigate such an attack. Explain in two minutes or less the practices you've used to make sure your inputs are sanitized.
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Write Script

Question Type: Code

Create a function named 'math'. In this function you will multiply the two input variables and see if the result is divisible by 2, if it is return 1, otherwise return 0.

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