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About that audition project (rtinseeba.ch)
1 point by mseebach on Oct 3, 2013 | hide | past | favorite | 2 comments

I don't think a week-long project means a 40 hour project, as the author suggests. In my experience, a week-long audition project has been typically a 5-8 hour project, something I can knock out in a few evenings.

Additionally, it's always been a toy example, typically in the vein of "read some input from a file and do something with it". It can almost always be knocked out with the standard libraries for any given language.

When there are bigger corporate hiring en mass then something like audition project might be unfeasible but serves as a very good measure when hiring in startups.

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