Jython Phone Interview Advice
pwatson at redlinepy.com
Tue Mar 15 15:49:52 CET 2005
"George Jempty" <scriptify at yahoo.com> wrote in message
news:1110885679.848835.32630 at o13g2000cwo.googlegroups.com...
> I'm undergoing a phone interview for a Jython job today. Anybody have
> practical advice for me? I haven't worked with Python in years, but I
> have been working with Java in the meantime (resume at
> http://scriptify.com/george_jempty_resume.pdf). I've been reading up:
> my old "Quick Python" (Harris/McDonald) book, a somewhat more current
> "Visual Quickstart Guide" (Fehily), as well as "Jython for Java
> Programmers" (Bill) via safari.oreilly.com.
> My interviewer today will be a somewhat technical manager. A key thing
> I plan to ask is will this be primarily maintenance or new development.
> I don't think I'm cut out for new development considering my
> Some things I'm noticing upon (re)reading my books. Triple quoted
> strings: those provide functionality similar to Perl's "here"
> the same as that for Python lists/dictionaries. This could lead to
> easily sharing data between the client and server side, though I think
> I should probably keep this one under my hat, at least with a manager.
> Though if things go well I will probably subsequently interview with
> more technical folks.
> Otherwise, the only thing I can think to tell a manager in a phone
> screen is that I'm willing to undergo brainbench.com's Python
> Any advice would be much appreciated. Thanks in advance
Gee, George. I wonder if the interviewing manager or anyone in their
company has access to newsgroups?
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