Last Updated: 11 Sep 2010

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Author: dordal

Web Software Engineering Principles Questions

This is a list of topics/questions you might want to think about from a web software engineering standpoint.

  • Can you describe a typical web application stack?
  • Do you write code following any sort of coding standard? What do you use?
  • How do you decide whether to 'build or buy' (or in the web world, to build or use open source)?
  • What sort of version control systems have you used? What do you like/not like?
  • Particularly for web applications, how do you handle data validation?
    • What sort of techniques do you use to validate data?
    • What should you validate?
    • At what level of the application stack should you validate data?
  • What else do you do in order to make sure that your application is secure?
  • Have you done any unit testing? What are some of the principles of writing a good unit test?

Discussion

Johan, Jun 30, 2012 04:58 AM

What a joy to find such clear thnkiing. Thanks for posting!

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