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What development tools are you familiar with? | Web Developer Questions

This is an opportunity for you to exhibit different techniques and tools that you have been exposed to. Do not forget to mention all the tools and technologies that you have come across till now and are getting to know … Continue reading

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How would you describe your level of competence in a Unix shell environment. | Web Developer Questions

This question demands your good talent in graphical user interface (GUI). The interviewer wants to know how would you copy a directory from one place to another again and again, and how would you make a ‘Read Only File’ for … Continue reading

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What browser do you prefer to use? | Web Developer Questions

Although this question seems to be a generalized one, keep this in mind that the correct answer to this question is ‘all of the browsers’. This is because a competent and efficient web developer must always be ready for working … Continue reading

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How comfortable are you with writing HTML manually (entirely by hand)? | Web Developer Questions

Even though your resume indicates that you are an expert in HTML, the interviewer wants to check whether you are really able to write an HTML document or not. The reason for this is many web developers cannot actually write … Continue reading

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How would you explain the main difference between HTML and XHTML where case sensitivity is concerned? | Web Developer Questions

HTML is not case sensitive while XHTML is opposite to it where all tags and attributes must be in the lowercase.

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What is an ID selector? | Web Developer Questions

ID selectors are used to define a style in relation to an object that requires a unique identification. It is identified by using a # sign before a selector name.

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How would you detect useragent in CSS? | Web Developer Questions

I would use a media tag.

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What is DTD? | Web Developer Questions

DTD stands for Document Type Declaration and it tells the browser which version of either HTML or XHTML is being used.

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Can you write table-less XHTML? | Web Developer Questions

Do you validate your code?Weed out the old-school table-driven design junkies! Find a developer who uses HTML elements for what they were actually intended. Also, many developers will say they can go table-less, but when actually building sites they still … Continue reading

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What are a few of your favorite development tools and why? | Web Developer Questions

If they say notepad you’ve obviously got the wrong person for the job. Not only can this help you gauge their level of competence, but it’ll also see if they match the tools everyone else uses in-house.

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