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  Q1. Explain OOPs

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Explain OOPs Principles

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Explain OOPs Concepts

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Explain OOPs features

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Tell me something about OOPs
Core Java2017-06-13 08:25:45

Ans. OOPs or Object Oriented Programming is a Programming model which is organized around Objects instead of processes. Instead of a process calling series of processes, this model stresses on communication between objects. Objects that all self sustained, provide security by encapsulating it's members and providing abstracted interfaces over the functions it performs. OOP's facilitate the following features

1. Inheritance for Code Reuse
2. Abstraction for modularity, maintenance and agility
3. Encapsulation for security and protection
4. Polymorphism for flexibility and interfacing

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Almost sure to be asked in every company using any Dependency Injection framework ( Spring, Guice etc )
  Q2. What is Dependency Injection or IOC ( Inversion of Control ) ?Design

Ans. It is a Design Pattern that facilitates loose coupling by sending the dependency information ( object references of dependent object ) while building the state of the object. Objects are designed in a manner where they receive instances of the objects from other pieces of code, instead of constructing them internally and hence provide better flexibility.

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Very frequently asked.Usually among first few questions.
  Q3. What is MVC ? Design
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Ans. MVC is a Design Pattern that facilititates loose coupling by segregating responsibilities in a Web application

1. Controller receives the requests and handles overall control of the request
2. Model holds majority of the Business logic, and
3. View comprise of the view objects and GUI component

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  Q4. Difference between GET and POST Requests ?Web Service2016-07-22 15:00:21

Ans. GET is supposed to get information from the server. Client sends the minimal information so that Server can respond with the response body on basis of request. For example - You want to get complete employment record for employee id 123

POST is supposed to send the information for submission. Payload or a Body is usually sent so that it can be persisted on the server. For example - Sending the complete information of an employee ( id, name , dept etc ) to the server for persisting it.

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   Like         Discuss         Correct / Improve     get vs post   web service   rest     Asked in 11 Companies      basic        frequent


Very Frequently asked. Usually asked along with String Class related questions.
  Q5. What is an immutable class ?Core Java
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Ans. Class using which only immutable (objects that cannot be changed after initialization) objects can be created.

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  Q6. What is a cookie ?Java EE
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Ans. A cookie is a small piece of text stored on a user's computer by the browser for a specific domain. Commonly used for authentication, storing site preferences, and server session identification.

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Very Frequently asked. Favorite question in walkins and telephonic interviews. Usually among first few questions. Asked in different variants. Must know for intermediate and expert professionals.Among Top 10 frequently asked questions.
  Q7. What is rule regarding overriding equals and hashCode method ?Core Java
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Ans. A Class must override the hashCode method if its overriding the equals method.

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 Q8. Which java frameworks have you used ?General

Ans. I have primarily worked on Web applications and hence worked on Struts , Spring , Hibernate, JSF ( Java Server Faces ) , Velocity etc.

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 Q9. Have you ever had any conflict with the team member (like disagreement on some design decision ) and How you reacted to it ? General2016-11-30 15:55:39

Ans. [Open Ended Answer]

This is a very sensitive question and should be dealt with caution. Just simply saying that you never had any disagreement will present you as dumb team member. Showing your self as too aggressive in such decisions will present you as a trouble maker. You should present a situation where you had an argument / disagreement but eventually you and your team mates mutually found a way out of it.

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  Q10. Explain the challenging problems you faced recently and how you overcame it ?General

Ans. [Open Ended Answer]

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 Q11. Explain TDD or Test Driven Design ?Design

Ans. TDD is a development process that involves short iterations: first an automated test case is written. Then, the code is written to pass that test, and finally one refactors the new code to acceptable standards.

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 Q12. What are the advantages of using distributed database management system ?Database2016-11-30 16:05:24

Ans. Reliability and Continuity if some of the sites goes down.Easy Scaling up and Down as sites can be added or removed without impacting business continuity.

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 Q13. Explain Agile Software Development Methodology ?Process2016-11-30 16:00:02

Ans. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agile_software_development

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Very Frequently asked to Senior Software Engineers or Developers.
  Q14. Describe some of the Design Patterns you have used ?Design2016-12-01 16:31:17

Ans. [Open Ended Answer]

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 Q15. What is a Webdriver ?Testing2017-02-02 08:25:41

Ans. Selenium WebDriver is a tool for automating web application testing.It helps in replicating the manual tester behavior like keyboard entry, mouse events etc and then matching the output against the expected.

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 Q16. Why do you want to leave your current job ?General2018-05-11 07:39:41

Ans. The most effective and acceptable reasons for leaving your current job should be positive e.g. moving forward in your life or career

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 Q17. Which development methodology do you use ?General2018-05-22 05:59:45

Ans. http://www.itinfo.am/eng/software-development-methodologies/

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