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 Q1. What are the technologies you would like to work on ?General2019-07-13 15:32:31

Ans. Java 7 , SQL Server

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 Q2. Please explain the architecture of our application through a diagram ?General2019-02-02 15:07:41

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 Q3. What type of consistency does Amazon S3 provides ?Amazon Web Service (AWS)2019-01-26 12:51:03

Ans. Eventual consistency


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 Q4. Difference between Route53 aliasis and cname ?Amazon Web Services (AWS)2019-01-25 14:32:34

Ans. Cname doesn't support naked domain names whereas aliasis does.

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  Q5. What is collection framework in Java ?Core Java2017-12-27 19:17:14

Ans. The Java collections framework (JCF) is a set of classes and interfaces that implement commonly reusable collection data structures. Although referred to as a framework, it works in a manner of a library. The JCF provides both interfaces that define various collections and classes that implement them.

  Sample Code for Map

  Sample Code for HashMap

  Sample Code for Treemap

  Sample Code for set

  Sample Code for hashset

  Sample Code for treeset

  Sample Code for list

  Sample Code for arraylist

  Sample Code for linkedlist

  Sample Code for queue

  Sample Code for priorityqueue

  Sample Code for concurrenthashmap

  Sample Code for vector

  Sample Code for stack

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 Q6. How is LinkedList collection class internally implemented ? Is it a Linked List or Doubly Linked List ? Core Java2017-08-28 19:40:39

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 Q7. What is the difference between Kan Ban and Agile ? Which one do you prefer ?Process2017-08-28 19:37:30

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 Q8. What is the difference between SDLC and Agile ?Process2017-08-28 19:37:08

Ans. Here are the differences between Agile and Waterfall Methodology:

The software development process is divided into different phases in the Waterfall model while Agile methodology segregates the project development lifecycle into sprints

Waterfall is a structured software development methodology, and often times can be quite rigid, whereas the Agile methodology is known for its flexibility

According to the Waterfall model, software development is to be completed as one single project, which is then divided into different phases, with each phase appearing only once during the SDLC. However, the Agile methodology can be considered as a collection of many different projects, which are nothing but the iterations of the different phases focusing on improving the overall software quality with feedback from users or the QA team

If you want to use the Waterfall model for software development, then you have to be clear with all the development requirements beforehand as there is no scope of changing the requirements once the project development starts. The Agile methodology, on the other hand, is quite flexible, and allows for changes to be made in the project development requirements even after the initial planning has been completed

All the project development phases such as designing, development, testing, etc. are completed once in the Waterfall model while as part of the Agile methodology, they follow an iterative development approach.

As a result, planning, development, prototyping and other software development phases can appear more than once during the entire SDLC One of the major differences between Agile and Waterfall development methodology is their individual approach towards quality and testing.

In the Waterfall model, the Testing phase comes after the Build phase, but, in the Agile methodology, testing is typically performed concurrently with programming or at least in the same iteration as programming

While Waterfall methodology is an internal process and does not require the participation of customers, the Agile software development approach focuses on customer satisfaction and thus, involves the participation of customers throughout the development phase

The Waterfall model can be regarded as a stringently sequential process, however, the Agile methodology is a highly collaborative software development process, thereby leading to better team input and faster problem solving

The Waterfall model is best suited for projects which have clearly defined requirements and in which change is not expected at all, while Agile development supports a process in which the requirements are expected to change and evolve. Thus, if you are planning to develop a software that would require frequent overhauls and has to keep up with the technology landscape and customer requirements, Agile is the best approach to follow

The Waterfall model exhibits a project mindset and lays its focus strictly on the completion of project development, while Agile introduces a product mindset that focuses on ensuring that the developed product satisfies its end customers, and changes itself as the requisites of customers change

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 Q9. What are the benefits of immutability or Immutable classes ?Core Java2017-08-28 19:36:18

Ans. Immutable objects are thread-safe so you will not have any synchronization issues.Immutable objects are good for Map keys and Set elements, since these typically do not change once created.Immutability makes it easier to write, use and reason about the code (class invariant is established once and then unchanged)Immutability makes it easier to parallelize your program as there are no conflicts among objects.The internal state of your program will be consistent even if you have exceptions.References to immutable objects can be cached as they are not going to change.

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 Q10. Which immutable classes have you worked with ? Can you name some immutable Collections ? How to make an immutable collection ?Core Java2017-08-28 17:11:22

Ans. string and wrapper class objects

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 Q11. What do you do when told to do something that you don't agree with? General2017-08-24 19:58:50

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 Q12. Why shouldn't we use string concatenation extensively or in a loop ?Core Java2017-08-08 09:52:53

Ans. Because String being an immutable object creates a new object upon each concatenation cycle. If there is any such need , we should use String Builder whose objects are mutable.

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  Q13. Explain OOPs

or

Explain OOPs Principles

or

Explain OOPs Concepts

or

Explain OOPs features

or

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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 Q14. What is Amazon S3 ?Amazon Web Services (AWS)2017-02-16 11:17:48

Ans. Amazon Simple Storage Service or S3 is object storage with a simple web service interface to store and retrieve any amount of data from anywhere on the web.

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Frequently asked at HCL Technologies ( Based on 3 feedback )
  Q15. Difference between Checked and Unchecked exceptions ?Core Java
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Ans. Checked exceptions are the exceptions for which compiler throws an errors if they are not checked whereas unchecked exceptions are caught during run time only and hence can't be checked.

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Very frequently asked in different variations. Frequently asked in Deloitte ( 2 feedback ) , HCL Tech ( 3 feedback ) and Coginizant (CTS)
  Q16. Explain the scenerios to choose between String , StringBuilder and StringBuffer ?

or

What is the difference between String , StringBuilder and StringBuffer ?
Core Java
Anonymous
Ans. If the Object value will not change, use String Class because a String object is immutable.

If the Object value can change and will only be modified from a single thread, use StringBuilder because StringBuilder is unsynchronized(means faster).

If the Object value may change, and can be modified by multiple threads, use a StringBuffer because StringBuffer is thread safe(synchronized).

  Sample Code for String

  Sample Code for StringBuffer

  Sample Code for StringBuilder

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Very frequently asked.Usually among first few questions.
  Q17. What is MVC ? Design
Anonymous
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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  Q18. Which Software Development methodology is being used in your current Job ?General
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Ans. We are using Agile methodology. I attend daily stand up where the development leads takes the status of assigned stories, achievements, any bottlenecks or challenges. We follow iteration of 2 weeks.

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  Q19. Write a program to print fibonacci series.Core Java

Ans. int count = 15;
int[] fibonacci = new int[count];
fibonacci[0] = 0;
fibonacci[1] = 1;
for(int x=2; x < count; x++){
fibonacci[x] = fibonacci[x-1] + fibonacci[x-2];
}

for(int x=0; x< count; x++){
System.out.print(fibonacci[x] + " ");
}

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