- Mobile apps with React Native;
- Safari, Opera, and Chrome extensions;
- MongoDB and similar databases;
- Scripts for LibreOffice, Unity, OpenOffice or Adobe CS;
- Google Desktop Gadgets, Yahoo! Widgets, Microsoft Gadgets or Apple Dashboard Widgets;
- And much more.
It has everything that you may need for developing a web application. MEAN stack is one of the most commonly used. It means the use of MongoDB, Express, AngularJS, and Node.js. But you are not limited to these technologies only. It’s good to be good at several stack versions. Let’s take a look at the most wanted combinations below.
Node.js + Express for the back-end
Express is often used with Node.js as it’s a super great tool thanks to a big number of bridges between the OS and the database and so on.
React + Redux for the front-end
React Native for the mobile
Use it for developing applications for mobile devices. You can use it for iOS and Android as well. There are some strong sides that we can even call as benefits like no need to recompile the code, reload the device all the time or hot reloading that adds a new part of the code but keeps the current state of the app. It’s not a good choice for battery and memory consuming applications.
MongoDB for the database
If you need to check the function or its components, you can take the exact number of them and see how they work, There’s no need to run the checkups for the parameters of the whole function. You won’t find this feature in most of the other languages.
We’re giving you some practical tips on how to conduct an interview and define whether this very candidate fits the position. You can use the tips for hiring a front-end, back-end or full-stack developer. It’s not enough to turn symbols into lines of the code. You will need someone who can turn your ideas into some specific language syntax. What can you do within 20-30 minutes of the interview?
Define the level of expertise
Find the drawbacks
Give the candidates some pieces of the code and ask them what they think about it if there are any drawbacks and how they would improve it. The candidates should be able to explain how the code will work, predict the outcome in case the errors are not fixed and so on.
Finish a simple task
The worst variant of performing this task is writing the code on a paper or on the board. However, there are some companies that require the candidates do this on the board. You can ask the candidates to perform this task during the interview or prepare it in advance if it may require too much time to finish.
View the portfolio
The last stage of the interview is analyzing the portfolio. It doesn’t have to be a static presentation of the projects. You will probably get the links to open source contributions or some past projects. Take a look at them and ask questions regarding the technologies used, some problems that the candidates had to solve and so on.
The finish line