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01: 12 Web basics every Java web developer must know – Part 1

Q1. HTTP is a stateless protocol, so how do you maintain state? How do you store user data between requests?
A1. This is a commonly asked interview question. The “http protocol is a stateless request/response based protocol”. You can retain the state information between different page requests as follows:

HTTP Session.…



02: HTTP basics on headers, MIME types, & cookies for Java developers

Q1. What happens when you open up a browser and type a URL to request a Web page or RESTFul web service data? A1. HTTP is a stateless protocol on…



03: How would you go about designing an online shopping cart?

This question is a very popular white board session question for both Java architects and experienced JEE Developers. You need to draw on your experience to tackle this question as…



12 Web basics every Java web developer must know – Part 2

This extends 12 Web basics every Java web developer must know – Part 1 Q7. What do you understand by client side and server side templating? A7. The modern rich…



18 Java scenarios based interview Q&As for the experienced – Part 1

Let’s look at scenarios or problem statements & how would you go about handling those scenarios in Java. These scenarios interview questions will judge your Java experience. Full list of Java scenarios interview questions are covered at Judging your Java experience via scenarios based interview Q&As.

Q01.Scenario: You need to load stock exchange security codes from a database and cache them for performance.…



18 Java scenarios based interview Q&As for the experienced – Part 2

This extends 18 Java scenarios based interview Q&As for the experienced – Part 1 Q09. Scenario: You have a number of applications like cash, mortgages, investments, etc where a user…



3 key “How would you go about …” Q&As to judge Java experience

Q1. How would you go about judging the code quality of other developers? A1. 1) Code written with unit tests and progressively re-factored where necessary to make it more maintainable,…



How to become a software architect?

In industry specific forums, I often see questions like “what certification do I need to do to become an architect?”.  The simple answer is that you don’t need a certification to become an architect. It may help, but it takes a lot more to become an architect.

You can’t just only study to become an architect.…



SDLC process interview Q&As

No right or wrong answers. The depth and quality of the answers will can prove your seniority and experience. Q1. What are the SDLC activities you perform as a Java…



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