How to prepare for interviews - exclusively for career break people

Posted by Brainothri under ASP.NET on 4/21/2010 | Views : 5999 | Status : [Member] | Replies : 4

I have come across with few basic questions i have gone through in interviews.

I wanted to help people who are in career break like me and also wanted
advices / suggestions from technical big bossess who inturn would have
involved in conducting interviews

1) What are generics?
2) what is an abstract class , Interface?
3) Partial class? what is this?
4) equals method - > what does this do?

1) http handlers? have u used in any projects?
2) What are the pipeline process involved in aspx page processing? - not sure if i am wrong in this question. pls correct if so.
3) lifecycle of an page?
4) master pages / content pages?
5) assemblies - updateversion.exe what for i need this?

Kindly post some real time based questionaires too.
Please post all your feedbacks / add more questions to this if you feel so.



Posted by: SurajRane on: 4/21/2010 [Member] Starter

Read the below book for interview prepation.

.NET Interview Questions Third Edition
by shivprasad koirala

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Posted by: Syedshakeer on: 4/21/2010 [Member] Starter

Hi,you can check more interview quesions in dotnetfunda itself.

Syed Shakeer Hussain

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Posted by: Naveenmanam on: 4/23/2010 [Member] Starter

1.What's the advantage of using System.Text.StringBuilder over System.String?
StringBuilder is more efficient in the cases, where a lot of manipulation is done to the text. Strings are immutable, so each time it's being operated on, a new instance is created.

2. Can you store multiple data types in System.Array?

3. What's the difference between the System.Array.CopyTo() and System.Array.Clone()?
The first one performs a deep copy of the array, the second one is shallow.

4. How can you sort the elements of the array in descending order?
By calling Sort() and then Reverse() methods.

5. What's the .NET datatype that allows the retrieval of data by a unique key?

6. What's class SortedList underneath?
A sorted HashTable.

7. Will finally block get executed if the exception had not occurred?

8. What's the C# equivalent of C++ catch (.), which was a catch-all statement for any possible exception?
A catch block that catches the exception of type System.Exception. You can also omit the parameter data type in this case and just write catch {}.

9. Can multiple catch blocks be executed?
No, once the proper catch code fires off, the control is transferred to the finally block (if there are any), and then whatever follows the finally block.

10. Why is it a bad idea to throw your own exceptions?
Well, if at that point you know that an error has occurred, then why not write the proper code to handle that error instead of passing a new Exception object to the catch block? Throwing your own exceptions signifies some design flaws in the project.

11. What's a delegate?
A delegate object encapsulates a reference to a method. In C++ they were referred to as function pointers.

12. What's a multicast delegate?
It's a delegate that points to and eventually fires off several methods.

13. How's the DLL Hell problem solved in .NET?
Assembly versioning allows the application to specify not only the library it needs to run (which was available under Win32), but also the version of the assembly.

14. What are the ways to deploy an assembly?
An MSI installer, a CAB archive, and XCOPY command.

15. What's a satellite assembly?
When you write a multilingual or multi-cultural application in .NET, and want to distribute the core application separately from the localized modules, the localized assemblies that modify the core application are called satellite assemblies.

-> What namespaces are necessary to create a localized application?
System.Globalization, System.Resources.

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Posted by: Brainothri on: 4/26/2010 [Member] Starter

fabulous!!... i have been preparing very good and thanks to everyone posted for the same.

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