Hiring junior developers isn’t about what they know now: it’s about their ability and eagerness to learn new things and grow into the role. I would have a totally different set of questions for junior devs:
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Eric Elliott

so true… I am amazed by how many time when we interview developers and focus on interviewing for learning and communication style that they seem surprised. I know that technology changes, problems are more than algorithms and desire to learn goes a long way when hiring JR and midlevel devs