Creating Tasks & Tests

Contains tips on creating/managing tasks and tests

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47 articles in this collection
Written by Todor Papic, Stacy Dudina, Jakub Kubrynski and 3 others

Code gaps

How to create the code gaps tasks?
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Written by Stacy Dudina
Updated over a week ago

How to make multi/single choice questions

Add your own multiple/single choice questions
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Written by Stacy Dudina
Updated over a week ago

Manually select tasks

How to manually add tasks to a test
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Written by Stacy Dudina
Updated over a week ago

Plain Project

How to create the custom task
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Written by Stacy Dudina
Updated over a week ago

How are SQL tasks scored

Check which scoring rules are used for the SQL tests
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Written by Stacy Dudina
Updated over a week ago

Code review

How to create a code review task
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Written by Stacy Dudina
Updated over a week ago

Programming Task - Description

A breakdown of what each section means on a programming report
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Written by William Bland
Updated over a week ago

Add a static camera input

Add a static camera input which means the candidate has to take a picture of themself during the test
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Written by William Bland
Updated over a week ago

Add an image to a test

Add an image which will appear in a test
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Written by William Bland
Updated over a week ago

Welcome and Exit page

Editing the welcome and exit page of a test
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Written by William Bland
Updated over a week ago

Play back a candidate's test

Watch a recording of the candidate's test section by section
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Written by William Bland
Updated over a week ago

See tests shared by other teams

See a list of tests share by a different division/team
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Written by William Bland
Updated over a week ago

Share a test with a different division/team

Share a test you have created with a different division/team
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Written by William Bland
Updated over a week ago

Add/Delete a task

How to add a task to an existing test
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Written by William Bland
Updated over a week ago

Why can't I find my test?

A test has been created but is no longer visible
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Written by William Bland
Updated over a week ago

Describe a test section

Provide more information for the candidate and add a text box to a section.
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Written by William Bland
Updated over a week ago

Getting started with Programming Tasks

Programming tasks are the best way to test programming skills. The candidate is asked to modify a source code of some existing project.
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Written by Todor Papic
Updated over a week ago

Change the settings of a test

Edit the test name, duration, one direction flow and code download option
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Written by William Bland
Updated over a week ago

Programming tests, what they all mean in layman’s terms

What is a programming test?
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Written by Todor Papic
Updated over a week ago

Using the skills based wizard

Creating a test by selecting the desired skills to be tested
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Written by William Bland
Updated over a week ago

How to create a test

Select a test or create one to fit your needs
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Written by William Bland
Updated over a week ago

Add/delete a page to an existing test and change the page order

Add an additional section/page to a test
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Written by William Bland
Updated over a week ago

Test not completed in time

The candidate hasn't completed the test in time and a test invite needs to be resent.
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Written by William Bland
Updated over a week ago

Tasks Library

Guide for the Tasks Library
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Written by Olga Maciaszek-Sharma
Updated over a week ago

How to upload a task

Upload your own task to the Devskiller system
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Written by William Bland
Updated over a week ago

Is it possible to create a private tasks database?

Privacy of your tasks
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Written by Todor Papic
Updated over a week ago

Sending a test invite from a personal email address

Rather than having a test sent from a Devskiller email address personalise it and send it from the company email.
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Written by William Bland
Updated over a week ago
Using custom programming tasks

Adding your own Programming Task (advanced feature)

If you are looking for more than predefined tasks, try implementing your own programming tasks. You'll find all you need to know here.
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Written by Todor Papic
Updated over a week ago

Programming task project descriptor

Guide for creating a Devskiller project descriptor.
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Written by Jakub Kubrynski
Updated yesterday

Java with Maven

How to create a custom Java programming project with Maven support
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Written by Olga Maciaszek-Sharma
Updated over a week ago

Java/Groovy with Gradle

How to create a custom Java/Groovy programming project with Gradle support
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Written by Olga Maciaszek-Sharma
Updated over a week ago

JavaScript with Gulp

How to create a custom JS programming project with Gulp support
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Written by Marek Kaluzny
Updated over a week ago

C#/.NET with MSBuild

How to create a custom C#/.Net programming project with MSBuild support
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Written by Olga Maciaszek-Sharma
Updated over a week ago

PHP with Phing

How to create a custom PHP programming project with Phing support
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Written by Marek Kaluzny
Updated over a week ago

Python with pip and setup.py

How to create a custom Python programming project with pip and setup.py support
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Written by Olga Maciaszek-Sharma
Updated over a week ago

C/C++ with CMake

How to create a custom C/C++ programming project with CMake support
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Written by Jakub Kubrynski
Updated over a week ago

Ruby with Rake

How to create a custom Ruby programming project with Rake support
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Written by Olga Maciaszek-Sharma
Updated this week

Ruby on Rails with Rake

How to create a custom Ruby on Rails programming project with Rake support
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Written by Olga Maciaszek-Sharma
Updated over a week ago

Scala with SBT

How to create a custom Scala programming project with SBT support
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Written by Jakub Kubrynski
Updated over a week ago

Node.js with NPM

How to create a custom Node.js programming project with NPM support
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Written by Stacy Dudina
Updated over a week ago

Android with Gradle

How to create a custom Android programming project with Gradle support
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Written by Stacy Dudina
Updated over a week ago

iOS with xcode

How to create a custom iOS programming project with xcode support
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Written by Stacy Dudina
Updated over a week ago

Go with Glide

How to create a custom Go programming project with Glide support
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Written by Stacy Dudina
Updated over a week ago

Puppet

How to create a custom puppet programming project
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Written by Stacy Dudina
Updated over a week ago

Chef

How to create a custom chef programming project
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Written by Stacy Dudina
Updated over a week ago

Bash

How to create a custom chef programming project
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Written by Stacy Dudina
Updated over a week ago

Adding custom DevOps tasks

How to create a custom DevOps programming project
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Written by Stacy Dudina
Updated over a week ago