PHP

Assesses PHP coding skills, including syntax, arrays, loops, database connectivity using PDO, and more, ensuring high proficiency in web development.

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Type
Hard skills
Time
14 min
Level
Basic
Languages
English

PHP proficiency test: Pinpoint top developers with ease

Dive into the world of PHP development with our PHP proficiency pre-employment test. Designed to rigorously evaluate a candidate's understanding of PHP, from executing code to managing sessions, this assessment is your shortcut to uncovering developers who are adept at delivering secure and efficient web applications. Transform your recruitment process by identifying candidates with the practical skills your projects demand.

Unique features of the PHP proficiency assessment

  • Comprehensive evaluation: Covers a wide range of PHP topics, ensuring a thorough assessment of candidate's coding skills.
  • Focused on practical skills: Focuses on real-world PHP applications, like database connectivity and session management, to find developers who can hit the ground running.
  • Streamlined candidate screening: Optimized to pinpoint high-caliber PHP developers early in the hiring process, saving time and resources.
  • Created by experts: Developed with input from PHP development professionals to guarantee relevance and accuracy of assessments.
  • Actionable insights: Provides clear results that help you make informed decisions quickly, enhancing the efficiency of your hiring process.

Topics covered in the PHP pre-screening proficiency test

This assessment evaluates candidates' proficiency in the following PHP essentials:

  • PHP syntax: Assesses understanding of the correct structure and rules for writing PHP code.
  • Multidimensional arrays: Evaluates ability to manipulate complex data structures within PHP.
  • Loops: Tests knowledge of iterative processes in PHP for executing repetitive tasks.
  • Form processing: Examines skills in collecting and handling user data through PHP forms.
  • Functions: Assesses ability to create reusable code blocks through PHP functions.
  • Database connectivity (PDO): Evaluates expertise in connecting PHP applications to databases using the PDO extension.
  • Session management: Tests capabilities in managing user sessions for web applications securely.

Best use of the PHP proficiency assessment test

This PHP proficiency candidate screening is ideal for roles that require strong PHP coding skills, including:

  • PHP developers: Ideal for identifying candidates proficient in writing clean, efficient PHP code.
  • Web developers: Perfect for those who incorporate PHP into full-stack web development tasks.
  • Backend developers: Offers insights into capabilities in managing server-side logic and database interactions.
  • Software engineers: Suitable for evaluating comprehensive software development skills that include PHP.
  • System administrators: Useful for assessing the ability to manage web server environments that make extensive use of PHP.

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Talent Acquisition Services & Operations Manager

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Director of Recruitment and Outreach

Prem Kumar

Talent Acquisition Manager - Recruitment & Employer Branding

Alex Anderson

Learning & Development Specialist

Maximilian Rauschen

Head of Talent Acquisition

Matthias Schmeisser

Global Senior Director, Talent Acquisition & Employer Branding

Charlie Boyle

Senior Lead, Talent Acquisition Policy, Operations & Technology

Janna Karwaski

Senior Director of Workforce Optimization