Challenge 38– What’s Wrong with This Program?
To perform effectively as a software application developer, one must be acquainted with various facets of application development. To test the skills of application developers, Superior Consulting Services (SCS) offers a series of technical coding challenges designed to challenge and educate application developers. This blog addresses problem solving and algorithm development, and presents SCS’ thirty eighth (38th) challenge: What’s Wrong with This Program?
Let’s get ready to rumble
Each SCS challenge will require the user to solve a problem. All questions are designed to be solvable by mid-level application developers in one hour or less. The 38th challenge is shown below.
Challenge #38 involves figuring out both of the following regarding the following Program Code:
- What, if anything is wrong with the program.
- What is the final value of z in the program. Please feel free to fix the program to accurately compute z, if necessary.
The following is program (Program) and a class (Challenge38) used to compute a few numbers.
- Identify what is wrong, if anything, with above program
- What is the value of z in the above program
- Contestant challenge submittals should be emailed to email@example.com, Subject Line SCS Coding Challenge #38.
- Reponses to Challenge #38 should be received by 5:00 pm CDT, April 30th, 2018.
- In the event of a tie between two or more winning solutions, the first solution received will receive the prize; however, all submitters with good solutions will be recognized.
- Employees of SCS are not eligible to participate in the coding challenge.
The best solution submitted will receive an Amazon.com gift certificate worth $25.00 (U.S. dollars) and have the winning solution, along with the winner’s name, on the SCS website: www.teamscs.com.