Ruby on Rails is one of the most popular frameworks for web application development. The main objective of this framework is to reduce the time and efforts required to build web applications. Top companies like Twitter, Hulu, eBay and Scribd have already capitalized on this lucrative framework. Even small and medium-sized companies are now joining the long list of RoR fans. The success stories of Ruby on Rails has created a huge demand for Ruby Developers in the market.
A Ruby Developer writes server-side web applications in Ruby, around the Rails framework. He builds back-end components; connects the application with other web services; and also supports the front-end developers by integrating their work with the application.
Due to the convention-over-configuration nature of this framework, you need to hire a Ruby Developer with complete knowledge and skills to work on Rails framework.
Qualification to look for:
Technical skills to look for:
Non-technical skills to look for:
You first need to analyze their fundamental arithmetic knowledge and figure out how would they find/think/sort logic. Test their understanding of databases and analyze their approach to modelling. Other things that you should ask include:
These questions will help you figure out their intellectual interest in Ruby on Rails framework.
In short, you have to figure out the strength of their intellectual interest in the related field. All these Ruby developer interview questions will lead your way to the committed and inquisitive candidate.