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    What is Skype Interviews and how do use it?

    With Skype interviews you can evaluate technical candidates using a real-time code editor over Skype in your browser. You don't need to sign up or download anything. Just go to Skype.com/interviews and click Start intervew.

    Which browsers are supported in Skype interviews?
    All features are supported on Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome (version 32 and above). Firefox only supports the code editor. Safari and mobile browsers are unsupported.

     

    Which coding languages are supported by the code editor in Skype interviews?
    Currently, we support 13 programming languages. C, C++, C#, F#, Go, Java, JavaScript, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, and TypeScript.

     

    How do I switch between coding languages in Skype interviews?
    In the upper right corner, click the coding language drop-down menu (it's set to JavaScript by default), and then select the coding language you want to use.
    Coding language menu

    How do I execute my code in Skype interviews?
    Tap the Run button in the upper-right corner of the code editor.

    How is my code executed in Skype interviews?
    Every code execution is happening inside its own isolated Docker container. After your code returns or times out after 10 seconds, your Docker container will be killed and removed along with all the code inside it.


    Why is Skype interviews asking for video and microphone permissions?
    Video and microphone permissions are required for video calling. You can use Skype interviews without video calling by clicking Continue without calling


    Is participation limited to two participants in Skype interviews?
    No, Skype interviews uses the same group chat functionality of Skype. You can add as many people as you like, the same way you would in Skype on your mobile device or desktop. 


    How do I chat with other participants in Skype interviews?
    The chat interface is on the right side of the screen. Just type in the message box, and then click the send button.
    Chat in an interview on Skype


    How do I send a file to other participants in Skype interviews?
    In the message box, click the attachment icon, select the file you want to send, and then click the send button. The maximum file size that can be sent is 100 MB. 
    attach a file in an interview on Skype


    How do I save my code in Skype interviews?
    Click the Download button Download button to save the code you've written. 

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