real-time coding interview

I recently found myself interviewing for jobs for the first time in several years. Things have changed a bit since 2011, and the real-time or live coding interview now appears to be all the rage as a candidate screening process. This is when you are interviewed initially over the phone by someone, and then you are asked to open an online code editor app like CollabEdit, CoderPad, CodePen, or the like, and to live or real-time code your solution to one or more given problems while on the phone with the interviewer.

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