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I always think the best interviews avoid the "what is x?" and "explain y" questions and delve more into the "whys" via a slightly more conversational approach.

I think you get a fairly quick idea of technical competence from the way people speak - you'll soon gather whether a person is a buzzword bull artist, a clueless cut-and-paster or a script kiddy without asking them stuff that they might just be able to parrot from Wikipedia articles. It doesn't take long to realise when you're talking to a genuine coder.

It's one thing for a person to be able to reel off the normalised forms as a list but it's another to say where and why they would or wouldn't use them.

Don't ask people "what is DI?", ask them where and why why would/wouldn't use DI.

Above all, ask questions that don't necessarily have a right or wrong answer. You're looking for someone who will fit into your team and the important thing there is to know what qualities you're looking for - the best person for one job may well be a disastrous choice for another. An excellent highly process-driven developer may struggle in an anarchic organisation and a more creative type might struggle in a more organised environment. Ultimately, it's a case of "horses for courses" and cultural fit can be a far bigger factor than book learning.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect. - Mark Twain

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