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Facebook - Bootcamp - Programming

Expedia Xtob50
Jun 4

Hi,

I’ll be joining Facebook in July, and like everyone else, ll’ be going through the Bootcamp.

Throughout my career I’ve been working with Java stack and bit of node.

Any advice on brushing up any specific programming languages to make life a little easy during early days??

Cheers...

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  • Qualcomm TuP
    Enjoy this time before joining.. travel as much. You will regret missing up on this opportunity of not taking some time for yourself or time off..
    Jun 40
  • Facebook toppot
    Don’t prepare for boot camp. Enjoy this time without long term job responsibilities.

    You will have plenty of time to learn new things during boot camp. Most engineers we hire have never worked with php before.

    Worst case, you spend a couple of extra weeks in boot camp before joining a team with no cost or negative impact to you.
    Jun 50
  • Cisco Mulholland
    How do you join a bootcamp? And do you automatically get a job offer?
    Jun 53
    • Cadent Network coder7
      Yeah. Right after you join, you'll be put in a boot camp.
      Jun 5
    • Cisco Mulholland
      Ahh no I heard there are some learning courses at fb in which they extend an offer fter you do that course
      Jun 5
    • Facebook toppot
      When you join Facebook, the first 6-8 weeks will be in Bootcamp. Your primary responsibility during bootcamp is to learn as much as you can about the various code stacks and technologies used at Facebook and to find a team you will work on after you finish. We do team selection after you join so you have the opportunity to make an informed decision about what excites you with access to confidential information and being able to talk to people on the team and to sit with them to see how you like each potential team.
      Jun 5
  • Microsoft / Eng
    mrballz@fb

    MicrosoftEng

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    mrballz@fbmore
    Flow (web client), Java (Android), Objective C are the client languages.
    Mid tier is Hack
    Back-end is C++
    Python is used in a lot of places (tests, build scripts, data pipelines, config).
    Jun 40
  • Microsoft / Mgmt
    Бабушка

    MicrosoftMgmt

    BIO
    https://youtu.be/6xckBwPdo1c
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    Php, Hack, Litho (if you are an Android dev), GraphQL. Welcome to FB and good luck! :)
    Jun 40
  • Facebook iqGB30
    Learn php and hacklang if u r joining product team, c++ python otherwise
    Jun 40
  • New / Engiyhajawqq
    You’ll be working on all kinds of languages during boot camp ... you need to just be a quick learner and the tasks aren’t that hard
    Jun 40

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