Any Java backend team at Facebook?

Apr 20, 2019 24 Comments

Joining soon but I heard most teams use C++? I’ve never written a line of C++ in my life.


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TOP 24 Comments
  • Amazon TTAWSSSD
    Learn it, it’s the most powerful language. Java is shit and if you must, use C#.
    Apr 20, 2019 8
    • Honeywell / Eng that1guy
      TTAWSSD, that’s exactly the benefit of java and not needing to know about garbage collection for beginners. As you get more experience you need to tweak or use different GC’s. Java just makes it easier when it doesn’t pass by reference.
      Apr 20, 2019
    • IBM / Eng namastayyy
      JavaScript is the best language noobs
      Apr 20, 2019
  • Seagate toti420
    TC and level?
    Apr 20, 2019 1
    • Amazon Beff-Jezos
      Stop this nonsense.
      Apr 20, 2019
  • Facebook / Eng deleteFB
    Sorry kiddo. C++, Python, PHP are now your friends. Java is used in 2% of teams, including a few dw teams and our buck team.
    Apr 20, 2019 6
    • Facebook / Eng smokesmeat
      Buck is a build tool. Google it
      Apr 20, 2019
    • Facebook / Eng deleteFB
      @Tableau. I was using Google as a verb. Do more LC to get sharper.
      Apr 20, 2019
  • Microsoft travellers
    You’ll find out when you go through boot camp. You probably be using a php
    Apr 20, 2019 0
  • Amazon Beff-Jezos
    What about teams like Instagram, Whatsapp?
    Apr 20, 2019 2
  • New / Eng IAEC36
    Why would you want to join Facebook at this point? Facebook is the best choice for me right now from TC/benefits/tech stack/interview difficulty standpoint, but I feel it would be a stain on my resume long term.
    Apr 20, 2019 0
  • Microsoft spout
    Lots of Java in warehouse teams: Presto, Spark etc.
    Apr 20, 2019 0


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