- 35 Test Questions.
- 70 minutes to administer.
- Scored by Telephone.
The Xbase test is designed to evaluate an experienced programmer's on-the-job technical proficiency in the latest versions of dBase or compatible languages. Xbase languages covered include dBase III, dBase III+, dBase IV, Clipper, FoxPro, Quicksilver and dBXL.
The questions on the Xbase test are actual programs, coding segments, and problems encountered while programming in the Xbase language.
Content areas include: General Programming (Debugging, Procedures, General Commands, Macros, Control Flow, String Functions, Date Functions, Mathematical Operators, Memory Variables), Input/ Output (Screen Formatting, Input, Printer Control), Database Manipulation (Record Manipulation, Indexes, Multiple Work Areas), and Database Design (Setting Relations, Efficient Structure Design).