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About the test:

The XML Online Test uses scenario-based MCQs to evaluate candidates on their proficiency in working with XML, a markup language widely used for data exchange in web applications. The test assesses candidates' ability to create and parse XML documents, as well as their understanding of XML syntax, validation, and transformation using XSLT. Other key skills that the test may evaluate include XML schema design, document modeling, data binding, XPath expressions, and web service integration.

Covered skills:

  • General
  • Utilities
  • Compatibility
  • Comments
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9 reasons why
9 reasons why

Adaface XML Web Services & XML Online Test is the most accurate way to shortlist Web Service Integration Developers

Reason #1

Tests for on-the-job skills

The XML Test helps recruiters and hiring managers identify qualified candidates from a pool of resumes, and helps in taking objective hiring decisions. It reduces the administrative overhead of interviewing too many candidates and saves time by filtering out unqualified candidates.

The Adaface XML Online Test screens candidates for the typical skills recruiters look for XML Developer roles:

  • Previous experience as an XML developer
  • Extensive programming experience in developing data-driven web apps
  • Thorough understanding of programming languages such as SQL, Java, HTML, and CSS
  • Thorough knowledge of JavaScript and JQuery AJAX to match backend procedures with end-user capabilities
  • Solid analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent teamwork and communication skills
  • Excellent organisational and time management abilities

The insights generated from this assessment can be used by recruiters and hiring managers to identify the best candidates for XML Developer roles. Anti-cheating features enable you to be comfortable with conducting assessments online. The XML Online Test is ideal for helping recruiters identify which candidates have the skills to do well on the job.

Reason #2

No trick questions

no trick questions

Traditional assessment tools use trick questions and puzzles for the screening, which creates a lot of frustration among candidates about having to go through irrelevant screening assessments.

The main reason we started Adaface is that traditional pre-employment assessment platforms are not a fair way for companies to evaluate candidates. At Adaface, our mission is to help companies find great candidates by assessing on-the-job skills required for a role.

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Reason #3

Non-googleable questions

We have a very high focus on the quality of questions that test for on-the-job skills. Every question is non-googleable and we have a very high bar for the level of subject matter experts we onboard to create these questions. We have crawlers to check if any of the questions are leaked online. If/ when a question gets leaked, we get an alert. We change the question for you & let you know.

Reason #4

1200+ customers in 75 countries

customers in 75 countries

With Adaface, we were able to optimise our initial screening process by upwards of 75%, freeing up precious time for both hiring managers and our talent acquisition team alike!

Brandon Lee, Head of People, Love, Bonito

Reason #5

Designed for elimination, not selection

The most important thing while implementing the pre-employment XML & XML Web Services Test in your hiring process is that it is an elimination tool, not a selection tool. In other words: you want to use the test to eliminate the candidates who do poorly on the test, not to select the candidates who come out at the top. While they are super valuable, pre-employment tests do not paint the entire picture of a candidate’s abilities, knowledge, and motivations. Multiple easy questions are more predictive of a candidate's ability than fewer hard questions. Harder questions are often "trick" based questions, which do not provide any meaningful signal about the candidate's skillset.

Reason #6

1 click candidate invites

Email invites: You can send candidates an email invite to the XML & XML Web Services Test from your dashboard by entering their email address.

Public link: You can create a public link for each test that you can share with candidates.

API or integrations: You can invite candidates directly from your ATS by using our pre-built integrations with popular ATS systems or building a custom integration with your in-house ATS.

invite candidates
Reason #7

Detailed scorecards & comparative results

Reason #8

High completion rate

Adaface tests are conversational, low-stress, and take just 25-40 mins to complete.

This is why Adaface has the highest test-completion rate (86%), which is more than 2x better than traditional assessments.

test completion rate
Reason #9

Advanced Proctoring

About XML Developer Roles

XML (Extensible Markup Language) is a markup language comparable to HTML but does not have preset tags to utilise. Instead, one can create titles that are tailored to their requirements. This is an effective method for storing data in a format that can be saved, found, and shared.

An XML Developer utilises extensible markup language (XML) to generate texts that people, processed by machines, can read and share over the internet. They enable programmes to connect using Application Programming Interface (API) software, create XML commands for all standard document types, and manage XML transformations.

Typical XML Developer responsibilities include:

  • Engage the management and examine procedures to establish XML requirements
  • Improve the availability of virtual content across our web-based platforms
  • Create XML rules for web-shared content
  • Create XML instructions to send applications through our networks
  • Minimize data redundancy by enabling content management systems to hold all document file types
  • Enable B2B data exchanges and WML-based apps to share data on mobile devices by applying suitable sets of rules
  • Perform diagnostic tests, troubleshoot problems, and provide back-end assistance
  • Create Java API apps, handle XML transformations, and use Agile development tools
  • Document XML development procedures and XML schema definitions, rules, and standards, and generate progress reports
  • Stay up to date with XML development advances

What roles can I use the XML & XML Web Services Test for?

  • Web Service Integration Developer
  • XML Developer
  • XML Designer
  • Web Developer

What topics are covered in the XML Web Services & XML Online Test?

Extensible Markup Language
XML DOM Document

Used to find information in an XML document and contains standard functions

Empty XML Tags
XML Element
XML Namespaces
XML Parser

Language used with XML for expressing style sheets as like CSS

XML Schema

Standard Generalized Markup Language

Special Characters
Conditional Statements

Document Type Definition


eXtensible Sytlesheet Language Transformation

Nested Elements
XML Editor
XML Encoding
Simple Element
Complex Element
XML Signature
Data Island

Interface processing XML documents using events

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The hiring managers felt that through the technical questions that they asked during the panel interviews, they were able to tell which candidates had better scores, and differentiated with those who did not score as well. They are highly satisfied with the quality of candidates shortlisted with the Adaface screening.

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Can I combine multiple skills into one custom assessment?

Yes, absolutely. Custom assessments are set up based on your job description, and will include questions on all must-have skills you specify.

Do you have any anti-cheating or proctoring features in place?

We have the following anti-cheating features in place:

  • Non-googleable questions
  • IP proctoring
  • Web proctoring
  • Webcam proctoring
  • Plagiarism detection
  • Secure browser

Read more about the proctoring features.

How do I interpret test scores?

The primary thing to keep in mind is that an assessment is an elimination tool, not a selection tool. A skills assessment is optimized to help you eliminate candidates who are not technically qualified for the role, it is not optimized to help you find the best candidate for the role. So the ideal way to use an assessment is to decide a threshold score (typically 55%, we help you benchmark) and invite all candidates who score above the threshold for the next rounds of interview.

What experience level can I use this test for?

Each Adaface assessment is customized to your job description/ ideal candidate persona (our subject matter experts will pick the right questions for your assessment from our library of 10000+ questions). This assessment can be customized for any experience level.

Does every candidate get the same questions?

Yes, it makes it much easier for you to compare candidates. Options for MCQ questions and the order of questions are randomized. We have anti-cheating/ proctoring features in place. In our enterprise plan, we also have the option to create multiple versions of the same assessment with questions of similar difficulty levels.

I'm a candidate. Can I try a practice test?

No. Unfortunately, we do not support practice tests at the moment. However, you can use our sample questions for practice.

What is the cost of using this test?

You can check out our pricing plans.

Can I get a free trial?

Yes, you can sign up for free and preview this test.

I just moved to a paid plan. How can I request a custom assessment?

Here is a quick guide on how to request a custom assessment on Adaface.

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