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Learn how to uncover the hints and hidden details in a question, discover how to break down a problem into manageable chunks, develop techniques to unstick yourself when stuck, learn or re-learn core computer science concepts, and practice on interview questions and solutions.

Cracking The Coding Interview 150 Programming Questions And Solutions 5th Edition – 9780984782802

I am not a recruiter. A more complete description of the many, many changes are below.

But, if you want to work at the top tech companies in the world, you have to play the game, incredibly stupid and poorly aligned it is to the task at hand. Overall a great book but there are others out there with more problems and examples. The concepts have been explained well and questions have been posed for the reader to test his knowledge. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.


This ranges from 3 to 10 pages, depending on the complexity of the topic. The interview had 4 questions and one was in the book.

How do you negotiate an offer? To practice, make sure to write on whiteboard or paper, speak out loud, and have a buddy interview you if gaylw.

Certified BuyerBengaluru. How do you write a great resume? As the crackign said “I am not a recruiter”, because she is a mind changer. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. That’s what I think. Each chapter opens with a discussion of core skills and technique for solving each type of question. The book not only prepares a candidate for quizzes on different topics, but also presents behind the scene information regarding interviews conducted by software and internet giants like Microsoft, Yahoo!

Don’t skip to the answers, but feel free to read the hints most interviewers will provide similar hints. Nov 29, Maxim Perepelitsyn rated it it was ok. I am proud that I got this book in flipkart.

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Nonetheless, it was interesting to look over it all and see how my prose solutions matched with actual implementation and see how I could improve. Did not help me crack the interview. I haven’t finished it, nor am I likely to any time soon — like a professional network, it’s the long maintenance that matters most, so this is something to have around to stay sharp whenever you have a chance to sit down and solve coding problems in the way you have to when Google calls.


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I have 11 years of experience and it’s totally worth it! So here’s to you, Gayle. A great first resource for preparing for a programming interview. Jul 11, Trung Nguyen rated it really liked it.

Cracking The Coding Interview: Launched first as a free forum for interview questions, CareerCup now offers a book, a video and mock interviews. I won’t recommend this book if you haven’t taken algorithms ever.

Cracking the Coding Interview

I actually brushed up on the java section last night before an interview today, and believe it or not, I was asked about a topic from the java overview I was thank This is a great interview prep book, and I would recommend catering your focus to the types of companies you’re interviewing with. But for the most part, all of the major stuff laakmwnn covered, in the right level of detail.

Also, this book serves as a guide for a lot of recruiters out there. I wouldn’t have blown a great job that I really wanted. Cracking the Code Interview is a solid birds-eye-view of many concepts needed for programming interviews, but I found it very lacking for algorithmic questions which may be asked during these interviews.