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Title:
Programming interviews exposed : secrets to landing your next job
Author:
Mongan, John, 1976-
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Publication Information:
New York : J. Wiley, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
xv, 254 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
"Wiley computer publishing."
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780471383567
Format :
Book

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Central Library HF5549.5.I6 M664 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Everything you need to know to survive the programmer's interview and get the job you wantWhether you are a veteran programmer seeking a new position, or a whiz-kid starting your first job search, interviewing for a programming job requires special preparation. The interviewer will present you with several challenging programming problems, and give you an hour or so to find the most elegant and economical solutions while being watched the entire time. This helpful guide will give you the tools necessary to breeze through the test and make a lasting impression that will land you the job! Readers will learn how to ask effective questions, how to decide what language to code in, and how to choose the best approach to solving a problem. Included are 50 interview problems and in-depth analysis of the possible solutions.


Author Notes

JOHN MONGAN graduated from Stanford with a BS in chemistry. He is a self-taught programmer and has been working as a consultant for Autodesk for the past two years. He has three pending patents on software testing and related technologies.

NOAH SUOJANEN graduated from Stanford with a BS in computer science. He has worked for USWeb and Boeing and is currently working for contact.com.


Table of Contents

The Job Application Process
Approaches to Programming Problems
Linked Lists
Trees and Graphs
Arrays and Strings
Recursion
Other Programming Topics
Counting, Measuring, and Ordering Puzzles
Graphical and Spatial Puzzles
Knowledge-Based Questions
Non-Technical Questions
Appendix
Index

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