Cracking the Coding Interview

189 Programming Questions and Solutions

Author: Gayle Laakmann McDowell

Publisher: Careercup

ISBN: 9780984782857

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 708

View: 8235

Now in the 6th edition, the book gives you the interview preparation you need to get the top software developer jobs. This is a deeply technical book and focuses on the software engineering skills to ace your interview. The book includes 189 programming interview questions and answers, as well as other advice.

Programming Interviews Exposed

Secrets to Landing Your Next Job

Author: John Mongan,Noah Suojanen Kindler,Eric Giguère

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118283406

Category: Computers

Page: 336

View: 4149

Be prepared for your next job interview with this tried-and-true advice In today's tight job market, competition for programming jobs is hotter than ever. This third edition of a popular guide to programming interviews includes new code examples, information on the latest languages, new chapters on sorting and design patterns, tips on using LinkedIn, and a downloadable app to help prepare applicants for the interview. Like its earlier editions, this guide covers what software companies and IT departments want their programmers to know and includes plenty of helpful hints to boost your confidence. Looks at current job search and hiring processes, such as the rise of LinkedIn and other social networks as recruiting resources Addresses the most important languages for a programmer to know and features examples in multiple languages Includes new programming questions designed to sharpen your knowledge Features all-new chapters on design patterns and sorting, including how to deal with memory constraints and mobility issues Walk into your next job interview with confidence, knowing you have thoroughly studied this newest edition of Programming Interviews Exposed.

The Google Resume

How to Prepare for a Career and Land a Job at Apple, Microsoft, Google, or any Top Tech Company

Author: Gayle Laakmann McDowell

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118013158

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

View: 321

Cracking Programming Interviews

500 Questions with Solutions

Author: Sergei Nakariakov

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: N.A

Category: Computers

Page: 524

View: 5352

Part I Algorithms and Data Structures 1 Fundamentals Approximating the square root of a number Generating Permutation Efficiently Unique 5-bit Sequences Select Kth Smallest Element The Non-Crooks Problem Is this (almost) sorted? Sorting an almost sorted list The Longest Upsequence Problem Fixed size generic array in C++ Seating Problem Segment Problems Exponentiation Searching two-dimensional sorted array Hamming Problem Constant Time Range Query Linear Time Sorting Writing a Value as the Sum of Squares The Celebrity Problem Transport Problem Find Length of the rope Switch Bulb Problem In, On or Out The problem of the balanced seg The problem of the most isolated villages 2 Arrays The Plateau Problem Searching in Two Dimensional Sequence The Welfare Crook Problem 2D Array Rotation A Queuing Problem in A Post Office Interpolation Search Robot Walk Linear Time Sorting Write as sum of consecutive positive numbers Print 2D Array in Spiral Order The Problem of the Circular Racecourse Sparse Array Trick Bulterman’s Reshuffling Problem Finding the majority Mode of a Multiset Circular Array Find Median of two sorted arrays Finding the missing integer Finding the missing number with sorted columns Re-arranging an array Switch and Bulb Problem Compute sum of sub-array Find a number not sum of subsets of array Kth Smallest Element in Two Sorted Arrays Sort a sequence of sub-sequences Find missing integer Inplace Reversing Find the number not occurring twice in an array 3 Trees Lowest Common Ancestor(LCA) Problem Spying Campaign 4 Dynamic Programming Stage Coach Problem Matrix Multiplication TSP Problem A Simple Path Problem String Edit Distance Music recognition Max Sub-Array Problem 5 Graphs Reliable distribution Independent Set Party Problem 6 Miscellaneous Compute Next Higher Number Searching in Possibly Empty Two Dimensional Sequence Matching Nuts and Bolts Optimally Random-number generation Weighted Median Compute a^n Compute a^n revisited Compute the product a × b Compute the quotient and remainder Compute GCD Computed Constrained GCD Alternative Euclid’ Algorithm Revisit Constrained GCD Compute Square using only addition and subtraction Factorization Factorization Revisited Decimal Representation Reverse Decimal Representation Solve Inequality Solve Inequality Revisited Print Decimal Representation Decimal Period Length Sequence Periodicity Problem Compute Function Emulate Division and Modulus Operations Sorting Array of Strings : Linear Time LRU data structure Exchange Prefix and Suffix 7 Parallel Algorithms Parallel Addition Find Maximum Parallel Prefix Problem Finding Ranks in Linked Lists Finding the k th Smallest Element 8 Low Level Algorithms Manipulating Rightmost Bits Counting 1-Bits Counting the 1-bits in an Array Computing Parity of a word Counting Leading/Trailing 0’s Bit Reversal Bit Shuffling Integer Square Root Newton’s Method Integer Exponentiation LRU Algorithm Shortest String of 1-Bits Fibonacci words Computation of Power of 2 Round to a known power of 2 Round to Next Power of 2 Efficient Multiplication by Constants Bit-wise Rotation Gray Code Conversion Average of Integers without Overflow Least/Most Significant 1 Bit Next bit Permutation Modulus Division Part II C++ 8 General 9 Constant Expression 10 Type Specifier 11 Namespaces 12 Misc 13 Classes 14 Templates 15 Standard Library

Elements of Programming Interviews

The Insiders' Guide

Author: Adnan Aziz,Tsung-Hsien Lee,Amit Prakash

Publisher: EPI

ISBN: 1479274836

Category: Computers

Page: 504

View: 8551

The core of EPI is a collection of over 300 problems with detailed solutions, including 100 figures, 250 tested programs, and 150 variants. The problems are representative of questions asked at the leading software companies. The book begins with a summary of the nontechnical aspects of interviewing, such as common mistakes, strategies for a great interview, perspectives from the other side of the table, tips on negotiating the best offer, and a guide to the best ways to use EPI. The technical core of EPI is a sequence of chapters on basic and advanced data structures, searching, sorting, broad algorithmic principles, concurrency, and system design. Each chapter consists of a brief review, followed by a broad and thought-provoking series of problems. We include a summary of data structure, algorithm, and problem solving patterns.

Ace the Programming Interview

160 Questions and Answers for Success

Author: Edward Guiness

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118757963

Category: Computers

Page: 448

View: 9777

Be prepared to answer the most relevant interview questions and land the job Programmers are in demand, but to land the job, you must demonstrate knowledge of those things expected by today's employers. This guide sets you up for success. Not only does it provide 160 of the most commonly asked interview questions and model answers, but it also offers insight into the context and motivation of hiring managers in today's marketplace. Written by a veteran hiring manager, this book is a comprehensive guide for experienced and first-time programmers alike. Provides insight into what drives the recruitment process and how hiring managers think Covers both practical knowledge and recommendations for handling the interview process Features 160 actual interview questions, including some related to code samples that are available for download on a companion website Includes information on landing an interview, preparing a cheat-sheet for a phone interview, how to demonstrate your programming wisdom, and more Ace the Programming Interview, like the earlier Wiley bestseller Programming Interviews Exposed, helps you approach the job interview with the confidence that comes from being prepared.

Coding Interviews

Questions, Analysis & Solutions

Author: Harry He

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1430247622

Category: Computers

Page: 304

View: 3068

This book is about coding interview questions from software and Internet companies. It covers five key factors which determine performance of candidates: (1) the basics of programming languages, data structures and algorithms, (2) approaches to writing code with high quality, (3) tips to solve difficult problems, (4) methods to optimize code, (5) soft skills required in interviews. The basics of languages, algorithms and data structures are discussed as well as questions that explore how to write robust solutions after breaking down problems into manageable pieces. It also includes examples to focus on modeling and creative problem solving. Interview questions from the most popular companies in the IT industry are taken as examples to illustrate the five factors above. Besides solutions, it contains detailed analysis, how interviewers evaluate solutions, as well as why they like or dislike them. The author makes clever use of the fact that interviewees will have limited time to program meaningful solutions which in turn, limits the options an interviewer has. So the author covers those bases. Readers will improve their interview performance after reading this book. It will be beneficial for them even after they get offers, because its topics, such as approaches to analyzing difficult problems, writing robust code and optimizing, are all essential for high-performing coders.

Java Programming Interviews Exposed

Author: Noel Markham

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118722884

Category: Computers

Page: 384

View: 6941

If you are a skilled Java programmer but are concerned about the Java coding interview process, this real-world guide can help you land your next position Java is a popular and powerful language that is a virtual requirement for businesses making use of IT in their daily operations. For Java programmers, this reality offers job security and a wealth of employment opportunities. But that perfect Java coding job won't be available if you can't ace the interview. If you are a Java programmer concerned about interviewing, Java Programming Interviews Exposed is a great resource to prepare for your next opportunity. Author Noel Markham is both an experienced Java developer and interviewer, and has loaded his book with real examples from interviews he has conducted. Review over 150 real-world Java interview questions you are likely to encounter Prepare for personality-based interviews as well as highly technical interviews Explore related topics, such as middleware frameworks and server technologies Make use of chapters individually for topic-specific help Use the appendix for tips on Scala and Groovy, two other languages that run on JVMs Veterans of the IT employment space know that interviewing for a Java programming position isn't as simple as sitting down and answering questions. The technical coding portion of the interview can be akin to a difficult puzzle or an interrogation. With Java Programming Interviews Exposed, skilled Java coders can prepare themselves for this daunting process and better arm themselves with the knowledge and interviewing skills necessary to succeed.

Cracking the Coding Interview

Coding Interview Questions and Answers

Author: coding interview

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781543282771

Category:

Page: 448

View: 3179

***Available at $8 for a LIMITED TIME ONLY (Usual Price: $20)*** New Book by Best-Selling Author Mr Kotiyana. Be prepared for your next job interview with this tried-and-true advice cracking the coding interview! These interview questions are real; they are not pulled out of computer science textbooks. They reflect what's truly being asked at the top companies, so that you can be as prepared as possible. Learn How to cracking the coding interview. WHAT'S INSIDE? 1) GENERAL QUESTIONS - 4 Steps to prepare for a Microsoft, Amazon, Google or Apple Interview. - 5 skills self-taught programmers commonly lack. - Important data structure and algorithms to prepare for an Interview. - 9 ways to become Great Programmer. - 4 Secrets of Great Programmers. - Difference between a programmer, a good programmer and a great programmer. 2) RESUME ADVICE -Resume mistakes to avoid -Resume Presentation 3) 20 Most Asked Programming Questions and Solutions 4) 4 Reasons why Your Program Crashes 5) 5 Coding Interview Tips!

Top 20 coding interview problems asked in Google with solutions

Algorithmic Approach

Author: Lin Quan

Publisher: Lin Quan

ISBN: N.A

Category: Computers

Page: 162

View: 3001

Must Have for Google Aspirants !!! This book is written for helping people prepare for Google Coding Interview. It contains top 20 programming problems frequently asked @Google with detailed worked-out solutions both in pseudo-code and C++(and C++11). Matching Nuts and Bolts OptimallySearching two-dimensional sorted arrayLowest Common Ancestor(LCA) ProblemMax Sub-Array ProblemCompute Next Higher Number2D Binary SearchString Edit DistanceSearching in Two Dimensional SequenceSelect Kth Smallest ElementSearching in Possibly Empty Two Dimensional SequenceThe Celebrity ProblemSwitch and Bulb ProblemInterpolation SearchThe Majority ProblemThe Plateau ProblemSegment ProblemsEfficient PermutationThe Non-Crooks ProblemMedian Search ProblemMissing Integer Problem

The Algorithm Design Manual

Author: Steven S Skiena

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1848000707

Category: Computers

Page: 730

View: 4956

This newly expanded and updated second edition of the best-selling classic continues to take the "mystery" out of designing algorithms, and analyzing their efficacy and efficiency. Expanding on the first edition, the book now serves as the primary textbook of choice for algorithm design courses while maintaining its status as the premier practical reference guide to algorithms for programmers, researchers, and students. The reader-friendly Algorithm Design Manual provides straightforward access to combinatorial algorithms technology, stressing design over analysis. The first part, Techniques, provides accessible instruction on methods for designing and analyzing computer algorithms. The second part, Resources, is intended for browsing and reference, and comprises the catalog of algorithmic resources, implementations and an extensive bibliography. NEW to the second edition: • Doubles the tutorial material and exercises over the first edition • Provides full online support for lecturers, and a completely updated and improved website component with lecture slides, audio and video • Contains a unique catalog identifying the 75 algorithmic problems that arise most often in practice, leading the reader down the right path to solve them • Includes several NEW "war stories" relating experiences from real-world applications • Provides up-to-date links leading to the very best algorithm implementations available in C, C++, and Java

Coding Interview Questions

Author: Narasimha Karumanchi

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 8193245202

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 520

View: 4159

"Coding Interview Questions" is a book that presents interview questions in simple and straightforward manner with a clear-cut explanation. This book will provide an introduction to the basics. It comes handy as an interview and exam guide for computer scientists.

Elements of Programming Interviews in Python

The Insider's Guide

Author: Adnan Aziz,Amit Prakash,Tsung-Hsien Lee

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781537713946

Category:

Page: 442

View: 987

This is the Python version of our book. See the website for links to the C++ and Java version.Have you ever... Wanted to work at an exciting futuristic company? Struggled with an interview problem thatcould have been solved in 15 minutes? Wished you could study real-world computing problems? If so, you need to read Elements of Programming Interviews (EPI). EPI is your comprehensive guide to interviewing for software development roles. The core of EPI is a collection of over 250 problems with detailed solutions. The problems are representative of interview questions asked at leading software companies. The problems are illustrated with 200 figures, 300 tested programs, and 150 additional variants. The book begins with a summary of the nontechnical aspects of interviewing, such as strategies for a great interview, common mistakes, perspectives from the other side of the table, tips on negotiating the best offer, and a guide to the best ways to use EPI. We also provide a summary of data structures, algorithms, and problem solving patterns. Coding problems are presented through a series of chapters on basic and advanced data structures, searching, sorting, algorithm design principles, and concurrency. Each chapter stars with a brief introduction, a case study, top tips, and a review of the most important library methods. This is followed by a broad and thought-provoking set of problems. A practical, fun approach to computer science fundamentals, as seen through the lens of common programming interview questions. Jeff Atwood/Co-founder, Stack Overflow and Discourse

Cracking the Code to a Successful Interview

15 Insider Secrets from a Top-Level Recruiter

Author: Evan Pellett

Publisher: Blackstone Publishing

ISBN: 1441700595

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 117

View: 2527

Cracking the Code to a Successful Interview is a groundbreaking new scientific, proactive, cutting-edge, hands-on, proven approach to job interviews by an award-winning, highly decorated recruiter. This REEPRICH eight-step interview method will give you a proactive way to take control of your interview. You will learn the secret, never-before-published “questions behind the questions.” These are the questions that every manager unconsciously needs answered in order to hire you. Evan Pellett is a #1-ranked recruiter with numerous awards. He has coached salespeople, new graduates, Harvard scientists, CEOs, engineers, consultants, teachers, nurses, and doctors, to name a few. Get hired and win!

Coding Interview Questions and Answers

Author: Chinmoy Mukherjee

Publisher: Mukherjee Chinmoy

ISBN: 1366359100

Category: Computers

Page: 118

View: 9585

Have you ever wondered, what is stopping you to get a better IT job? It is just your lack of time to prepare for interview. Many interview materials are available in internet in scattered form, gathering them together and preparing for interview is a humongous task. I wrote this “Coding Interview Questions and Answers” book to solve this problem We present 240 challenging data structures, algorithm, code optimization, java, database and C programming interview questions and answers for IT professionals to practice. The reader is encouraged to solve the problem himself/herself before checking the answers. Sample “Coding Interview Questions and Answers” can be downloaded from the website http://crackingthecodinginterview.in/

Programming Pearls

Author: Jon Bentley

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

ISBN: 0134498038

Category: Computers

Page: 256

View: 1312

When programmers list their favorite books, Jon Bentley’s collection of programming pearls is commonly included among the classics. Just as natural pearls grow from grains of sand that irritate oysters, programming pearls have grown from real problems that have irritated real programmers. With origins beyond solid engineering, in the realm of insight and creativity, Bentley’s pearls offer unique and clever solutions to those nagging problems. Illustrated by programs designed as much for fun as for instruction, the book is filled with lucid and witty descriptions of practical programming techniques and fundamental design principles. It is not at all surprising that Programming Pearls has been so highly valued by programmers at every level of experience. In this revision, the first in 14 years, Bentley has substantially updated his essays to reflect current programming methods and environments. In addition, there are three new essays on testing, debugging, and timing set representations string problems All the original programs have been rewritten, and an equal amount of new code has been generated. Implementations of all the programs, in C or C++, are now available on the Web. What remains the same in this new edition is Bentley’s focus on the hard core of programming problems and his delivery of workable solutions to those problems. Whether you are new to Bentley’s classic or are revisiting his work for some fresh insight, the book is sure to make your own list of favorites.

Cracking Codes with Python

An Introduction to Building and Breaking Ciphers

Author: Al Sweigart

Publisher: No Starch Press

ISBN: 1593278691

Category: Computers

Page: 416

View: 2111

Learn how to program in Python while making and breaking ciphers—algorithms used to create and send secret messages! After a crash course in Python programming basics, you’ll learn to make, test, and hack programs that encrypt text with classical ciphers like the transposition cipher and Vigenère cipher. You’ll begin with simple programs for the reverse and Caesar ciphers and then work your way up to public key cryptography, the type of encryption used to secure today’s online transactions, including digital signatures, email, and Bitcoin. Each program includes the full code and a line-by-line explanation of how things work. By the end of the book, you’ll have learned how to code in Python and you’ll have the clever programs to prove it! You’ll also learn how to: - Combine loops, variables, and flow control statements into real working programs - Use dictionary files to instantly detect whether decrypted messages are valid English or gibberish - Create test programs to make sure that your code encrypts and decrypts correctly - Code (and hack!) a working example of the affine cipher, which uses modular arithmetic to encrypt a message - Break ciphers with techniques such as brute-force and frequency analysis There’s no better way to learn to code than to play with real programs. Cracking Codes with Python makes the learning fun!

Cracking the Tech Career

Insider Advice on Landing a Job at Google, Microsoft, Apple, Or Any Top Tech Company

Author: Gayle Laakmann McDowell

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118968085

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

View: 4153

Become the applicant Google can't turn down Cracking the Tech Career is the job seeker's guide to landing a coveted position at one of the top tech firms. A follow-up to The Google Resume, this book provides new information on what these companies want, and how to show them you have what it takes to succeed in the role. Early planners will learn what to study, and established professionals will discover how to make their skillset and experience set them apart from the crowd. Author Gayle Laakmann McDowell worked in engineering at Google, and interviewed over 120 candidates as a member of the hiring committee ? in this book, she shares her perspectives on what works and what doesn't, what makes you desirable, and what gets your resume saved or deleted. Apple, Microsoft, and Google are the coveted companies in the current job market. They field hundreds of resumes every day, and have their pick of the cream of the crop when it comes to selecting new hires. If you think the right alma mater is all it takes, you need to update your thinking. Top companies, especially in the tech sector, are looking for more. This book is the complete guide to becoming the candidate they just cannot turn away. Discover the career paths that run through the top tech firms Learn how to craft the prefect resume and prepare for the interview Find ways to make yourself stand out from the hordes of other applicants Understand what the top companies are looking for, and how to demonstrate that you're it These companies need certain skillsets, but they also want a great culture fit. Grades aren't everything, experience matters, and a certain type of applicant tends to succeed. Cracking the Tech Career reveals what the hiring committee wants, and shows you how to get it.