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  A crazy interview experience


How to be outstanding and get the offer after a job interview? Besides the strong technical background, we may still need some other skills such as how to ask questions during interview. Sometimes you may even do some crazy things. There is one question on Quora which is "What's the craziest thing you ever said (or did) at an interview and still got the job?". Among the answers, one answer is worth to be mentioned, the answer is from Stan Hanks and his answer is liked by 3859 people(As this arti...

   Quora,Interview,Strategy     2013-05-08 05:53:54


  The Best Hackers In The World All Come From One Country


Facebook, Zynga, and other hot companies use Interview Street to recruit programmers. Interview Street posts programming challenges and invites contenders to solve as many as they can. According to their message board, nine of Interview Street's top ten hackers are all from China. One is from an unknown country. A hacker called ralekseenkov, who is ranked number 11, is from the United States. What does that say about the talent crunch here? Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/hackers-...

   Hacker,Country,China,Microsoft     2012-04-11 13:17:55


  Multithreading interview questions in Java


Multithreading as a widespread programming and execution model allows multiple threads to exist within the context of a single process. These threads share the process' resources but are able to execute independently. The threaded programming model provides developers with a useful abstraction of concurrent execution. However, perhaps the most interesting application of the technology is when it is applied to a single process to enable parallel execution on a multiprocessor system.Many programme...

   Multithreading,Java,Interview     2012-05-28 06:33:25


  What to put on whiteboard during an interview


As a programmer, you may go through different kinds of programming tests from the interviews. The most famous and difficult one is whiteboard test. Usually the interviewer will give the candidate an algorithm problem and ask the candidate to implement the algorithm with his/her favorite programming language. The codes to be written is not too much but it requires the candidate to thoroughly consider different edge cases. So what are the interview expects to see on the whiteboard when giving an i...

   whiteboard test,interview     2014-08-29 20:34:52


  How to ask questions as an interviewee


Many people think that interview is a single side selection, in fact, interview is a two sides selection process. Not only the company selects you, but also you select the company. Interview provides a chance for both the company and you to know about each other. While the company is assessing you, you should also assess the company. The interviewers also know this, so they have the mental preparation and look forward to your questions and they are prepared to answer your questions. So do not w...

   Interview,Question,Interviewee     2012-09-02 08:24:51


  Want to be a Java developer?


Java is one of the top 3 programming languages in the world. It can be used to develop both web applications and desktop applications and more importantly it is cross platform--write once, run everywhere. Also, it's easy to pick up. If you want to be a Java developer, please get to ask yourself whether you know below listed topics. This list is summarized by Vivek Vermani, a Senior Java Developer: For a Core Java Developer , Ffollowing topics should be good. OOPs Concepts Abstract Classes and I...

   Java,developer,resource     2014-06-19 06:18:47


  Google CEO : Facebook holds its users hostage


Google CEO Larry Page claimed in a media interview recently that it’s unfortunate that Facebook has been pretty closed with their data while Google is in the business of searching dataPage has been attacking Facebook ban on the search engine to search its data. In fact, the battle between the two sides has been going on for several years, and in June 2011 Google launched its social networking service Google+ which somehow further exacerbated the tension. On Monday, Page, in an interview with...

   Google,Facebook,Hostage,Larry Page     2012-05-23 05:58:07


  Traditional recursion vs Tail recursion


Recursion is a frequently adopted pattern for solving some sort of algorithm problems which need to divide and conquer a big issue and solve the smaller but the same issue first. For example, calculating fibonacci  accumulating sum and calculating factorials. In these kinds of issues, recursion is more straightforward than their loop counterpart. Furthermore, recursion may need less code and looks more concise. For example, let's calculate sum of a set of numbers starting with 0 and st...

   ALGORITHM,RECURSION,TAIL RECURSION,TRADITIONAL RECURSION     2016-09-23 23:54:09


  What I learned interviewing with Google


Over the last few weeks I’ve been interviewing with Google for a job doing primarily JavaScript development. I didn’t end up getting the job but I thought I would share the process of interviewing for Google as it was both very exciting and a humbling experience. I can’t reveal everything as I’m under a few NDAs. I’m not going to mention the products or teams that I was interviewing for but you may be able to guess. For those that don’t know me, I’m an independent developer/d...

   Google,Experience,Interview,Algorithm     2012-02-10 06:19:17


  A Different Kind of Technical Interview


Everyone who's been programming professionally for a while knows the standard format of the technical interview. You go in, there's a whiteboard in the room, and you write code on it to answer questions.Everyone also has the same basic complaints about these interviews. In a normal work environment, you have access to an API or search engine, but at a whiteboard you don't. Whiteboard questions generally don't include much in the way of overall design, and they're typically limited to simple algo...

   Interview,Programming,Methods,Pairing     2011-06-04 07:56:21