Programming Interviews Exposed: Secrets to Landing Your Next Job

Programming Interviews Exposed: Secrets to Landing Your Next Job

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Overview

Programming Interviews Exposed: Secrets to Landing Your Next Job by John Mongan, Noah Kindler, Eric Giguere

The pressure is on during the interview process but with the right preparation, you can walk away with your dream job. This classic book uncovers what interviews are really like at America's top software and computer companies and provides you with the tools to succeed in any situation. The authors take you step-by-step through new problems and complex brainteasers they were asked during recent technical interviews.

50 interview scenarios are presented along with in-depth analysis of the possible solutions. The problem-solving process is clearly illustrated so you'll be able to easily apply what you've learned during crunch time. You'll also find expert tips on what questions to ask, how to approach a problem, and how to recover if you become stuck. All of this will help you ace the interview and get the job you want.

What you will learn from this book

  • Tips for effectively completing the job application
  • Ways to prepare for the entire programming interview process
  • How to find the kind of programming job that fits you best
  • Strategies for choosing a solution and what your approach says about you
  • How to improve your interviewing skills so that you can respond to any question or situation
  • Techniques for solving knowledge-based problems, logic puzzles, and programming problems

Who this book is for:
  • Programmers and developers applying for jobs in the software industry or in IT departments of major corporations.

    Wrox Beginning guides are crafted to make learning programming languages and technologies easier than you think, providing a structured, tutorial format that will guide you through all the techniques involved.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470121672
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 04/16/2007
Series: Programmer to Programmer Series
Edition description: REV
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.62(d)

About the Author

John Mongan is a resident radiologist at UC San Francisco, conducting research in medical informatics. He has a PhD in bioinformatics and several patents on software testing technologies.

Eric Giguere is a software engineer at Google with over 20 years of professional programming experience. He has a master's degree in computer science and is the author of several programming books.

Noah Kindler is VP Technology at the security technology company Avira. He leads software design and development teams across several products with a user base of over 100 million.

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