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Programming Interviews Exposed: Secrets to Landing Your Next Job [Paperback]

by John Mongan, Noah Kindler, Eric Giguere
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Book Description

November 13, 2012 1118261364 978-1118261361 3
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.


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Get the job you want by gaining the interview skills you need

Landing a great programming job isn't a matter of luck; it's a matter of being prepared for the unique challenges of the technical job search. Programming interviews require a different set of skills than day-to-day programming, so even expert programmers often struggle if they don't know what to expect. This thoroughly revised and expanded third edition teaches you the skills you need to apply your programming expertise to the types of problems most frequently encountered in interviews at top tech companies today. Step-by-step solutions to an extensive set of sample interview questions simulate the interview experience to hone the skills you've learned. After you've worked through this book, you'll approach your interviews with confidence, knowing you can solve any problem that stands between you and the job you really want.

Programming Interviews Exposed:

  • Leads you through the job search process, including the most effective techniques for employing LinkedIn and other social networks
  • Teaches you the techniques you need to solve any interview problem
  • Illustrates the full thought process of application of these techniques to real interview problems with step-by-step solutions
  • Solves each problem with code in C, C++, C# or Java, with emphasis on object-oriented solutions
  • Includes new chapters on sorting and design patterns and new questions on 64-bit computing and secure programming practices

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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.


Product Details

  • Paperback: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Wrox; 3 edition (November 13, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118261364
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118261361
  • Product Dimensions: 9.3 x 7.4 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (50 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #11,067 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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51 of 63 people found the following review helpful
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I worked with the data science association on their new standards for "Data Scientist" interviews (entry salary of $125,000), and both real questions and after interview polls were included for the biggest names in data today, from the web to corporate and government IT. "Data Scientist" is one of the hottest new jobs out there today, and some companies are even forming CDSO jobs--Chief Data Science Officer!

To begin, ALL FOUR of the books in this review are 5 star "superstars" for IT interviews. The two problems are, my library customers want to know the top two, and our Amazon shoppers want to know if they can get away with one, two, three, or if they have to buy all four! Of course the answer depends both on the focus of your resume, and the overlap/focus in the four books.

First, the summary, by author, title/Amazon link, year published/edition, number of pages, trim and cost, problems included, main language(s) foci. These four are the most frequently purchased by the over 100,000 libraries (including corporate technical libraries and schools as well as private and public) in our database. (Note: page counts are via visual inspection at the time of this writing, not Amazon stats. Pages can vary with on-demand books.).

Aziz, Elements of Programming Interviews: 300 Questions and Solutions by Aziz, Adnan, Prakash, Amit, Lee, Tsung-Hsien 1st (first) Edition (10/11/2012), 2012, 481 pages, 6 x 9, $25, 300 problems (mostly C++, concurrency in Java, discrete math in formulas and English)
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23 of 27 people found the following review helpful
By David
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
I was a Software Engineer Intern at Facebook before. This book provides an introduction level of text about how those job interview processes go. As a student who never worked at industry before, it is really useful to get know all those details before hand. However, for the problems part, I felt there is a miss in there since there are not enough problems (although those problems are well-chosen for sure).

After reading this book and having some initial shaky phone interviews, I have to find some other materials to sharpen my problem solving skills. Since personally I know all the basic algorithms and data structures, what I need is practicing lots of problems to apply those skills. I borrowed one copy of Elements of Programming Interviews: 300 Questions and Solutions from my friend which provides rich problems (a little too much to me at that time but definitely a great resource from practice perspective).

In conclusion, this book is good for you to know the interview process (but not enough for others), and you should definitely look for some other materials for practice.
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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
Format:Paperback
Programming Interviews Exposed (PIE) should be the very first one book seriously talking about how to prepare for programming interviews. Its release clearly sets a standard for all following similar books, like Cracking the Coding Interviews and Elements of Programming Interviews. PIE use interesting and real interview problems as a unit to discuss about the solution, and possible pitfalls you may face during real interviews. However, since the content of this book has not being updated for a long time, my friends and I always joke about that people should not start their interview problems if they cannot solve PIE's problems; those problems are too easy from the point of view nowadays. Therefore, please don't treat this book as an elixir for your programming interviews; you should find some others if you are serious.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Ok, this book could be better August 4, 2013
By Andy
Format:Paperback
I have been worked at software companies for years, and every time my colleagues and I talked about Programming Interview Exposed, we always think this book is the most classic one, but could be better if more problems are added and the contents definitely need a huge overhaul (instead of minor revisions). The authors did explain the process of interview in a detailed way and use few problems as examples to explain the thought process for approaching and solving problems. However, it did not provide the most important thing when you practice and prepare for your interview---more problems with codes to let readers further exercise on this because no one is naturally born to problem solving; everyone needs to well-practice before they actually want to land a offer for their dream company. As a result, I would like to see the authors add more problems in the future.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good programming review January 2, 2014
By Orion
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
This book provided a good review of software interview problems.
My first interview, the two white board problems came right out of the book!
I was able to solve the problem much better than if I hadn't reviewed these
problems. Modern languages don't help with solving some of these problems
that require use of pointers etc. from older languages so its helpful to review these
interview questions.
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Nothing different April 5, 2013
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I couldn't find anything different than what you could find in different forums. I'd rather recommend Schaum's Outline of Data Structures with Java, especially if you are not comfortable with data structures or want to learn data structure with enough details.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Very good resource
Even if you are not interviewing this book has merit. It is a great refresher in many areas of compsci and it gets your brain working. Read more
Published 20 days ago by Adrian Pomilio
5.0 out of 5 stars Great interview material to start with
emphasize on basic concepts and code snippet alongside make it perfect for beginners... the pictorial representations are also very helpful to understand.
Published 1 month ago by Jaya
5.0 out of 5 stars Nice Book
It's a nice book and it can give you an overview of what a programming interview is like and how to tackle it.
Published 1 month ago by Dunyuan Chen
5.0 out of 5 stars Book
Helped a lot, and arrived in perfect condition. Would recommend this book to anyone who is looking to land a programming job.
Published 2 months ago by Sidhant Karamchandani
5.0 out of 5 stars Great prep resource!
I didn't major in CS in college, but I was still able to follow most of the topics in this book. Very well explained so we know why these questions matter and how to answer them.
Published 2 months ago by Chris Brashear
4.0 out of 5 stars Great if you live that close to the hardware, ok otherwise
This book really makes you think about your implementation of interview problems. However, most of his sample solutions are in C/C++. Read more
Published 2 months ago by Kevin Weber
5.0 out of 5 stars Most accurate for actual technical interviews
A technical interview typically lasts about 45 minutes, during which time you have to think of, and implement a solution, all while talking to the interviewer about what's on your... Read more
Published 3 months ago by Andrew
4.0 out of 5 stars swathi kumar chadalavada
Nice book and it is simple to read and easy to understand. I recommend this book because it can do the job done.
Published 4 months ago by Swathi
5.0 out of 5 stars Very useful information
Very useful information within this book
A great way to refresh your basics and practice them with the examples provided!
Published 4 months ago by Lachlan
4.0 out of 5 stars it is based on C++. I need C#.
it is based on C++. C++ is going down in the market. Should be C# for the market. C# is more popular now.
Published 4 months ago by Anthony Lee
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