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Hello everyone! This week, I’d like to introduce Sam Gavis-Hughson. He’s here to help with technical interviews and developing the skills to work through the pressure of a large technical company and startup coding interviews. He shared SO MUCH good stuff with us on this episode, I think you’ll appreciate how down to earth he is. We talk about prepping for interview skills, as well as getting ready for the metal game of an in-person interview.
Take a listen and learn what Sam has to offer us all!
00:00 – Sam’s intro – including an origin story involving Lego Mindstorm programming (proving that the program actually DOES work to increase STEM grads!)
08:00 – Dynamic programming & you…
13:00 – Most undervalued aspect of interviews.
14:30 – Study on the fundamentals – via MOOC for free even!
20:00 – Using programming skills daily makes life better.
25:00 – What is Sam’s course – the big thing people struggle with – FAST solutions.
30:00 – Optimal subproblems and Overlapping subproblems.
32:00 – Everyone has a plan for the fight until they get punched in the face.
37:00 – Top developer interview failures.
If you’re looking for more information on dynamic Programming – check out Sam’s FREE ebook at www.byte-by-byte.com/dpbook
As we talked about – here are Sam’s favorite MOOC classes on fundamental programming and data structures – FOR FREE!
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Princeton: Click for Princeton because you like it more than MIT.