Technical Interview- Preparation Guide

Apr 24th, 2012
Technical Interview- Preparation Guide

Need to prepare for a Microsoft or Google SDE or SDET interview?
Here's a few links to interview resources to get you started. While applicable to full-time interviews these are common to contractor interviews too. The only difference between full-time and contract is that contract interviews may be 2-3 hrs while full time interviews usually consist of 5 interviews.

 

Want to prepare for a Technical Interview (and have some time)?

Free Online Books http://stackoverflow.com/questions/194812/list-of-freely-available-programming-books

Online courses/classes/lectures: http://academicearth.org/subjects/computer-science/university:/

Stanford Online Library: http://cslibrary.stanford.edu/

UC Berkeley: http://www.academicearth.org/lectures/course-overview-

Stanford CS 161: design and Analysis of Algorithms (full course- will take hours): http://openclassroom.stanford.edu/MainFolder/CoursePage.php?course=IntroToAlgorithms

Stanford 5 week online course http://www.algo-class.org/

MIT: Introduction to Algorithms course: http://courses.csail.mit.edu/6.006/spring11/notes.shtml

Google Code University: http://code.google.com/edu/

 

 

Interview Questions (Cheat Sheet)

 

Hanselman's blog  : http://www.hanselman.com/blog/ASPNETInterviewQuestions.aspx

What great .Net developers ought to know (More ASP.Net questions) http://www.hanselman.com/blog/WhatGreatNETDevelopersOughtToKnowMoreNETInterviewQuestions.aspx

http://www.hanselman.com/blog/NewInterviewQuestionsForSeniorSoftwareEngineers.aspx

Q&A from StackExchange: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/365489/questions-every-good-net-developer-should-be-able-to-answer

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2114212/questions-every-good-java-java-ee-developer-should-be-able-to-answer?lq=1

Linked List Problems and Solutions: http://cslibrary.stanford.edu/105/LinkedListProblems.pdf

Good collection of technical interview questions (some answers): http://kundansingh.com/interview/

Actual Technical Interview Questions (questions only): http://www.careercup.com/page

Our local Nikhil Singhal's blog on programming interviews: Introduction to Technical Interviews

 

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