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Eswar Prakash

I can understand all the need for writing descriptive code, but these days fluent code writing is so ubiquitous that every library provides it. Even test case writing is being redesigned to be written in Fluent style. So when someone asks me to sum all odd numbers, why would I write a long, lengthy loop instead of a single line that is elegant, readable and fluent?

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Bob T Greene

Stephen Grider mentioned "avoid fancy methods in interviews because the questions are intended to be an interactive thought process exercise." Write the long answer and then ask to refactor.