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Discussion on: Why you need to learn to write a sorting algorithm

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Ben Sinclair Author

I'm not even really on about learning things like libraries. What I used to look for back when I ran interviews was a general idea of how to approach things. If that was, "I don't know, but here's what I'd do to find out..." then that's great. If it was "here's a stock answer straight out the textbook but I can't explain why it's a good fit" then that's not so great.

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Joseph Crandal

I think that’s a good way to look at it, dev is very diverse in what you can encounter and it’s not fair to expect someone to know everything out there.