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Discussion on: The Interview Study Guide For Software Engineers

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SeattleDataGuy Author

I think many developers and engineers hold this same sentiment. Most of us study really hard to figure out how to reverse a binary tree into a linked list blah blah blah(I hope you get thats a joke)....and then we get the job and....

We are just calling APIs of libraries developed by people before us. So what was the point. So yes, there are many of us that agree. But, since this is still the current way, I hope this list can be useful but would also like to see it deprecated :).

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Olle Linux

Very true! Still thanks for the great list of 'todo\'s'

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Software Companies mainly focus on developing software for other companies and individuals on a contract basis. Some companies and individual entrepreneurs prefer to get their company software, webpages, mobile applications, etc. to be made and managed by a software firm. I`d like to suggest you read a relevant blog about it

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Zack Z.

It's hard to demand change when you're interviewing for a new job. However, once you have the job, I think it's a lot easier to demand change. Be that person who asks, "Why are we doing interviewing like this?" Be that person who says, "This interview question provides no useful signal." Be that person who says, "We shouldn't use Leetcode / Hackerrank / etc. as a filtering step."