This is a walkthrough of what to do and how to approach a coding interview question when you’re sitting opposite an interviewer from a tech company who is expecting you to reach a solution in the next 30 minutes.
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Classical musicians must learn specific techniques to master their instrument. Violinists, pianists and opera singers have a rigid schedule since childhood - master specific scales, practice with increasing tempo, and repeat. Athletes and bodybuilders have to follow specific diets for their body - following a course of nutrition and a set training program that burns these many calories, will bring body fat percentage to x%. These techniques have been learned and refined since generations.
I started listening to tech podcasts in 2014. I had a horrible commute during my summer internship in Noida that required 4 hours of traveling a day. It wasn’t much better in the next 6 months of my PS in Bangalore - 3 hours everyday.