Ace the Programming Interview

Be prepared to answer the most relevant interview questions and land the job

Programmers are in demand, but to land the job, you must demonstrate knowledge of those things expected by today’s employers. This guide sets you up for success. Not only does it provide 160 of the most commonly asked interview questions and model answers, but it also offers insight into the context and motivation of hiring managers in today’s marketplace. Written by a veteran hiring manager, this book is a comprehensive guide for experienced and first-time programmers alike.

  • Provides insight into what drives the recruitment process and how hiring managers think
  • Covers both practical knowledge and recommendations for handling the interview process
  • Features 160 actual interview questions, including some related to code samples that are available for download on a companion website
  • Includes information on landing an interview, preparing a cheat-sheet for a phone interview, how to demonstrate your programming wisdom, and more

Ace the Programming Interview, like the earlier Wiley bestseller Programming Interviews Exposed, helps you approach the job interview with the confidence that comes from being prepared.

Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Hiring Programmers: The Inside Story
Chapter 2. Handling the Phone Interview with Confi dence
Chapter 3. In-Person Interviews
Chapter 4. Negotiating a Job Offer
Chapter 5. Programming Fundamentals
Chapter 6. Code Quality
Chapter 7. The Usual Suspects
Chapter 8. Quirks and Idioms
Chapter 9. Testing — Not Just for Testers
Chapter 10. The Right Tools
Chapter 11. Notorious Interview Questions
Chapter 12. Programming Wisdom

Book Details

  • Paperback: 448 pages
  • Publisher: Wiley (June 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 111851856X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118518564
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