The Complete Coding Interview Guide in Java

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By Anghel Leonard
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  1. Section 1: The Non-Technical Part of an Interview

About this book

Java is one of the most sought-after programming languages in the job market, but cracking the coding interview in this challenging economy might not be easy. This comprehensive guide will help you to tackle various challenges faced in a coding job interview and avoid common interview mistakes, and will ultimately guide you toward landing your job as a Java developer.

This book contains two crucial elements of coding interviews - a brief section that will take you through non-technical interview questions, while the more comprehensive part covers over 200 coding interview problems along with their hands-on solutions. This book will help you to develop skills in data structures and algorithms, which technical interviewers look for in a candidate, by solving various problems based on these topics covering a wide range of concepts such as arrays, strings, maps, linked lists, sorting, and searching. You'll find out how to approach a coding interview problem in a structured way that produces faster results. Toward the final chapters, you'll learn to solve tricky questions about concurrency, functional programming, and system scalability.

By the end of this book, you'll have learned how to solve Java coding problems commonly used in interviews, and will have developed the confidence to secure your Java-centric dream job.

Publication date:
August 2020


Section 1: The Non-Technical Part of an Interview

The objective of this section consists of covering the non-technical part of an interview. This includes interview idioms and the patterns of big companies, such as Amazon, Microsoft, Google, and so on. You will become familiar with the main non-technical interview questions and their meaning (how the interviewer interprets the answers).

This section comprises the following chapters:

  • Chapter 1, Where to Start and How to Prepare for the Interview
  • Chapter 2, What Interviews at Big Companies Look Like
  • Chapter 3, Common Non-Technical Questions and How To Answer Them
  • Chapter 4, How to Handle Failures
  • Chapter 5, How to Approach a Coding Challenge

About the Author

  • Anghel Leonard

    Anghel Leonard is a chief technology strategist with more than 20 years’ experience in the Java ecosystem. In his daily work, he is focused on architecting and developing Java-distributed applications that empower robust architectures, clean code, and high performance. He is also passionate about coaching, mentoring, and technical leadership.

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