[BangPypers] First python interview

L Radhakrishna Rao satishsagar83 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 14 17:57:16 CEST 2013


Focus more on problem solving, not language.

It is problem solving ability, which is seen.






On Mon, Oct 14, 2013 at 6:35 PM, Vinayak Hegde <vinayakh at gmail.com> wrote:

> Since you are already somewhat comfortable with python. I suggest the
> following depending on how much time you have.
>
> 1. Learn Python the hard way
> http://learnpythonthehardway.org/book/
> Work your way through the book as much as possible
>
> 2. Project Euler
> http://projecteuler.net/
> Implement some of the problems here to get a good hang of things
>
> 3. Python Module of the week
> If you do some half-decent work with python you will be using a lot of
> libraries.
> Start with this pdf http://pymotw.com/2/PyMOTW-1.132.pdf to get an
> overview
> of some of the modules. Also python documentation is quite extensive.
>
> As for Django, The documentation is decent (just check the version you are
> working on). I have read good review of two scoop of Django but not read it
> myself.
>
> -- Vinayak
>
>
>
> On Mon, Oct 14, 2013 at 6:22 PM, Avneesh Chadha <avneesh.chadha at gmail.com
> >wrote:
>
> > Hi guys,
> >
> > I am going in for my first python interview. I have never actively worked
> > in python(java programmer) but am comfortable with it to some extent(used
> > it for competing at code chef).
> >
> > I am sure all you python gurus probably would have interviewed people for
> > python and many of you would have given lots of interviews for Python.
> >
> > I could really use some tips on what exactly should I really be focusing
> on
> > while studying for it and what should I expect.
> >
> > A little about the process up till now-
> > They sent me a problem to solve(the usual code jam type problem, but
> toned
> > down in difficulty) which i was able to do correctly.
> >
> > Now i have  telephonic interview.
> >
> > They basically require people strong in python and knowledge of django
> is a
> > plus.
> >
> > I have 2 days to prepare for it.
> > Thanks.
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