[BangPypers] First python interview
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Thu Oct 17 21:22:39 CEST 2013
This is a great introduction to data structures and algorithms and that too
On Thu, Oct 17, 2013 at 10:50 AM, ashish makani <ashish.makani at gmail.com>wrote:
> Some really insightful stuff here
> *The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found
> it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart,
> you’ll know when you find it.” - Steve Jobs (1955 - 2011)*
> On Tue, Oct 15, 2013 at 8:56 PM, ashish makani <ashish.makani at gmail.com
> > Lots of great links & resources !
> > Thanks Krace for the great reddit links
> > Time complexity of operations on python data structures might be useful
> > https://wiki.python.org/moin/TimeComplexity
> > All the best Avneesh !
> > Update this thread with the questions you got asked after the interview
> > cheers
> > ashish
> > *The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t
> > found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the
> > you’ll know when you find it.” - Steve Jobs (1955 - 2011)*
> > On Tue, Oct 15, 2013 at 12:07 PM, Dhananjay Nene <
> dhananjay.nene at gmail.com
> > > wrote:
> >> On Tue, Oct 15, 2013 at 11:25 AM, Navin Kabra <navin at smriti.com> wrote:
> >> > If I were interviewing you, I would not really be checking your python
> >> > knowledge (unless you claimed to be good in Python in your resume). I
> >> > would really check how good you are in Java (your primary language),
> >> > your general programming and problem solving skills.
> >> +1. I always prefer to ask someone what he is really good at and
> >> assuming one of the interviewing team has good exposure to that go
> >> really deep.
> >> I know this is not an answer to your question, but is more an aside -
> >> interviewing someone who claims limited knowledge or exposure to
> >> something is more often than not a futile exercise unless the
> >> candidate turns out really strong. If the candidate cannot answer the
> >> questions well, it is very hard to reach any reasonable assessment.
> >> So if I was the interviewer, I would really not worry about how much
> >> python you knew, but instead go after your java skills because thats
> >> what you've primarily worked on, and its your java knowledge that
> >> would be the decisive factor.
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