Leetcode vs cracking the coding interview?

Microsoft WBxd445
Jul 1, 2018 19 Comments

Thoughts on which is more effective / useful / applicable for interviews?

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TOP 19 Comments
  • Amazon cnnm16
    Why not both?
    Jul 1, 2018 0
  • Eigen / Eng hprem
    I would say.. LC.. CCI i finished long back.. nothing worked.. Atleast i got one question from LC.

    BTW just checking if I am truly unfortunate human being.. Have bagged 150+ LC, mostly Medium and Hard.. after than most will fall in similar pattern.. but I could never crack Amazon MS.. Just wondering how people did before cracking em
    Jul 1, 2018 9
    • Wondering how you didn't crack ms and Amazon after 150 LC. Were they asking much harder or different questions that you were unable to solve? Or were you able to solve the problems but still didn't get offers
      Jul 1, 2018
    • Eigen / Eng hprem
      For 150.. even if I had finished..all LC I couldnt have cracked.. coz question were completely new to me.. With Amazon.. It like solve rubics cube..etc
      Jul 1, 2018
    • Microsoft qbys57
      I never seen leetcode hard or a dynamic programming question in either an Amazon or Microsoft interview. (1 Amazon interview, got the job, 2 Microsoft interviews, got a job the 2nd time.)
      Jul 1, 2018
    • Eigen / Eng hprem
      I have seen.. I faced.. someof the unimarginable questions.. Like desigb distrubuted page crawler to implementation of A* to solve some generic question
      Jul 1, 2018
    • Amazon mzyQ25
      Tough luck bro/sis. You should be in fb or g.
      Jul 2, 2018
  • Facebook anonandon
    I found Leetcode more useful mostly because of the discussion section - having multiple explanations of different approaches makes it much easier to understand solutions.
    Jul 1, 2018 0
  • Splunk swengr
    Start with CTCI - great way to cover all topics and usually doesn’t take that long.
    After CTCI, start leetcode to dive deep and practice on certain topics or for certain companies.
    Jul 1, 2018 1
    • Motorola / Eng
      Solaire

      Motorola Eng

      BIO
      Praise the Sun!
      Solairemore
      This
      Jul 1, 2018
  • CTCI is like intro leetcode.
    Jul 1, 2018 0
  • Accenture / Product Agileguy
    Will depend on which source is your particular interviewer is using.
    Jul 1, 2018 0
  • Commvault Java867
    both
    Jul 2, 2018 0
  • New / Eng GTF0
    LC
    Jul 2, 2018 0
  • They’re both excellent
    Jul 1, 2018 0

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