Most efficient way to prep with Leetcode problems?

Amazon xAQu84
May 26, 2018 7 Comments

I was wondering how people approach new leetcode problems. Suppose I’ve given myself 1-2 months of time to just hammer out as many problems as possible. Do you try solving it for like an hour and possibly come up with a suboptimal solution, then go to the comments? Do you sketch out a rough idea in your head, then go to the solutions, then possibly replicate it yourself? Do you use the test case to perform compiler checks or do you always try to be syntactically perfect? Timed or not timed? Etc.


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TOP 7 Comments
  • Microsoft atta
    Give 5min thinking the go to the answers to see if it is a good thinking, then write code without looking at answer
    May 26, 2018 0
  • Cisco prepon
    Is premium versus free account plays role here
    May 26, 2018 2
    • Amazon / Eng

      Amazon Eng

      IBM, Cisco
      Assume free and you aren’t targeting 1 specific company
      May 26, 2018
    • Amazon xAQu84
      If premium helps, I’ll get premium. It’s cheap compared to the time you put in and the reward anyhow.
      May 26, 2018
  • New / Eng Mittens
    There’s a site called leetfree...
    May 26, 2018 2
    • Tinder / Eng

      Tinder Eng

      Im a cat! Meow 🐈
      How is it different?
      May 27, 2018
    • New / Eng Mittens
      It basically is leetcode with premium. All for free.
      May 27, 2018