Master list of Free Resources

New beQs3
Dec 4, 2019 5 Comments

Copy and pasta what I found on reddit(

With the holidays coming up, I wanted to share some mostly free resources (well the books and some courses aren't free) that I've used for preparation in the past. If you have any resources that worked for you, let me know and I'll add it onto this list. My goal is to create a master list so everyone knows about which resources might be helpful.

*Leetcode Question Sets:

*System Design:

System design template -

System Design Primer

Grokking the System Design Interview *this isn't free but widely used


Amazon's official interview guide -

*General Interview Resources



Catalog of all FAANG interview information on Rooftop Slushie


Cracking the Coding Interview by Gayle Laakmann McDowell (6th edition)

Computer Science Distilled

Distributed Systems for Fun and Profit - free book, 100 pages or so, but excellent content

Designing Data Intensive Applications by Martin Kleppman - this is a more in-depth book, and you can get it on Amazon/libgen

The Google Resume by Gayle Laakmann McDowell (1st edition)

Programming Interviews Exposed" by John Mongan, Noah Suojanen (3rd edition)

Elements of Programming Interviews" by Adnan Aziz, Tsung-Hsien Lee, and Amit Prakash (2nd edition)

System Design Primer" by Donne Martin

Grokking Algorithms (free to read online)

*Courses *this isn't free but widely used *this isn't free but widely used


Netflix tech blog -

Uber -

Twitter -

Airbnb -

Airbnb -

Here's a consolidated list of company-wise engineering blogs:

*Youtube channels/playlists that I found helpful:

Back to Back SWE - playlists

Tushar Roy


Nick White's Leetcode explanations -

Tushar Roy -

mycodeschool -

Tech Dummies -

CS Dojo

Jeff Dean's talk at Stanford:

Building Billion user Load Balancer at Facebook:

Netflix Guide to Microservices:

Amazon DynamoDB deep dive:

Abdul Bari’s Youtube Channel

Derek Banas tutorials

*Intro to CS


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  • Workday KrjW58
    FYI it’s just copy pasta or even copypasta not copy and pasta 😂
    Dec 4, 2019 1
    • New beQs3
      😂 thanks I'll leave it anyways
      Dec 4, 2019
  • New AwXg78
    Doing God’s work here 🙏
    Dec 4, 2019 0
  • New / Strategy

    New Strategy

    program manager
    This should be a pinned post for anyone logging into blind
    Dec 4, 2019 0
  • Expedia Group WBEs20
    That’s really very helpful, thanks a lot for putting it here 👍🏼
    Jan 13 0


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