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Software coding interviews: not a sprint but a marathon | Rajat Agarwal | TGV Episode#172

Software coding interviews: not a sprint but a marathon | Rajat Agarwal | TGV Episode#172


Data Structures, Java, Spring MVC, Algorithms, Software interviews

Is it easy to crack software or coding interviews?

Do you know the patterns in coding interviews?

How to crack the dynamic software interviews?

In the TGV discussion with Rajat Agarwal, we got to know why software interviews are not an exam, where everyone has the same question.

Problem-solving is not only about mathematical issues, it's more than that.

We also got to know why you need to have a habit of solving problems.

Here are a few snippets:

  • Why are software interviews not a sprint? (5:20)
  • Why is a software interview not like a college exam? (16:05)
  • Suggestions to keep moving your brain (16:15)
  • The habit of problem-solving (17:00)
  • Some more suggestions: Section of TIMES OF INDIA called Mind Benders. (18:47)
  • Trends in the Current Interview Process for software engineers (19:28)
  • The actual purpose of the coding interviews(21:40)
  • Rapid Fire questions(25:00)

About the guest Rajat Agarwal:

Rajat Agrawal is a dynamic guy who has been a senior software engineer at Spendslab.

He has also worked for TSYS.

His ability to learn and keep learning and various new insights will inspire a lot among you.

It will answer a lot of questions about how to train yourself for a software interview.

Book Recommendations:

Lateral Thinking: A Textbook of Creativity by Edward De Bono

Useful links for cracking coding interviews:

Connect with Rajat Agrawal on LinkedIn:

Connect with the hosts of the show:

Naveen Samala:

Sudhakar Nagandla:

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