Algorithms & Interview Prep

Date: 
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 18:30
Source: 
Women Who Code SF
Attendees: 
70
City: 
San Francisco

Join us for a night of algorithm and whiteboarding practice!

Dinner will be provided by Atrium! (They're also hiring! Available roles can be found here: https://www.atrium.co/careers)

Speaker
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Krystal Flores (www.krystal-flores.com), Software Engineer at Simple Habit presents: "How to do a Whiteboard Interview"

In this meetup, we have Krystal Flores joining us where she'll lead a talk on "How to Do a Whiteboard Interview" with live whiteboarding sessions! If you’d like to volunteer for a live session, please do the practice problems!

Practice problems:
- https://leetcode.com/problems/valid-palindrome/
- https://leetcode.com/problems/best-time-to-buy-and-sell-stock/
- https://leetcode.com/problems/reverse-words-in-a-string-iii/
- https://leetcode.com/problems/subdomain-visit-count/
- https://leetcode.com/problems/n-ary-tree-postorder-traversal/

Agenda
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Before event - Check in at Atrium and sign their NDA

6:30 Welcome from event host and event leads

6:40 Introductions

6:45 How to Do a Whiteboard Interview

7:00 Algorithms & whiteboarding live sessions with Krystal Flores, using 2-3 of these 5 problems:
- https://leetcode.com/problems/valid-palindrome/
- https://leetcode.com/problems/best-time-to-buy-and-sell-stock/
- https://leetcode.com/problems/reverse-words-in-a-string-iii/
- https://leetcode.com/problems/subdomain-visit-count/
- https://leetcode.com/problems/n-ary-tree-postorder-traversal/

8:30 End of event

Event Leads: Helen Yau, Emely Valadez, Sandy Cao, Kim Tran

Mix of different problems recently seen during interviews, including -
Linked List
Stacks & Queues
Trees & Graphs
Recursion & Dynamic programming

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