I looooove reading. I love reading fiction, non-fiction, long-form, short-form, anything! From a very tender age if you found me somewhere in the street, there was a high chance that I’d have a book with me. I remember vividly going to visit my sister at summer camp and vanishing from sight to go read 20000 leagues under the sea inside my dad’s car. Reading the same book at the beach. Going to the library to read Star Wars. Staying up until 8:00 a.m. trapped in the magnificent adventures of Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin. Traveling hours by train submerged in the world of The Dark Tower. Bringing a book about how to cultivate your character through the use of Stoic philosophy or mindful meditation while I went out to party…
I was reading dev.to a couple of weeks ago (I think) and there was an article that made me reflect about my interviewing experience at big tech companies (as an interviewee). So I thought… Why not share it and help other people that may be in the process of interviewing? Or who are considering applying themselves but perhaps don’t dare to? Or with someone who is merely curious and may think of it as a long term career goal?
So here it goes! In this article you’ll find out how to tackle the technical interviews at big tech companies. You’ll learn from my experience and my mistakes and we’ll distill everything into a methodology of sorts: A way to prepare your mind, and body, and mind (:D) before and during the interviews.
Get those interview books ready, pen and paper, and let's kick some ass!
So one day many, many seasons ago I got this call from Amazon…
If you’ve just had a baby and love writing code and doing side-projects chances are that you are going bananas because all that time that you used to devote to coding is now GONE. BYE. Sayonara. Here’s some solicited advice from yours truly.
Hey! I’ve just finished recording the second video of the Exploring Vim YouTube series that is meant to be a useful visual companion to the articles. In this one, we start learning the basics of setting up your vim. Enjoy!! And if you have any questions, don’t hesitate to ask! :D