Data Structures and Algorithms
Season 2 Episode 4 | February 3, 2020
Computer science concepts like data structures and algorithms can be super intimidating, especially if you’re cramming the night before an interview. In this episode, we’ll discuss common algorithms and data structures and give you some tips for your next whiteboarding challenge.
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01:44 - Our experience with data structures and algorithms
05:00 - What are algorithms?
06:17 - What is Big O notation?
13:57 - Sorting algorithms
17:55 - Graph traversal
19:20 - Searching algorithms
20:04 - What are data structures
23:05 - Arrays
26:03 - Linked Lists
29:15 - Sets
30:22 - Objects, maps, heaps
34:50 - Binary Trees
35:47 - Stacks and queues
40:08 - Graphs
41:00 - Common interview questions
43:27 - Tips for interviews and where to learn more
- Egghead: Data structures and algorithms
- Big O Complexity Chart
- Ali’s Thank U Next Linked List blog
- BestSelf Journal
- Profit First
- Pop Sugar book list
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