**C**

deleting an element in a linked list, 29

endianness not specified, 154

linked lists problems, 25

next pointer bound with data, 26

passing variables, 41

pointer misuse in, 28

removing all elements from a linked list, 30

reversing the order of words in, 79

shifted negative number as positive or negative, 146

strings and character arrays as essentially identical, 67

strings in, 71

treatment of arrays, 68–69

**C#**

classes for a tree of integers, 53–54

coding a BST search in, 57

creating generic linked lists, 26

disallowing multiple inheritance of classes, 128–129

function deleting characters from a string, 76–79

garbage collection, 125, 188

nested classes, 187

shift operators, 145

shifted number as negative, 146

strings in, 73

updating the reference to the head of the list, 27–28

use of, 53

**C++**

arrays in, 70

bound with data, 26

code for stack implementation, 34–35

defining an interface, 125–126

deleting an element in a linked list, 29

differences from Java, 186–187

friend classes in, 187

linked list problems, 25

pointer misuse in, 28

removing all elements from a linked list, 30

shift operators, 145

shifted negative numbers, 146

strings and character arrays as essentially identical, 67

strings in, 72

treatment of arrays, 68–69

**C++ versus Java problem, ****186–187**

**call stack, placing data on, ****63**

**capabilities****.** **See****actions**

**career goals, discussing, ****196**

**ceiling function, ****172**

**certification, ****4**

char **array in C, ****71**

char **to** Character **mapping, ****76**

char **type, holding 16-bit Unicode characters in Java, ****72**

**character(s)**

converting into an integer, 74

deleting from a string, 76–79

described, 71

using as the index, 74

**character pointer, examining integer bytes, ****154**

**character-to-numeric-value conversion, ****84**

**child lists, ****46–47**

**child node**

described, 55

separating each from the node before it, 48

**child pointers, ****45**

**chronological ordering in a resume, ****210**

**circle**

mathematical function producing, 147–148

radius and circumference in a brainteaser, 179–180, 181

**circular references in garbage collection, ****189**

**circularly-linked lists, ****27**

**classes**

defined, 121

implementing interfaces, 125, 126

passing via inheritance, 188

**classified ads as a job search method, ****9**

**Codd, E.F., ****131**

**code**

for all error and special cases, 19

interviewer questions about, 19

tracing through with an example, 19

written in the interview, 17

**coding questions**

as the meat of an interview, 15

problems in, 16

process followed in interviews, 15–17

scenario for answering, 15

solving, 17–19

**columns in tables, ****131**

**combinations, recursive method for generating, ****98**

**Combinations of a String problem, ****97–100**

**combinatorial mathematics, ****101**

**committing transactions, ****136**

**common key, joining tables on, ****134**

**companies**

contacting directly, 8–9

finding and contacting, 7–9

**Company and Employee Database problem, ****137–138**

**company recruiters****.** **See****recruiters**

**CompareToAll**

big-O analysis of, 21, 22

implementation, 20–21

**CompareToMax**

big-O analysis of, 21, 22

implementation, 20

**compensation package, negotiating, ****13**

**computer science students, languages and technologies required of, ****3**

**computers, almost religious attachment to, ****195**

**concurrency, ****107**

**concurrency problems, ****112–119**

**consistency of database transactions, ****136**

**constant pointer, ****68**

**constant running time, ****22**

**constructing an object, ****124**

**constructor method in a class, ****124**

**Consumer thread writing with a Producer thread, ****114–117**

**content organizing on a resume, ****208–209**

**Count Open Lockers problem, ****163–164**

**count values for each character in a string, ****74**

**Counting Cubes problem, ****176–179**

**counting semapores, ****108**

createStack **function, ****33**

createStack **routine, ****33**

**credentials, upgrading, ****4**

**cryptography algorithm, discovery of a new, ****190**

**Cryptography problem, ****189–190**

**cubes**

counting in layers, 177

counting those not on the surface, 177

defined, 178

faces of, 176

**cubic array**

counting cubes on the surface, 177

cubes on the surface of, 176–179

**current position pointer, ****42**

**curriculum vitae, compared to a resume, ****207**

**cycle avoidance, in a circularly-linked lists, ****27**

**cyclic list**

defined, 50

moving pointers at different speeds, 51–52

Programming Interviews Exposed: Secrets to Landing Your Next Job, 2nd Edition (Programmer to Programmer)

ISBN: 047012167X

EAN: 2147483647

EAN: 2147483647

Year: 2007

Pages: 94

Pages: 94

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