Videos with Jon Skeet

I’ve known Jon for years and have been lucky enough to record some very fun videos with him. The ones below are are interview prep videos I did with him as part of the Mission Interview production, where I tortured him with hellish interview questions. Just like the ones he asks people at Google!

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Jon Skeet: Creating a C# Linter

Another traditional question: create a linter for X language. This is more about parsing a string and remembering where you are within it.

19 minutes

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Jon Skeet: Falling From Great Heights

Not all interview questions have to do with code - some are purely logical, designed to see how you would try and solve a really, really hard problem. Skeet couldn't figure this one out...

37 minutes

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Jon Skeet: Binary Tree Troubles

It's a rule of interviews: 'ask a binary tree question' and that's exactly what I do in this video with Jon. Traversing in different ways, trying to balance along the way.

38 minutes

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Jon Skeet: Creating a Queue from Scratch

This is another very popular question from larger companies, and requires you to be familiar with linked lists, arrays and stacks.

34 minutes

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Jon Skeet: Anagram Checker

Let's end things with one that's a bit simpler - creating a string walking function that evaluates anagrams.

18 minutes