So I finally got a job offer! This interview process was very interesting and I wanted to talk about what they do.

So the job is with The Lab Consulting. They basically make automation bots for mundane office tasks. It really does sound like an incredible starting point for a…

Longest common prefix was tough. It took a lot of Googling and Youtube to figure out exactly what I needed. For starters we need something to compare to. For this I set a variable of prefix to an empty string.

let prefix = ‘ ’

To take care of the event were we receive an empty string I set an if statement to return prefix if strs.length === 0

Next step is the for let loop to iterate through the strs variable.

Today I will be writing about another algorithm that I worked on recently for algorithm practice. In this case it is Valid Parentheses.

The concept is basically, given a string of characters like( , { , [ , the correct closing character must be used. () {} [] like this.

In my effort to be hired for my first software engineering job I have been practicing algorithms. Initially I have been talking bad about them but I am beginning to understand how they are useful. While truth be told they can be annoying, they are making me look into different…

I had another mock interview today. I honestly was a little nervous about it and I was not quite sure why. I interviewed with Peggy. She was extremely kind and immediately I became less nervous.

I did the mock interview on a job that I actually applied for and have…

Topic for this week will be scope. When I originally started coding, scope took me a little bit to grasp. Scope is defined as the current context of code, which then determine the accessibility of variable. There are 2 main types of scope. Local scope and Global scope. …

I recently went to an extremely helpful and exciting webinar about helpful ways to read, look at and solve algorithms when whiteboarding. Algorithms have proven to be a rather difficult tasks for me to tackle. I really appreciate my career coach suggesting I go to this event. …

Was not sure what to write about this week so I decided to write about Job hunting time management. Growing up, time management was not a big deal to me or something I really cared too much about. Once I entered the work force, that changed drastically. Slowly over time…

Sean Ransonette

Houston Flatiron student 2020

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