Brag Sheets and Better for SWEs

This article will describe an artifact called a brag sheet, ways that a software engineer can use a brag sheet to enhance their career development, and then I will describe a purpose-built tool called starboi that I prefer to the classic brag sheet for essentially the same use cases. What is a Brag Sheet? A … Read more

What do SWE interviews look like?

As part of optimizing the Ladderly curriculum, I am currently conducting an empirical investigation on what the software engineer interviewing process looks like. This article lays out a survey methodology. Not to be studied: Big N uses a 3-stage interview process inclusive of live-coded algorithm interviews with asymptotic and time complexity analysis. FAANG has public … Read more