2014-01-28 - Hit Aggregator Programming Problem
This programming problem came to me through an interview some time ago. Maybe I'm slow, but it's not the type of problem I can solve in 10-15 minutes under the stress of an interview and coding on a whiteboard. I didn't get the job, but I did go home and solve the problem on my own - for fun. I ended up spending a couple hours coding it after mulling over the problem for an afternoon during the course of other activities. It's an interesting data structure problem.
We gave this test at some dev interviews today: write a function that returns true if the word passed to it is a palindrome (the same backwards as forwards) or false if not.