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September 6th, 2018

077: Tech Interviews for Self-Taught PHP Programmers

Self-taught PHP programmers, even those of us with decades of experience, would likely fail a tech interview in an epic way. If you've ever wanted to work for a big tech company like Google, Amazon or Facebook but have always been too nervous about the tech interview, this episode is for you.

We chat about what we need to do to be fully prepared for a tech interview. And maybe soon you'll be showing your friends how to reverse a binary tree on a whiteboard.


Tech Interviews for Self-Taught PHP Programmers Show Summary

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