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By forget_it, history, 7 weeks ago, In English,

Please suggest me ,which one is better for College exam Practice (Leetcode vs Interview Bit) .

Currently i do Codeforces , Codechef and atcoder for CP . And now want to add One more platform (Career centred) to my list . Which one is better choice ? , suggest me from your past experience.

 
 
 
 
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Leetcode bcz it's dicussion form is very active, you can see ideas used by others after/before solving a problem.
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Leetcode because it has a large question pool and most of its content is free.

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The comparison is like HackerEarth or Codeforces !!!(respectively)

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    which one is Hackerearth and which one is Codeforces ... I am unable to understand your comaparator. Please ,clarify

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One year before your placements are about to start, you should leave CP sites and focus on Leetcode , Interview bit, GFG for problem solving and interview practice and previous questions.

Because the problems in CP are quite different from ones asked in interviews like data structure implementation which you won't be focussing on in CP.

After getting placed you can come back to CP if you wish to :P

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    Are you saying cp doesn’t have data structure problems?

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      No he means data structure implementation problems, like make a linked list, BST and the like. In cp we have STL and other libraries so we don't need to make these data structures ourselves.

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      In some interviews, they will ask you "Explain how would you implement Set/Map of C++ STL". Where do you see question like this in CP? :P

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      Tell me the last time you implemented singly linked list or BST or Trie in a contest.

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        Trie is popular data structure in CP too Kickstart Round A 2020 4th question was direct implementation of trie

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          At my current level, I haven't seen any question in Codeforces/ Atcoder where I had to write implementation of a trie, so perhaps for high level coders it might be possible.

          I started CP in January this year 2020.

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    Presently ,i am in 2nd year , so i have time for CP.. ,I will definitely follow your advice next year.

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    Consider it in this way, when you prepare for let's say maths exam, you study various different books including textbooks, refreshers, etc. Before exams, however, you study sample papers and textbook where the questions are more likely to come from or are similar.

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Trivago

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Interviewbit is basically a selection of most frequent interview questions from LeetCode without the really helpful discussion threads.

(LeetCode >>> Interviewbit)

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InterviewBit website is bad. Testcases are wrong in many questions. Python doesn't work in a ton of them. It's weird. Just do leetcode already.

But InterviewBit has a great puzzle section, that's definitely something you should look at.