The technical interview is a critical part of becoming a software engineer. It’s your chance to demonstrate your ability to break down a larger problem into smaller, more easily solvable steps, and to gradually slay the dragon (or chicken).
Sometimes, forms are too long and can be intimidating to complete. The go-to solution is to create a multi-step form, where the form is broken up into smaller sections that the user completes progressively.
Sorting an array is one of the most common things we have to do as software engineers. It can also sometimes be the fastest way to calculate a data point–for example, the highest possible product of any three numbers in an array.
The brain has evolved to be excellent at remembering visual cues, but not as good at remembering abstract concepts like numbers.
To remember a set of numbers, then, we just need to convert them into words that we can see and feel.
Let’s say your React application has a smart component (i.e. the component has its own state), and you want a child component to be able to not only access, but actually modify that parent component’s state.