Algorithms are functions that are used to solve a class of problems. Really any piece of code can be a algorithm! There are common algorithm implementations that have proven to accomplish tasks faster than others. However, speed is not measured in seconds but in terms of growth (Big O notation).
This course is designed to teach not only some of those algorithmic approaches to everyday problems but review the pitfalls and optimizations that comes with using them at all. They can be a dynamic and powerful way to optimize calculations, processes, and performing tasks. However, if used incorrectly it can not only destroy a system but can be a nightmare to untangle. Many programming positions today test the knowledge of an individual’s ability to understand and implement algorithms. Let’s work through recursion, sorting, loops, and many more!
got an interview with microsoft next week. Cramming like crazy algo/ds vids..this helped..thanks
that was such a fun course and loved the final 2 algorithms. all of it was good stuff!
Make more like this please!
Great Tyler. This course was really hard but still awesome and really valuable!
Probably could use some more explanations for some of the more advanced topics like knn.
Include more examples of dynamic programming , divide and conquer since those are hard concept to grasp in cs. Overall great work .
The first half was very strong, and much better than other courses on algorithms/data structures (including the other one on Egghead). The second half, especially the KNN content, felt like it could be explained better or coded in a more verbose way to make it easier to understand.
I would have liked to see more examples of applying the algorithms to a variety of different problems too. Maybe for a future series.
Become familiar with the Workers CLI
wrangler that we will use to bootstrap our Worker project. From there you'll understand how a Worker receives and returns requests/Responses. We will also build this serverless function locally for development and deploy it to a custom domain.
This is a practical project based look at building a working e-commerce store using modern tools and APIs. Excellent for a weekend side-project for your developer project portfolio
git is a critical component in the modern web developers tool box. This course is a solid introduction and goes beyond the basics with some more advanced git commands you are sure to find useful.