Grinding HackerRank/Leetcode is Not Enough

Lately, online competitive programming platforms such as HackerRank/Leetcode have been gaining popularity among developers and recruiters alike. These are awesome platforms that provide an easy way to practice common algorithmic and data structure problems in preparation for an interview (or anything else). But assessment (and most importantly, preparation) of software development skills based on these results is inaccurate and not representative, as I will explain now.

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