Author(s): Gayle Laakmann McDowellDifference between 6th and 5th editions Side by side comparison of table of contents helps to figure out the most significant changes. |

**Key differences between 6th and 5th editions**

- Time lapse between current and previous publications: 4 years (2015 vs 2011).
- The Sixth edition of McDowell's text includes 179 pages of new content, bringing the textbook from 508 pages to over 687 pages.
- New topics covered in the Sixth Ed:
- Acquihire vs. acquisition
- Big O notation
- Advanced topics (topological ordering, Djikstra's algorithm, Rabin-Karp algorithm, red-black tree binary search)
- Suggestion for data structures, knowledge based interview questions, concepts and algorithms.

Cracking the Coding Interview: 189 Programming Questions and Solutions

Published by: CareerCup, July 01, 2015

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Cracking the Coding Interview: 150 Programming Questions and Solutions

Published by: CareerCup, August 22, 2011

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Published by: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, August 22, 2011

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Cracking the Coding Interview: 150 Programming Interview Questions and Solutions

Published by: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, October 15, 2008

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- The new 6th edition costs
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**$15.49**cheaper then the 6th edition.