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To the best of my ability, I have attributed content to individuals or publications included with my own material. I make no other warranties on this text.

I make no guarantees that following advice in my published content will assist you in passing an interview process with any company. I sure hope it does, but I cannot guarantee that outcome.

I worked very hard to build and accumulate this knowledge, and to create this content. I share it on the Internet through this publication to reach a wide audience, accessible to as many people as possible. I’m also a big believer in sharing knowledge with other people and hope that you find this advice useful enough to share with others.

I do, however, reserve the rights and copyright to material contained in this collection of works except where I attribute work to other people, businesses, or entities.

© Copyright 2015-2021, William Ian Douglas.

License subject to change

Like many things in the life of a developer, things are subject to change. I like having the freedom to pick and choose as needed, to improvise, and to iterate. The following license terms may change over time without notice.

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