String manipulation interview questions and answers


String manipulation is a favorite topic for interviewers. They don't take much time, are easy to whiteboard, and test your logical thinking. It's also very common in software testing interviews.

What's included in the purchase

PDF file with the following:

  • Calculate the length of a string
  • Copying a source string over a target string
  • Concatenate two strings
  • C/C++ source code for all examples


2 pages



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