Amazon Interview Question for Quality Assurance Engineers

Country: India
Interview Type: In-Person

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There are multiple pieces at work here. At least:
1. URL to open HTML page
2. TAG finding algorithm
3. Sorting algorithm

You'd want to test each of these areas with some combination of input. Below gives an idea of where to start.

Normal cases:
- Open URL to HTML page has a mixture of desired tag and random other tags

Edge cases:
- HTML page has nothing but one of the desired tag with one number
- HTML page has only undesired tags
- Tags contain max/min number allowed
- Tags contain negative numbers

Weird cases:
- Make tag data already sorted, or sorted in reverse
- Tags all contain the same number

Extreme cases:
- A massive HTML file with enough of the desired tag to cause some overflow
- Tags contain numbers too big for datatype being used (ex. 32-bit integer)

Invalid input:
- Provide invalid URL
- Provide desired tag in HTML but with no number inside it
- Provide empty HTML page

- JW March 20, 2015 | Flag Reply
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Below piece of code is written in c# but not tested.
///Code for get response from the given url
private HtmlDocument HttpClient()
	HtmlDocument docuemnt = new HtmlDocument();
	var httprequest = (HttpWebRequest)webrequest.create(url));
	using(streamReader reader = new streamReader(httprequest.GetResponse().GetResponseStream()))

	return docuement;

public void SortIntegerInAscendingOrder()
	HtmlDocuement document = HttpClient();
	int[] number = new int[];
	HtmlNodeCollection nodeCollection = docuement.docuementNode.SelectNodes("xpath for specific TAG");
	if (nodeCollection != null)
		foreach(HtmlNode node in nodeCollection)
		//selection sort technique;

private void Sorting(int[] number)
	//Here use selection sort technique

- Aarti April 07, 2015 | Flag Reply

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