7 Types of Algorithms Every Developer Should Know

Grant Darling
10 min readNov 16, 2021

So you decided to learn algorithms but you don’t know where to start? Well, you came to the right place. Today, we are going to break down the 8 most important types of algorithms and how they work.

Understanding these 7 types of algorithms is going to be a huge advantage when going into tech interviews and when writing highly efficient and scalable software.