Using ruby for job interviews is cheating because all the code challenges are already in the standard library so you can usually solve the problem in 5 characters.

Of course if they use Golang they then can't hire you because you haven't shown you can mindlessly reimplement basic library functions

I recently was at two interviews where the candidates wrote some very idiomatic unreadable python and after the interview I talked to the my colleague and was like "so, uh, that's just the union operator ('|') in ruby, literally 1 character and then the inputs on either sides.

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