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Should I Apply If I've Never Used the Stack?

Every job seems to have a different tech stack, should I apply even if I never used it?

Yes. If you have related skills, and are simply missing framework knowledge, then the answer is yes. Even if you don’t, an interview can be a great way to find your blind spots.

Not knowing a framework has never held me back from a job.

Most employers simply want to know that you can pick something up quickly.

I got a job in a angular/node/heroku stack, when my combined experience with node/heroku/ng was less than 10 hours. I had a very strong frontend basis, and that’s what they interviewed me on (vanilla js, css, and performance best practices).

After that I got a job in a backbone.js/node stack when I’d never used backbone, and my SPA experience was less than 10 hours. I had a lot of node and frontend experience, and that’s what got me the job.

Later I interviewed with a team at Netflix. You don't know RxJS? That's fine, we'll teach you. They didn’t care. I didn’t pass for other reasons :).

Afer that I interviewed at Facebook. All the questions were vanilla JS, CSS, algorithms and architecture. Not a single framework-specific question, even though I interviewed with 2 people from the React.js core team (very nice btw).

I’ve done many interviews and I will gladly hire folks who don’t have specific framework experience. It’s more important for them to demonstrate that they can pick things up quickly and can build real things.