If I'm lower-to-none in one part of your stack, but decent in another part of the stack, is that also acceptable to apply?
If you ever look at a job spec and think "should I apply", the answer is always yes.
If your immediate reaction isn't "oh shit, I don't know any of what they're asking for" - apply.
Worst case - you don't get the job.
Good case - you learn something from the interview process.
Best case - you get the job.
Fully agree. Sometimes it's hard for us to communicate the nuance in a job listing, but yes, we are looking for help in different parts of the stack and you don't have to be an expert in everything.
It’s my own experiences, so not a one size fits all, but I wrote about this a while ago if you’re interested.
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