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TailwindCSS: From Skeptic to Advocate

May 18, 2020
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TailwindCSS is a configurable CSS tool that generates CSS utility classes. These utility classes each set one CSS property, and are combined with other utility classes to generate the styles for a layout. In a utility first CSS approach, elements generally have more classes attached to the DOM in favor of writing bespoke CSS. This is a high level simplification of the tool, but it is an important baseline of understanding before moving forward. Six months ago, I was skeptical about Tailwind's approach. I have since worked on three projects which utilized Tailwind, and now advocate for it on future work. In this blog post, we will cover points of skepticism, benefits, and some lessons learned about working with Tailwind. Skepticism Theā€¦
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