Why isn't there a Tailwinds equivalent for coding?

Opinionated easy to use coding languages

I use Tachyons, similar to Tailwind. It’s incredible. It’s just the right level of abstraction that allows you to write CSS without learning all of CSS.

Here’s an example. To write a padded, positioned box in CSS you might do something like this:

But, with Tachyons or Tailwind it looks something like this:

class=”pa4 f3”

Why isn’t there an equivalent to Tailwind for writing code?

An opinionated framework for CSS says, ok listen eveyrone wants:

An opinionated framework for coding might say, listen everyone needs:

What could this look like?

Well, consider this node function:

What if we could write this as something like this:


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