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:
Why isn’t there an equivalent to Tailwind for writing code?
An opinionated framework for CSS says, ok listen eveyrone wants:
- Responsive breakpoints
- Easy box sizing & layout
- Nice typography sizing
An opinionated framework for coding might say, listen everyone needs:
- Storing data
- Retrieving data (with a cache)
- Rendering web pages
- Handling user input
What could this look like?
Well, consider this node function:
What if we could write this as something like this: