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Discussion on: Tailwind. My experience using it for a month now.

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Giorgos Sarigiannidis • Edited on

I fully understand what you are saying about the usefulness of a framework when you don't have a design in mind or when you are prototyping. That's a scenario where I might consider using some framework too, as long as it didn't have a steep learning curve.

With my original post, I didn't mean to say that frameworks are inherently bad, but that they simply don't meet my personal requirements. Writing vanilla CSS has a few challenges of its own, but to me dedicating some time for it is worth it, as it is a knowledge that stays. On the other hand, if you dedicate time learning a framework and then move to the next framework, the hours that you spend learning the old one seem like wasted time, as they are of no use anymore.

Some time ago I had written a post of my own explaining those views of mine in more detail, for anyone interested.