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I am Schulz

I don't particularly like Tailwind. I find it very clumsy to work with. Making animations feels like a hack. It's hard to work with the cascade and to let elements flow with one another.
We used it in a previous job on a very large website. Having the CSSOM practically duplicated in HTML was a pain in the ass. It bloated up document sizes tremendously.
We stuck with it to give our designers the option to click together components in Figma.

I find the comparison between Tailwind and Bootstrap a bit odd. Those two are trying to solve different problems. Tailwind is a way to write CSS, while Bootstrap is a component library. Not that I like Bootstrap, but I find the way it writes its classes way more straightforward.