Three Developer Articles that Interested Me This Week — 12/05/2022

Nick Hodges
1 min readDec 5, 2022


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Tailwind is a Leaky Abstraction

I tried Tailwind, and I was not too fond of it. I didn’t bother to figure out exactly why — it just seemed wrong to me. This article explains one of the reasons why I didn’t like it. Mostly I didn’t like the repetition needed and the lack of separation of concerns.

Docker Use Cases: 15 Most Common Ways to Use Docker

I confess I came a little late to the Docker game, so this article was intriguing because it helped me see that Docker was even more useful than I imagined. I mean, I kind of knew that, but it seems like the possibilities are endless.

What Is Loosely Coupled Architecture?

If you know me, I am all about loose coupling. I mean, I am serious about it. It’s the key to preventing spaghetti code and irreparable complexity. The trick to limiting complexity is to never build any one complex thing. That’s what this article is all about.