Adam Wathan
+ Your AuthorsArchive @adamwathan Creator of @tailwindcss. Host of @fullstackradio. Listener of Slayer. Austin 3:16. Aug. 07, 2020 1 min read

I'm never going to actually do this because you would all lose your minds, but I kinda wish I could remove @​apply in Tailwind 2.0 😅

Use theme(), it's way simpler with way fewer quirks and gotchas.

If the extra typing bothers you, just stop extracting CSS classes altogether 👀

This is what I mean regarding the theme() function. You don't need @​apply to access your Tailwind design tokens.

Little bit more typing admittedly, but way fewer quirks.

One thing I'm learning from this thread is that a lot of people aren't actually familiar with the Tailwind config/theme object!

It's worth learning — it's foundational for customizing Tailwind with your own colors, fonts, etc.

 https://github.com/tailwindlabs/tailwindcss/blob/1791768a562172da04bacfedfe0d6a3001327756/stubs/defaultConfig.stub.js#L7-L653 

The official Tailwind IntelliSense plugin has great autocompletion for the theme() function which is super helpful:


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