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You may have read an article I published late last year titled “Nx, React & Tailwind made Simple”. At the time I wrote that, Tailwind 2.0 was just getting released and there were some sharp edges with postcss compatibility— which is why I wrote the thing. Well, its about three months later and the good news is that we can simplify our integration of Tailwind in Nx for react applications. That is what this article is about. It’s a lighter, simpler and cleaner way to do the same thing.

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Every framework and library seems to have its own SDL format for data models. This leads to model definition duplication at best and complete and utter chaos at worst.

In this ongoing series of things I do with my projects to make them work, I thought it might be good to talk about setting up deployments. After all, you spend all this time building an app — knowing how to package it up and run it can be useful too.

Data makes the world go around so they say. In this article I detail how I use Prisma with Nx to maintain my data models. It is an approach that keeps the model isolated from the underlying “implementation details” and keeps me sane when things in the model need to change.

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UPDATE (Feb.17.2021): New, simpler approach is available — see

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Docker is an excellent tool for packaging and shipping software. I won’t spend time championing the virtues of containerization as it has been covered by many others who are better wordsmiths than me.

This article will show you how to setup your OSX Catalina host (or any other *nix type system) machine to take advantage of Docker when using GCloud SDK. You should be able to adapt this approach for many other similar tools and utilities with minor modification. For context, I went down this path because my personal development machine had a lot of issues running GCloud SDK out…

After 6 years I have decided to make a change. I have resigned from Google and this Friday is my last day. Next Monday, I’m starting a new gig at Credit Karma (, a fintech company. I’ll be using my experience, gained in Developer Relations to develop a DevRel org within Credit Karma.

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Kristan 'Krispy' Uccello

Sr.SWE-II @ Credit Karma — ex-Googler

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