Components are how something DOES work, inclusive of tradeoffs and constraints realized through a build process. Patterns describe how something SHOULD work under preferred conditions and suggestions of how to cope with tradeoffs.
It was a simpler time, when all you had to worry about was drawing shapes and keeping your incontinence in check.
Some of the most important life advice I’ve ever received is that changing people is futile. Instead, we should inspire others to follow our lead. So let’s start with ourselves.