Lots of things coming up for Tailwind UI 🤩 and the next few weeks look bright for the UI framework 💫.
Also, v4 might be coming this year! Adam shared a sneak peek of how config would look like in his ideal world. Check out the News section for more info!
Now onto our usual content 😉.
Tailwind UI has been on 🔥 for the last few weeks, we got another release, and this time we got new feature sections.
Also, we got some sneak peeks on Twitter at upcoming stuff from the Tailwind Labs team.
First, we're getting new pricing sections for Tailwind UI and they look amazing!
Second, Adam showed us what the future of Tailwind CSS will look like for v4:
tailwind.config.js if you don't want to and going all in on CSS custom properties baby 😎.
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I have been a developer for close to a decade now and SVG was largely a mystery to me still, until I read this article.
While the article explains the most common pitfalls to dealing with SVG, they also say why they are an issue by explaining some of the core SVG functionality, like the viewBox property, width and height attributes, and even namespaces. Overall I learned quite a bit from it!
If you're working on a project that has a lot of animated images and can't figure out how to decrease the gif files further, then this article will save you! It goes very in-depth into what you have available right now, like animated WEBP and AVIFs and even just plain old video tags with a twist!
While there are CSS ways to break a long word, sometimes the HTML methods are easier. The piece is short and to the point and it offers a tidbit that might be very useful in the future!
I had this website on my backlog for so long that they have had a few design iterations and the latest one is just beautiful! I think this is one of the best uses of text gradients (both linear and radial) I have seen in a while. And better yet, it's all made with Tailwind!
Twind has been on my radar for a while and I saw they reached a stable release at the end of last year so I wanted to share it with you.
Quoting their docs:
Twind is a small compiler (~13kB) that converts Tailwind utility classes into CSS at runtime. The goal of this project is to unify the flexibility of CSS-in-JS with the carefully considered constraints of the Tailwind API.
I particularly like the "no build step" feature and I urge you to take a look at the project, even if its to learn something new 🙂
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