Tailwind Weekly #125: Learn 10 actually useful Tailwind CSS tips!

Hello folks!

It's been a slow week on the Tailwind CSS ecosystem so no major news this time but I did want to mention that the Tailwind Labs team seems hard at work developing Catalyst components. You can see their work on buttons and form components here.

Also, Adam will be speaking at RailsWorld, can't wait to watch that talk!

Now onto our usual content πŸ˜‰.

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πŸ“š Learning

10 Tailwind Tricks You NEED To Know!

I found this video on my Youtube feed recently and I was pleasantly surprised when I learned something from one of the tips. Tailwind CSS has so many features that it's easy to forget some of them but this one min-[400px]:class was incredible to see in action! Be sure to check out the video for the other tips, they're very good.

Randomness in CSS

Randomness in CSS is a tricky business and developers usually resort to JS to fill that gap. Well, this piece teaches you mentions a way around this, and explains how to use it. Β Definitely a niche issue but a great read nonetheless.

Baseline: A NEW Way To Think About Browser Support

Ever heard of Baseline? It's a new initiative from Google that helps web developers know which features are safe to use for production depending on what browser versions they want to support. The video explains it way better than I can and I think it can be a great concept to mention to clients when talking about cross-browser support.

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🎁 Resource


If you want to use Tailwind CSS in React Native then you'll love NativeWind. In their own words:

NativeWind uses Tailwind CSS as scripting language to create a universal style system for React Native.

The library seems to have almost all of Tailwind CSS features and you can even set styles for each individual platform. Overall a cool library to keep an eye on.

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