The Tailwind Labs team was pretty active on Twitter this week sharing cool stuff. Here's one stat that will 🤯 your mind: The
prettier-plugin-tailwindcss is installed almost 1 million times per week these days!
Now onto our usual content 😉.
We got a lot of news from the Tailwind Labs team on twitter this past week! Here's the rundown:
- All the Tailwind UI templates were updated to use the new Next.js App Router feature 🤓️.
- Coming soon, all Tailwind UI templates will have a Typescript version 🙌🏻.
- We got a new version of the Tailwind CSS Prettier plugin which improves support for Prettier v3 by fixing compatibility with a bunch of other common third-party Prettier plugins 🎨.
- Believe it or not the
prettier-plugin-tailwindcssplugin is the most popular Prettier plugin there is 🤯
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Now that CSS nesting has a lot of browser support more and more people are using it but many do not know that there are key differences from the Sass implementation. This video from Kevin Powell explains exactly that in a concise way with great examples.
I feel typography stuff is kind of like its own world in web design and a lot of that niche knowledge leaks into frontend development work, like the typography hierarchy concept example. This article has no code examples but it's an amazing resource to learn about why hierarchies exist in typography and why it's widely used even in Tailwind CSS.
I don't usually tend to share tips in tweet form bu this one is so good I had to do it. It turns out the formula for awesome nested rounded corners is very simple math!
Resend is another developer-focused product and its landing page looks like something the Tailwind Labs team would design, yes it's that good. I find the truly dark theme very elegant and the shadow effects look stunning!
Tailwind CSS list of classes is almost 1:1 with CSS properties, but for some very niche stuff, you can either write your own custom CSS or depend on plugins. This is the case for 3D transforms in Tailwind and luckily for us, this plugin fills exactly that gap. One thing I really liked its its exhaustive documentation, not many plugins have that to its highly appreciated!
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