Tailwind Weekly #131: create Tailwind CSS code with AI šŸ¤Æ

Hello folks!

No official news this week folks but we got a pretty big community announcement: Vercel's new tool v0 lets you craft React UI components with Tailwind CSS, all powered by AI šŸ¤–! Check the news section for more info.

Now onto our usual content šŸ˜‰.

šŸŒŸ News

Vercel recently introduced a new tool called v0 that allows you to generate custom React UI components by using Tailwind CSS and shadcn UI. The demo is just mind-blowing šŸ¤Æ. You just give it a prompt and the trained AI goes to work!

Of course, it won't be replacing devs anytime soon but this can definitely help increase development speed by using it as a base or even for inspiration šŸ§‘šŸ»ā€šŸŽØ.

The future of Tailwind CSS sure looks bright šŸ¤©. Ā 

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šŸ“š Learning

CSS "display" is a multi-keyword property?!?

Did you know that the display property has evolved into a multi-keyword property? The video provides a clear breakdown of how this works, the significance of the Block Formatting Context (BFC), and introduces the newer "Flow" and "Flow-Root" display values.

All about accessible headings

This short piece emphasizes the importance of using headings correctly, not just for visual styling but for true content hierarchy, and offers insights on best practices like having a single unique Ā <h1> per page, etc.

Four new CSS features for smooth entry and exit animations

Chrome recently introduced 4 new CSS features that allow for improved entry and exit animations, especially for elements like dialogs and popovers. These features include animating display and content-visibility on keyframes, a new transitionbehavior property, the startingstyle rule for entry animations, and the overlay property for top-layer behavior during animations. Read the article for more info!

šŸ’… Showcase

The Verve

The Verge recently redesigned their site and decided to use Tailwind CSS for their styling and let me tell you, it looks awesome! It's so different from your usual Tailwind site since they use their own unique color palette and custom fonts. It serves to show that you can make any kind of site with Tailwind.

šŸŽ Resource

Tailwind Animations Examples

This week, I stumbled upon a fantastic resource: a GitHub repository that showcases various animations implemented using Tailwind CSS. The best part? It's not just a component library, you can directly copy and paste the animation code and use it right away.

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