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Tailwind Weekly #37: First Tailwind UI update of the year!

Hello folks!

This week sure was busy for the Tailwind Labs team, we got the first Tailwind UI update of the year and Adam gave us a sneak peek for the next update, some complete landing pages are coming next week.

Plus I have something special for you in the resources section, I hope you all like it!

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🌟News

Adam announced they’re hiring another designer, if you’re not a designer be sure to spread the word!

We also got the first Tailwind UI update of the year, the team added:

📚Article of the week

How to Use Tailwind With Django

For the folks at python land, this is a great article on how to get started with Tailwind on Django, the post offers 3 options, including a manual install plus some notes on more complicated setups.

💅Showcase of the week

CEnterprise Kubernetes Platform & Cloud Native Management | D2iQ

This week’s showcase sure looks sharp! The small animations really make it come alive, it looks like they took great care on the animations’ timing, they all feel very smooth. To top it off they even have the old Stripe’s floating menu, which looks awesome.

For the curious, here’s D2iQ description:

D2iQ offers DevOps teams cloud-native application management software, services, and training, making day 2 operations more manageable than ever before.

🎁Resource of the week

Here's a bigger spacing scale for TailwindCSS

This week’s resource is a special one because it was made by me 🙂. I created an extended spacing scale for Tailwind, following Tailwind’s rule of 4 and it goes up to 200. You can drop it in the `extend` section of your config and you’ll have more available padding/margin/height/width/etc values. I hope you like it!

🗞Classifieds of the week

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