Tailwind Weekly #52: now you can use JIT mode with the CDN + new video!
This week we have a new video, this time about animations in Vue with Headless UI.
We also got an awesome article from Sara Dayan. It outlines the best defense I have ever seen against calling TailwindCSS just inline styles. Definitely a good read.
Plus, of course, the usual 😉.
We got a couple of important pieces this week.
- Adam mentioned on Twitter that v2.2 is coming and it’s looking pretty awesome. You can check out the unreleased stuff so far, here.
- The people behind Windy and Tint just came up with another cool thing, now you can use the JIT mode with the CDN. You can even add config to it, it’s 🤯.
- New video! Orchestrating Nested Transitions in Vue.js with Headless UI and Tailwind CSS
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No, Utility Classes Aren't the Same As Inline Styles
If you have been on Twitter lately you probably saw all the drama related to TailwindCSS in the past few weeks. This article addresses some of the biggest criticisms towards tailwind that were the focus of the drama and it does it VERY well. This has become my go-to article whenever I hear the classic “but tailwind is just like inline styles” line.
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Hypercolor - Tailwind CSS Gradient Palette
Ever since we got gradients in Tailwind I have been playing around with them but I must admit that I sometimes lack creativity and I’m sure you face this too. So many pretty colors but which combination would look good? This site addresses exactly that!
Hypercolor is a curated collection of beautiful premade gradients using default colors from the Tailwind CSS color palette. Definitely check it out!
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