It's been a bit quiet on Tailwind land this week, nothing official to report yet but just wanted to remind you that V3.0 alpha 1 is out and you should go play it and report bugs! I think they'll be launching it as a finished product by end of next month, fingers crossed 🤞.
Also, see anything different? I moved the newsletter to Ghost! I was thinking about it for a while now and decided to migrate over the last week, we only have a few old posts up but we'll be migrating all older issues over the coming weeks. I'm pretty excited about it, Ghost is so easy to use!
Now that we're on a new platform we'll be experimenting a bit with layouts in future issues, stay tuned!
It was kind of a slow week but we still got some tidbits for you!
- Jonathan Reinink shared a great tip on how to add print styles to your site, pretty handy!
- I talked about Wicked Blocks a while back and found it pretty cool, now they just released a V2 which includes new component designs and Alpine.js support for some components, definitely check it out!
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I know I have talked a lot about CSS Custom Properties before and shared articles about it but it's just such a powerful feature that I can't help but emphasize it again and again. So this week's learning piece is another great primer on it, this time from the great Piccalilli, definitely a great read!
Cyral's marketing website is clean, sober, and kind of "enterprise" looking, all while also being friendly and very readable. I think they nailed it with their use of small "interaction" animations, especially the ones that activate when you scroll to a particular section, very nice looking!
I discovered this plugin just this week and it's pretty new but the concept is powerful! It basically a plugin that provides variants for various
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Imagine doing stuff like:
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Powerful stuff 🤯!
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