Tailwind Weekly #67: v3 is out baby 🚀
FINALLY, v3 of TailwindCSS was just released a few days ago, and it's AMAZING! We got so much new stuff it feels like an early Christmas present 🎅.
Even better, the Tailwind Playground was updated as well so you can start tinkering with it without leaving your browser, how cool is that 😃!
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v3 HAS LANDED! We got a cool trailer (see video above), a summary blog post with all the important bits, a "What's new" video with Simon showing all the cool new stuff, and brand-new docs with the easiest upgrade guide ever.
Honestly, I think this has been the best release ever, with almost no breaking changes and so much new stuff its mind-blowing 🤯. I'm reading the entire docs all over again this weekend and it feels like TailwindCSS has come such a long way 😊.
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A user’s guide to CSS variables
With the new v3 update we can now update CSS variables right there on our classes so what better than a great article on the topic to refresh your memory! This one is very comprehensive and even has code examples, definitely a great read.
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These days with performance and page speed being such an important topic, I think squeezing every bit of speed you can from your site is a must-do, this includes self-hosting your own fonts (if possible). Luckily if you use google fonts, this week's handy resource helps you download any google font you want and also download only the weights you're using for maximum optimization.
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