Tailwind Weekly 75: learn more about aspect ratio and creating emails with Tailwind CSS!
No big news this week, but I wanted to resurface a few topics which I think are pretty cool, things like having a native
aspect-ratio CSS property and being able to code emails with Tailwind CSS 😄. Both were impossible years ago and now are a reality, which is so awesome 🚀
Now, on to the usual 😉
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Aspect Ratio is Great
I know, I know, yet another aspect ratio article 😅. I have a personal strategy that when I want to learn a topic thoroughly, I read multiple articles/videos about it, and it works! So I'm doing that with you guys this week. I liked this particular one because it explains the "hack" we all had to do before getting the glorious aspect-ratio property.
This week's showcase is another great example of how to use Tailwind UI as a base for your marketing site and still make it look unique and on-brand. I love the use of custom icons, vibrant gradients (I love those blues!), and cool screenshots; I think they really make the page stand out.
Maizzle - Framework for Rapid Email Prototyping
Maizzle not only lets you code emails using Tailwind CSS, but it also has a lot of features that enhance the DX when working with emails (which, if you have done it in the past, know how dreadful it can be 🤦♀️).
I talked about Maizzle ages ago, but I wanted to mention it again because it has matured A LOT. The docs are great, and even some templates you can use to get started.
If you work with emails a lot, then definitely check it out!
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