Welcome to #121.
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Today, we’ve got an ode to The Ying Yang Twins, Microsoft Execs finally discovering real art™️, and more CSS knowledge than you’ll get from a coding bootcamp. Let’s ride.
The Main Thing
A new way to fix old problems
It’s messy, unpredictable, and a little rough around the edges — but d*mn it’s beautiful. No, we’re not talking about your ex (or an unfaithful Proactiv spokesman), we’re talking about CSS.
Because even with all of its red flags, there are still some developers who bring that “I can fix him” energy towards CSS. The latest challenger is our friend Nate Moore (hey Nate 👋), who just released a new library called Token CSS.
Token CSS bills itself as “Tailwind but for CSS” — which I think is supposed to mean that it gives you the consistency and structure of Tailwind, but with the flexibility of writing your own CSS selectors.
Here are some of the main features:
If you think Token is your flavor, it’s worth noting that it’s still a work in progress, and that “bugs, missing features, and breaking changes are expected.” But we all know the drill (gonna put this baddie into production tomorrow).
Bottom Line: I don’t mind spending every day, out in the corner in the pouring rain. Looking for a framework that’ll make me smile. Make my cascading sheets a little easier to style. ❤️🔥
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