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September 4, 2020

Creating a Slider with Tailwind CSS

Written by Tony Lea - 3 minute read

Creating a slider with Tailwind and a little bit of javascript is actually very simple and that's what we'll be cover in this tutorial. First, we'll create the HTML and CSS for our slider, and then we will add the slider functionality with a little b...

September 3, 2020

Animating Tailwind Transitions on Page Load

Written by Tony Lea - 2 minute read

Tailwind transitions classes gives you the ability to animate elements with very little effort. The only problem is that you can't implement animations using the transition classes alone. In this tutorial, you will learn how we can solve this with so...

September 2, 2020

Accessing Data Variables from AlpineJS

Written by Tony Lea - 2 minute read

I've been becoming a huge fan of AlpineJS lately. Mostly because of how seamless it works with Livewire, but also because it's lightweight and easy to work with. While working on a project using Alpine I needed a way to change a variable from outside...

August 21, 2020

Tailwind 1.7 Release

Written by Tony Lea - 1 minute read

Tailwind 1.7 has been released with some really cool new features. Here are some of the cool things you should probably know about the latest version. Gradients I love a good gradient, and now inside of Tailwind 1.7 you can easily add some badass gra...

August 20, 2020

9 Reasons to Create a Developer Blog

Written by Tony Lea - 3 minute read

There are so many great reasons to create a developer blog. If you're a developer and you do not have your own blog, you should be sure to check out the DevDojo Blogging Platform. In this article, I'll let you in on the top 9 reasons you'll want to c...

August 14, 2020

Creating a Progress Bar with Tailwind

Written by Tony Lea - 3 minute read

TailwindCSS is the bees knees and creating simple elements with Tailwind is really easy. In this quick tutorial, I want to show you how to create a quick progress bar like the following: Adding TailwindCSS Let's start things off with adding the CDN ...

August 14, 2020

Creating a Developer Blog

Written by Tony Lea - 2 minute read

Nowadays, creating a blog is easy. But, with all the different options available, you might go crazy by just doing the research. Should you choose WordPress and tweak the theme to get it the way you like, or a static site generator with no admin inte...

August 4, 2020

TailwindCSS Animations

Written by Tony Lea - 1 minute read

Tailwind CSS version 1.6 was released last week. This new version does not introduce any new breaking changes, and it gives us some awesome animation utility classes. Animation Classes There are four default animations with the ability to create more...

July 25, 2020

Cloudflare TV

Written by Tony Lea - 1 minute read

Have you ever wished there was a TV station where people talk about geeky stuff relating to tech, web, and engineering? If so, you're in luck because our friends over at Cloudflare have released a new web-based Live TV show, called Cloudflare TV. Th...

July 24, 2020

Create a Simple TailwindCSS Plugin

Written by Tony Lea - 3 minute read

The TailwindCSS library is amazing. We can create some beautiful user interfaces with their utility and component classes. But, what happens when you need to build some custom solutions? Well then, a TailwindCSS plugin is what you'll need to create. ...

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