NOTE: This is issue #047 of my newsletter, which went live on Monday, December 13th. If you find this information useful and interesting and you want to receive future issues as they are published, ahead of everyone else, I invite you to join the subscriber list at frontendnexus.com.
Chrome has launched the UI fund, designed to provide grants for people who work on design tools, CSS, and HTML. Netlify wants you to revive your dusty domains and generate money for charity. Safari Technology Preview 136 is out, bringing for the CSS
contain: paint and
flex-basis: content properties. And the highlight of the updates section is Tailwind CSS v3.0.
Announcing the UI fund from Chrome
Chrome has launched the UI fund, designed to provide grants for people who work on design tools, CSS, and HTML. This includes writing specifications, accessibility work, and research, polyfills, tools, demos, or solving problems in key areas (scrolling, form elements, etc.).
Do you have domains gathering dust that you bought but never used? This December, you can give them life and help generate money for charity.
All you have to do is build a website, deploy it with Netlify before the end of the year, and Netlify and their partners will donate $450 to tech charity.
There's a new Safari Technology Preview out. This update brings support for the CSS
contain: paint and
flex-basis: content properties and many fixes and improvements.
Software updates and releases
- CSSO 5.0.0 - CSS minifier with structural optimizations
- Dart Sass 1.45.0 - the reference implementation of Sass, written in Dart
- eslint-plugin-vue v8.2.0 - official ESLint plugin for Vue.js
- Mongoose 6.1.0 - MongoDB object modeling designed to work in an asynchronous environment
- OpenLayers v6.9.0 - a high-performance, feature-packed library for all your mapping needs
- Prettier 2.5.1 - an opinionated code formatter
- Tailwind CSS v3.0 - a utility-first CSS framework for rapid UI development
Wrapping things up
This is the last issue of 2021. I'm taking a break to spend the holidays with my family. I will be back with more Front End News in January. Meanwhile, don't forget to check your favorite Advent Calendars for more awesome content. And if you haven't picked one, I put together a great roundup for you:
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Have a great and productive holiday season, keep yourselves safe, spend as much time as possible with your loved ones, and I will see you again next year!
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