Issue #183: Figma for Tailwind – meet UI Devtools 🔥
Figma for Tailwind – meet UI Devtools 🔥
What’s cool this week?
It’s not a design tool, but a ‘developer tool for design tasks’. The highlight of this week comes from Sid, a developer at Codesandbox. He’s created what’s been coined “Figma for Tailwind” 🔥. Even if you don’t use Figma or Tailwind, it’s worth checking out UI Devtools.
Not only is it a really cool concept for visual coding, but also a great example of how to fund an open-source project through a model that Sid calls ‘Sponsorware’.
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