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Rivet 2.0.0-beta.2 release

The latest Rivet 2 beta release introduces the link hub component, adds new utility classes, and refactors component JavaScript.

Scott Anthony Murray

Feb 09, 2022

This week, we published the second beta release of Rivet 2 to GitHub. This release introduces the link hub component, adds new utility classes, and refactors component JavaScript.

See the complete Rivet 2 changelog

This releases introduces the new link hub component, which allows you to show a list of links with optional descriptions.

Link hubs are often used on website home pages, section index pages, and landing pages to guide the user toward resources related to a single topic. The link hub has both single-column and grid variants.

New utility classes #

This release adds the .rvt-width-3-xl and .rvt-width-4-xl width utility classes.

These new CSS classes bring the width utilities in line with the sizes offered by the spacing utilities.

This release also adds the .rvt-text-medium font weight utility class.

Component JavaScript refactor #

The JavaScript code powering many of Rivet’s components has been rewritten.

While this does not affect the functionality of components, it provides some much-needed improvement to the maintainability of the code for the Rivet team.

Learn more about Rivet 2 #

You can learn more about the next version of Indiana University’s design system by visiting v2.rivet.iu.edu.

Leaving feedback #

The new version of Rivet is still in development and we welcome your suggestions during this process.

To leave feedback on the beta, post a comment to our GitHub Discussions thread, file a bug report, or send a message to rivet@iu.edu.

Get updates about Rivet 2 #

To receive updates about Rivet 2’s development, join the Rivet mailing list.