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In this post we'll learn to create an awesome, tweet-worthy Online Collaborative Text Editor. You can now collaborate realtime with your friends on an editor created by you! This article is for all those ninjas out there who love building their own components.
You will get a step by step guidance on building a collaborative text editor, so the next time you make a trip with your friends, or take notes in a class or want to jot down your awesome ideas collectively you can do all of that in your own shiny doc! This is a glimpse of what we will be building by the end of this post: Try the Online Collaborative Text Editor for yourself.
Open this link, and share with your friends and Whoaaaaa! Let's add the skeleton Create a super simple index.
Every new document will be a new channel for us. Channel is represented by a string, in our case it'll be the unique Id we generated above. Read more about the awesome channels here.
Note that Client Events have a number of restrictions that are important to know about while creating your awesome app. Read about them here. With these two lines, we've set our app listening to any change made on the doc by any user!
All of this is wrapped in a Promise as you can only trigger changes to the channel when you've successfully subscribed to the channel itself!
To use private channels, you must be authenticated. Pusher makes writing an auth server easy. I used their Node. With that, we have our first version of Online Collaborative Text Editor ready!
P This demo app doesn't account for cases like concurrent edits at the same place in the document. For a production-like app you'd want to use Operational Transformation to solve the problem. We can use Pusher's Presence channels which can even give information about the identity of the users who are editing your app!
Next Steps Add support for code highlighting for your choice of language and you've a collaborative code editor ready, which you can use to solve a fun puzzle or for a remote interview!Before we can start programming text editor itself we need to decide on a data structure that will hold text document.
Ask Question. What could I change timberdesignmag.com to in order to make the text appear? ~EDIT~ Thank you, Vince. I suppose some of you did not exactly understand what I was asking.
I shared my reason for my ignorance. How much troubles you got with it ;)?
It is purposed to write document . Whenever you have a selection in a text editor it has an active side (edge) that will be moving when you move your cursor while holding down shift key and an opposite stationary side — this what the activeEndSide property is for.
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