TikTok Tutorial - How to create a Note App in CSS and JavaScript

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HTML Code

Use this code to start your note app!

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">

<head>

  <meta charset="UTF-8" />
  <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" />

  <link rel="stylesheet" href="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/font-awesome/5.14.0/css/all.min.css" integrity="sha512-1PKOgIY59xJ8Co8+NE6FZ+LOAZKjy+KY8iq0G4B3CyeY6wYHN3yt9PW0XpSriVlkMXe40PTKnXrLnZ9+fkDaog==" crossorigin="anonymous" />

  <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css" />

  <title>Notes App</title>

</head>

<body>

  <button class="add" id="add">

    <i class="fas fa-plus"></i> Add note

  </button>

  <script src="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/marked/1.2.2/marked.min.js"></script>

  <script src="script.js"></script>

</body>

</html>

CSS Code

Continue with the CSS code and add life to your Note App!

 @import url('https://fonts.googleapis.com/css2?family=Poppins:[email protected];400&display=swap');
* {
box-sizing: border-box;
outline: none;
}
body {
background-color: #bde0fe;
font-family: 'Poppins', sans-serif;
display: flex;
flex-wrap: wrap;
margin: 0;
padding-top: 3rem;
}
.add {
position: fixed;
top: 1rem;
right: 1rem;
background-color: #8093f1;
color: #fff;
border: none;
border-radius: 3px;
padding: 0.5rem 1rem;
cursor: pointer;
}
.add:active {
transform: scale(0.98);
}
.note {
background-color: #fff;
box-shadow: 0 0 10px 4px rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.1);
margin: 30px 20px;
height: 400px;
width: 400px;
overflow-y: scroll;
}
.note .tools {
background-color: #ba93ff;
display: flex;
justify-content: flex-end;
padding: 0.5rem;
}
.note .tools button {
background-color: transparent;
border: none;
color: #fff;
cursor: pointer;
font-size: 1rem;
margin-left: 0.5rem;
}
.note textarea {
outline: none;
font-family: inherit;
font-size: 1.2rem;
border: none;
height: 400px;
width: 100%;
padding: 20px;
}
.main {
padding: 20px;
}
.hidden {
display: none;
}

Javascript Code

Add the JS code and Voila!

const addBtn = document.getElementById('add')  
 const notes = JSON.parse(localStorage.getItem('notes'))  
 if(notes) {  
   notes.forEach(note => addNewNote(note))  
 }  
 addBtn.addEventListener('click', () => addNewNote())  
 function addNewNote(text = '') {  
   const note = document.createElement('div')  
   note.classList.add('note')  
   note.innerHTML = `  
   <div class="tools">  
     <button class="edit"><i class="fas fa-edit"></i></button>  
     <button class="delete"><i class="fas fa-trash-alt"></i></button>  
   </div>  
   <div class="main ${text ? "" : "hidden"}"></div>  
   <textarea class="${text ? "hidden" : ""}"></textarea>  
   `  
   const editBtn = note.querySelector('.edit')  
   const deleteBtn = note.querySelector('.delete')  
   const main = note.querySelector('.main')  
   const textArea = note.querySelector('textarea')  
   textArea.value = text  
   main.innerHTML = marked(text)  
   deleteBtn.addEventListener('click', () => {  
     note.remove()  
     updateLS()  
   })  
   editBtn.addEventListener('click', () => {  
     main.classList.toggle('hidden')  
     textArea.classList.toggle('hidden')  
   })  
   textArea.addEventListener('input', (e) => {  
     const { value } = e.target  
     main.innerHTML = marked(value)  
     updateLS()  
   })  
   document.body.appendChild(note)  
 }  
 function updateLS() {  
   const notesText = document.querySelectorAll('textarea')  
   const notes = []  
   notesText.forEach(note => notes.push(note.value))  
   localStorage.setItem('notes', JSON.stringify(notes))  
 }  

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