Changelog: V2 Editor Autosave!

Ali Spittel on February 28, 2019

Have you ever inadvertently hit the backspace button, moved to a new site, or refreshed accidentally when writing a DEV post? Because, I totally ... [Read Full]
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Hopefully this will ease folks' minds if they're writing in the browser.

If you are wondering about when this change will be available for v1, the most likely case is that we will add the ability to write both frontmatter and non-frontmatter posts in the v2 editor and sunset v1 as a separate chunk of code.

This is mostly an implementation detail, as there will still be two types of editors for all intents and purposes. And don't worry, the body of the post will always be expressed in markdown, because markdown is awesome.

 

That definitely makes most sense to me. I'd love to use v2, but I usually write frontmatter posts, so I've stuck with v1. I would hope that v2 would have that option.

 

I'm just going to refresh the page every 30 seconds as I'm typing, because yolo. Great work Ali! πŸ’ͺ

 
 
 

Hello, I am the guy who have written the post called "Improving the way of saving posts on Dev.to while writing" few days ago. And I want to say

Thank you

 
 
 
 
 

Very very cool! I love new features in web projects. They are well structured and makes sense, it's like, you always wonder in the end how we'd managed without it. :)

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