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I made PocketBook.cc 🌻 a Google Keep alternative that lets you create notebooks and manage important notesπŸ“πŸ¦„

saurabhdaware profile image Saurabh Daware 🌻 ・2 min read

Note: I've moved the domain from .ml to .cc

A lot of times I have to note down something important. Sometimes it could be an important point of tech or I might have to write down my feelings and Notebook, Pen are not always accessible.

With PocketBook.cc, I wanted to create a place where you can write down anything you want! It could be your secret or an important point or your todo list.

PocketBook stores data in browser storage(IndexedDB) by default so that you can write down your deepest secrets without letting any company read your data.

Demo

[A 37-second youtube video of pocketbook.cc demo]

Key Features

  • Stores data in browser storage by default thus keeping your data private.
  • Works offline.
  • You can use it without a login/registration.
  • Downloadable (Go to more options on the main page and click download button(I've only tested in Chrome yet))
  • You can choose to make your notebook remotely accessible which puts notebook content in cloud storage and thus you can edit its content from other devices as well.

So what do you guys think about this project? Do let me know in the comments below!

Thank you so much for reading this🌻

For more information on how I store the data, check out https://pocketbook.cc/info

PocketBook Link: https://pocketbook.cc


Edit2: I've moved the website from pocketbook.ml to pocketbook.cc (Some countries and browser were not supporting the domain), Since the indexeddb data is domain-specific, the notebooks you made on pocketbook.ml will not be accessible from .cc. For the users who have data on .ml domain will get an option to move data on the main page of .ml website

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Palash Bauri πŸ‘»

Looks pretty cool 😊 β™₯️.

But one little suggestion , Don't use .ml (and/or any free domains from freenom). Facebook and some other few other social platforms nowadays don't allow sharing those links with free domains.
It's okay if you're using them for any hobby projects but not for serious projects..

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Saurabh Daware 🌻 Author

Thank you so much and yes I'm definitely trying to move from this domain and even the hosting. Apparently the major domains are taken so I'll have to contact them first.

Though I shared the link on facebook and it did allow me.

Thank you for trying it out and your suggestion πŸ¦„

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Palash Bauri πŸ‘»

Yes they would technically allow but not any social graphs. Just a dead looking link.
But it's always good idea to use domains with good reputation.

You can always register a short domain and use subdomains for your project.

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Saurabh Daware 🌻 Author

Changed the domain to pocketbook.cc πŸŽ‰

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Palash Bauri πŸ‘»

Awesome 😎

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Richard Schloss

That's [f*in] Awesome! Better than Google Keep!

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Saurabh Daware 🌻 Author

Thank you so much Richard :D

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Kenny Whyte • Edited

I tried to view the website, but it doesn't seem to be working.

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Saurabh Daware 🌻 Author

Hi, I changed the domain to pocketbook.cc. I guess it will work now :D

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Saurabh Daware 🌻 Author

Hi, can you tell me which browser and which operating system you're using.

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Kenny Whyte

Browser: Chrome
OS: macOS Catalina

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Saurabh Daware 🌻 Author

Hi, I just figured out that the site is getting blocked due to the domain from some places. I've bought a new domain and as soon as it gets connected I will let you know. Thank You for informing🌻

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Fulton Browne

Is there an API or something similar?

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Saurabh Daware 🌻 Author

API for fetching the notebook contents? I didn't exactly get your question.

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Rolln

Freakin Awesome! I tried it and bookmarked it!

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Saurabh Daware 🌻 Author

Thank you so much! that means a lot :D

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Nir Lanka ニル

This is a pretty cool app. I'm amazed how good it looks and how well it works. Would love to contribute if your choose to open source it.

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Tanmay Naik

Neat! React?

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KP

Impressive. Is this open source?

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Saurabh Daware 🌻 Author

Thank you and No it's not open source

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Paul Bricout

Ah man, I thought of doing something like that two months ago, glad to see that you were less lazy than me, it looks cool!

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Saurabh Daware 🌻 Author

haha I was procrastinating too but then I really needed something like this so I had to make it πŸ˜‚

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