Collaborative Code Editor
This example shows how to build a collaborative text editor with Liveblocks, Yjs, CodeMirror, and Next.js.
Open the example above and share it on multiple windows or devices to try it live.
As users edit the code, changes will be automatically persisted and synced—allowing for collaborative code editing experience. Users will also be able to see who else is currently online and each others cursors.
Run the following command to try this example locally:
This will download the example and ask permission to open your browser, enabling you to automatically get your API key from your liveblocks.io account.
Alternatively, you can set up your project manually:
- Install all dependencies with
- Create an account on liveblocks.io
- Copy your public key from the dashboard
- Create an
.env.localfile and add your public key as the
npm run devand go to http://localhost:3000
To both deploy on Vercel, and run the example locally, use the following command:
This will download the example and ask permission to open your browser, enabling you to deploy to Vercel.