Assignments: Get up and running with Node.js on Digital Ocean and the example Chat Application. Try to extend it a bit, make it better, more fun.
I had just too many crazy ideas for this homework… Eventually, I ended up trying to understand each line of my code? Did i succeed? – No. Did I improve? – Yes.
Here are a few goals I managed to achieve:
changing the background color each time someone sends a post.
- adding a footer
- adding a username
- adding a transparent box around text
I also managed to randomly change colors of text input and its position, but the visual effect wasn’t satisfying, so I quit the idea…
I tried to spread the text and locate each quote in a different part of the screen but kept moving the whole div instead… same with text colors.
Finally, I achieved a pretty neat effect: