Building a block-based editor in Phoenix Live View

Nikola Begedin


The block-based, or possibly better known as Notion-style editor is currently one of the more popular approaches in building WYSWYG editors. It’s powerful, but also strictly structured, which makes it more predictable. This is an overview of what it takes to build something similar, in Phoenix Live View.

Talk objectives:

  • Provide an overview of how a block-style editor is structured, and what the problems and solutions are when it’s built in Phoenix Live View.

Target audience:

  • Anyone interested in Phoenix Live View, people who would like to build a blog site in Phoenix, people with some .js experience.