Using Dabblet for HTML and CSS demos

Hey there, everyone! We get quite a few code samples posted here and in the process of debugging some of them, I've started using Dabblet, which provides real-time previews as you make adjustments to your HTML and CSS code. Unlike JSFiddle (and others), Dabblet focuses on HTML and CSS only - which makes it ideal for HTML email work. It also hooks into Gist, so you can save and share your work easily.

Anyway, I thought I'd let you know about it here, as it may really help you with sharing HTML email code. If you regularly post code samples here, you may also consider using it too instead of pasting your code into the comments - this means that everyone will be able to preview and make tweaks, without having to copy-paste samples into their email editor.

That said, if you have a favourite service for HTML/CSS demos, let us know about it here! I'd be curious to see what you use :)

Redferret, 4 years ago

I've tried JSfiddle and CodePen, my biggest issue is that 1, I don't want to share my work publicly and 2 I want to extract the HTML, can this be done with dabble?

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Graycode, 4 years ago

Very useful, thank you! Dabblet is pretty good so far :)

roshodgekiss roshodgekiss, 4 years ago

Hi there Redferret, from my knowledge, the code is only accessible to people who have the URL to either the Dabblet project, or Gist on GitHub. You can set the privacy of a Gist, but I don't think there are expanded privacy options for Dabblet, I'm sorry to say.

The code can be copied/exported from the Gist, no worries :)

Thanks, Graycode - glad you like it :D

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