I wanted to build a 'Jargon buster' style app.
It is easy to build in something like excel, but I'd like something that looks more professional.
It would be two / three columns. First column would be an acronym, with the second column a description. The third column would be for any other notes.
Any tips / ideas on the best way to approach this?
At present I was thinking of building a google sheet with the data. Then calling this via AJAX at the start and putting into an array / CSV. it is then working out the best way to display the data neatly and if there is a method to be able to include a textbox so the user can start typing letters and it filter the results by this. (Imagine how a filtered list in excel works)
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For accessing data from google spreadsheet see this tutorial:
Here is a demo on how to make a searchable list:
Thanks, this is what I am after. I have the google sheets bit working from the past. The searchable list is great.
It is a shame that running on a mobile dose not work very well. (I've changed from dropdown to a full list, but on a mobile it doesn't show a list)
I can probably make use of the logic though for a different way