Form Based CSS Rule Generator In jQuery - Form to CSS

Form Based CSS Rule Generator In jQuery - Form to CSS
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Form to CSS is a jQuery based real-time CSS generator which dynamically generates CSS rules from the values your user typed in the form fields.

How to use it:

1. Load the required JavaScript libraries as displayed below in the document.

<script src="/path/to/jquery.min.js"></script>
<script src="/path/to/jquery.serializejson.min.js"></script>
<script src="/path/to/cssbeautify.js"></script>
<script src="/path/to/cssParser.min.js"></script>
<script src="/path/to/formtocss.js"></script>

2. Build the html for the CSS generator

<div class="container">
  <div class="row">
    <div id="targetDIV" class="col-sm-6">
      <h2>Form to CSS generator builder | jQuery</h2>
      <form class="form-horizontal formClass well well-small">
        <!--<form class="form-inline formClass"> -->
        <fieldset>
          
          <!-- Form Name --> 
          
          <!-- Text input-->
          <div class="form-group">
            <label class="col-md-4 control-label">Body Background: </label>
            <div class="col-md-8">
              <input type="text" id="bodycolor" name="body[background-color]" placeholder="placeholder" value="#feb" class="form-control input-md">
              <span class="help-block">name="body[background-color]"</span> </div>
          </div>
          
          <!-- Text input-->
          <div class="form-group">
            <label class="col-md-4 control-label">H2 Background Color:</label>
            <div class="col-md-8">
              <input type="text" class="form-control input-md" name="h2[background-color]:important" value="#fff" />
              <span class="help-block">name="h2[background-color]:important" value="#fff"</span> </div>
          </div>
          
          <!-- Text input-->
          <div class="form-group">
            <label class="col-md-4 control-label">Class .container font-size</label>
            <div class="col-md-8">
              <input type="number" class="form-control input-md" max="20" min="1" name=".help-block[font-size]:px" value="14" />
              <span class="help-block">name=".help-block[font-size]:px"</span> </div>
          </div>
          
          <!-- Text input-->
          <div class="form-group">
            <label class="col-md-4 control-label">Exclude this input: excluded:skip</label>
            <div class="col-md-8">
              <input type="text" class="form-control input-md" name="excluded:skip" value="Use :skip to not include this field in the result" />
              <span class="help-block">name="excluded:skip"</span> </div>
          </div>
          
          <!-- Select Basic -->
          <div class="form-group">
            <label class="col-md-4 control-label" for="selectbasic">Select Basic</label>
            <div class="col-md-8">
              <select class="form-control" id="selectbasic" name=".well[border-width]:pximportant">
                <option value="1">Border width Default 1px</option>
                <option value="3" selected>Border width 3px</option>
                <option value="5">Border width 5px</option>
              </select>
              <span class="help-block">name=".well[border-width]:pximportant"</span> </div>
          </div>
          
          <!-- Select Multiple -->
          <div class="form-group">
            <label class="col-md-4 control-label" for="selectmultiple">Select Multiple</label>
            <div class="col-md-8">
              <select class="form-control" id="selectmultiple" multiple="multiple" name=".well[border-style]">
                <option value="solid" selected>.well border-style solid</option>
                <option value="dashed">.well border-style dashed</option>
                <option value="dotted">.well border-style dotted</option>
              </select>
            </div>
          </div>
          
          <!-- Multiple Checkboxes (inline) -->
          <div class="form-group">
            <label class="col-md-4 control-label">Inline Checkboxes</label>
            <div class="col-md-8">
              <label class="checkbox-inline" for="checkboxes-0">
                <input type="checkbox" name=".well[margin-top]:em" id="checkboxes-0" value="1">
                margin-top </label>
              <label class="checkbox-inline" for="checkboxes-1">
                <input type="checkbox" name=".well[margin-bottom]:em" id="checkboxes-1" value="1">
                margin-bottom </label>
              <label class="checkbox-inline" for="checkboxes-2">
                <input type="checkbox" name=".well[margin-left]:em" id="checkboxes-2" value="1">
                margin-left </label>
              <label class="checkbox-inline" for="checkboxes-3">
                <input type="checkbox" name=".well[margin-right]:em" id="checkboxes-3" value="1">
                margin-right </label>
            </div>
          </div>
          
          <!-- Multiple Radios (inline) -->
          <div class="form-group">
            <label class="col-md-4 control-label">Inline Radios</label>
            <div class="col-md-8">
              <label class="radio-inline" for=".checkbox[display]-0">
                <input type="radio" name=".checkbox[display]" id=".checkbox[display]" value="block" checked="checked">
                block </label>
              <label class="radio-inline" for=".checkbox[display]-1">
                <input type="radio" name=".checkbox[display]" id=".checkbox[display]" value="inline-block">
                inline-block </label>
              <label class="radio-inline" for=".checkbox[display]-2">
                <input type="radio" name=".checkbox[display]" id=".checkbox[display]" value="none">
                none </label>
            </div>
          </div>
          
          <!-- Range slider input-->
          <div class="form-group">
            <label class="col-md-4 control-label">Range Slider Change buttons border Radius: </label>
            <div class="col-md-8">
              <input max="20" min="0" name=".btn.btn-primary|.well[border-radius]:px" step="1" type="range" value="5" />
              <span class="help-block">name=".btn.btn-primary|.well[border-radius]:px"</span> </div>
          </div>
          <hr />
          <!-- Button Submit test -->
          <div class="form-group">
            <div class="col-md-12">
              <div class="clearfix text-right">
                <button class="btn btn-info" id="resetform" type="button">Reset form</button>
                <button class="btn btn-primary" id="btnSerialize" type="button">serializeToJSON Form To CSS</button>
              </div>
            </div>
          </div>
        </fieldset>
      </form>
    </div>
    <div class="col-sm-6">
      <h2>CSS Result: Real time in <code>pre</code></h2>
      <pre></pre>
      <!-- Textarea -->
      <div class="form-group">
        <h2 class="col-md-12 control-label">CSS result in real time</h2>
        <div class="col-md-12">
          <textarea class="form-control" rows="10" id="result" name="textarea:skip">.anotherClass { top: 4em; border-radius: 5px; font-size: 5px; color: rgba(0,255,0,0.3) !important }</textarea>
        </div>
      </div>
    </div>
  </div>
</div>

3. Initialize the CSS generator.

$(".formClass").formtoCSS({
  beautify: true,
  prefix: true,
  target: '#targetDIV',
  targetShow: true,
  addcss: '#addcss', // add more css from #addcss hidden textarea
  output: 'pre,#result'
});

4. The jQuery script to do other things and tricks.

// Not required, trigger form on form parameter on page load
$(document).ready(function() {
  $(".formClass input:first").keyup();
});

/**** RESET FORM ****/

$("#resetform").on("click", function() {
  $(".formClass")[0].reset();
  $(".formClass input:first").keyup(); //keyup to trigger the change
  //OR input ID like: $("#bodycolor").keyup(); //keyup to trigger the change
})

// Trick: Trigger change on load or anytime value on .val ect with keyup():
//$("#bodycolor").val('#f43').keyup();
//$(".formClass input:first").keyup();

This awesome jQuery plugin is developed by onigetoc. For more Advanced Usages, please check the demo page or visit the official website.