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How to create a live countdown clock?

Thomas Van Holder asked in General

Hi all,

We're creating an online auction which has a countdown clock on the show page of a listing.
The timer counts down every second, just like this example: https://countingdownto.com/
I've been looking at Stimulus Reflex, classic JS and action cable.
What's the best way to build this with rails?

Thanks for your feedback.

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Hi Thomas,

I'm looking to do the same, did you find a solution?

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Hi Samuel,

I've ended up using vanilla JS. However, you could do the same with Stimulus, that's what I would do when rebuilding it.

Here's roughly the outline of the code that was used.
https://gist.github.com/thomasvanholder/1778df30141e4c47362102518930c043

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