Is there an open-source note-taking app that is web-based and can be embedded and offered to users of an existing webapp?

Both Athens Research and LogSeq have turned into desktop apps with the cloud storage option limited to their "Pro" editions.

@liaizon I already integrated TiddlyWiki but hooking it up to my own SQL database isn't easy. So the users need to get a GitHub a/c whose API keeps getting throttled which isn't great UX.

@nilesh what about just hooking it to your own install of gitlab or gitea

@nilesh Not sure what you mean by "can be embedded and offered to users of an existing webapp", but can be synced with your file syncing tool of choice, self hosted or not.

@mikael I have a webapp and I want to give my users a web-based note-taking tool without any additional authentication or installation. Their notes should get saved in my webapp's server-side database so that users don't have to depend on third-party services like GitHub or Google Drive, while they keep the ability to access their notes from multiple devices.

@nilesh I see, then I'm afraid I don't have much to bring to the discussion.

@nilesh @mikael Depending on how you want to do it, etherpad could work quite well for this case:

@nilesh standard notes is open source and has a web extension. Not sure if it can be embedded, web development is very foreign to me.

@nilesh Hm...maybe this is too much, but StackEdit?

Unfortunately, it doesn't seem to have instructions on how to embed it in an existing app.🙁

@janriemer Yes, this is quite close. Thanks! If there's something that supports storage in database, bidirectional-linking, flashcards with spaced-repetition etc, that would be perfect. I am willing to spend time figuring out how to integrate it in my webapp which happens to be written in Ruby on Rails.

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