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              <h1 id="title">Markdown Preview</h1>

<div id="target"></div>
$bright_green: #00ff00;
$grey: #383838;

//general styles
html {
  background-color: black;
  color: white;

#title {
  text-align: center;

//input and output text boxes
.half {
  border: none;
  font-family: monospace;
  color: $bright_green;
  background-color: $grey;
  height: 700px;
  min-width: 400px;
  margin: 50px;
  font-size: 25px;
  padding: 20px;

.left {
  float: left;
  margin-left: 75px;

.right {
  float: right;
  margin-right: 75px;

              //box for user input text
var InputBox = React.createClass({
    //setting initial html to cheat sheet for Markdown
    //text formatting in block is for MD input to read correctly
    render: function(){
        return <textarea className="half left" onChange={this.props.changeOutput} id="input"/>

//Box where converted text will be displayed
var OutputBox = React.createClass({
    render: function () {
        return <div className="half right" id="output"></div>;

//Render Both Compotents and run function to convert text to MD
var OuterBox = React.createClass({
    getInitialState: function() {
        return {
            input: ""
    componentDidMount: function() {
        document.getElementById("input").value = "# Hello World\n--------------\nThis is a Markdown Preview App.\nTest it Out by Typing your Markdown Text Here.\n*******\n*italic*, **bold**, ~~strikethrough~~\n******\n\nUnordered Lists:\n  + Ada Lovelace\n  + Grace Hopper\n  + Anita Borg\n \n******\n\nOrdered Lists:\n 1. Javascript\n 2. Python\n 3. PHP"
        return this.changeOutput()

    changeOutput: function() {
        var newInput = document.getElementById('input').value;
        document.getElementById('output').innerHTML = marked(newInput);
            input: newInput
    //render both components
    render: function() {
        return (
                <InputBox changeOutput={this.changeOutput} />
                <OutputBox outputText={this.state.input}/>

ReactDOM.render(<OuterBox />, document.getElementById('target'));

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