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serveAndWatch

A very simple http server (forked from serve) that force browsers to reload when the server detects file changes.

Use the --watch or -w option to activate this feature.

The watch mode has been borrowed from https://github.com/mklabs/mockerie by the genious mklabs.

Installation

$ git clone https://Filirom1@github.com/Backbonist/serveAndWatch.git
$ cd serveAndWatch
$ npm intall -g

Usage


Usage: serve [options] [dir]

Options:

  -v, --version       output the version number
  -F, --format <fmt>  specify the log format string
  -p, --port <port>   specify the port [3000]
  -w, --watch         watch dir and reload clients on change
  -H, --hidden        enable hidden file serving
  -P, --pushState     enable pushState on `index.html`
  -S, --no-stylus     disable stylus rendering
  -J, --no-jade       disable jade rendering
  -I, --no-icons      disable icons
  -L, --no-logs       disable request logging
  -D, --no-dirs       disable directory serving
  -h, --help          output usage information

Examples

HTTP Accept support built into connect.directory():

 $ curl http://local:3000/ -H "Accept: text/plain"
 bin
 History.md
 node_modules
 package.json
 Readme.md

Requesting a file:

$ curl http://local:3000/Readme.md

 # serve
 ...

Requesting JSON for the directory listing:

$ curl http://local:3000/ -H "Accept: application/json"
["bin","History.md","node_modules","package.json","Readme.md"]

Directory listing served by connect's connect.directory() middleware.

directory listings

License

(The MIT License)

Copyright (c) 2011 TJ Holowaychuk <tj@vision-media.ca>

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the 'Software'), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED 'AS IS', WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.

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