http-server: a command-line http server
http-server is a simple, zero-configuration command-line http server. It is powerful enough for production usage, but it's simple and hackable enough to be used for testing, local development, and learning.
npm. If you don't have
curl https://npmjs.org/install.sh | sh
Once you have
npm install http-server -g
This will install
http-server globally so that it may be run from the command line.
http-server [path] [options]
[path] defaults to
./public if the folder exists, and
Installing as a node app
mkdir myapp cd myapp/ jitsu install http-server
If you do not have
jitsu installed you can install it via
npm install jitsu -g
Starting http-server locally
Now you can visit http://localhost:8080 to view your server
Deploy http-server to nodejitsu
You will now be prompted for a
subdomain to deploy your application on
-p Port to use (defaults to 8080)
-a Address to use (defaults to 0.0.0.0)
-d Show directory listings (defaults to 'True')
-i Display autoIndex (defaults to 'True')
--ext Default file extension if none supplied (defaults to 'html')
--silent Suppress log messages from output
--cors Enable CORS via the
-o Open browser window after starting the server
-u Url to display in the opened browser (in case you have an alias to your localhost)
-c Set cache time (in seconds) for cache-control max-age header, e.g. -c10 for 10 seconds (defaults to '3600'). To disable caching, use -c-1.
--proxy Proxies all requests which can't be resolved locally to the given url. e.g.: -P http://someurl.com
--ssl Enable https.
--cert Path to ssl cert file (default: cert.pem).
--key Path to ssl key file (default: key.pem).
--robots Provide a /robots.txt (whose content defaults to 'User-agent: *\nDisallow: /')
--help Print this list and exit.