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 http://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 listen for connections on (defaults to 8080)
-a Address to bind to (defaults to 'localhost')
-i Display autoIndex (defaults to 'True')
--silent In silent mode, log messages aren't logged to the console.
--help Displays a list of commands and exits.