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Simple Express Static File Server

A very simple static file server. For development use only.


Using as a local module (recommended)

$ npm install spadin/simple-express-static-server
$ ./node_modules/.bin/simple-server my/public/dir

Using the server as a global module

$ sudo npm install -g spadin/simple-express-static-server
$ simple-server my/public/dir


Install dependencies (first time only):

$ npm install

How to start:

$ node server

Open http://localhost:4567

If you need a different port:

$ PORT=9999 node server

Open http://localhost:9999

If you need a different hostname:

$ HOSTNAME= node server


Copyright and license

Code and documentation copyright 2013-2016 Sandro Padin. Code released under the MIT license. Docs released under Creative Commons.