Simple command-line file / directory server built with connect - supports stylus, jade, etc
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serve

Simple 5 minute command-line file / directory server built with connect, inspired by nodejitsu's http-server to show off the simplicity and flexibility of connect as a modular server.

Installation

$ npm install -g serve

Usage

Usage: serve [options] [dir]

Options:

  -h, --help                output usage information
  -V, --version             output the version number
  -o, --open                opens a browser window to this server
  -a, --auth <user>:<pass>  specify basic auth credentials
  -F, --format <fmt>        specify the log format string
  -p, --port <port>         specify the port [3000]
  -r, --root <root>         specify the root directory []
      --https-port <port>   specify the port [3443]
  -H, --hidden              enable hidden file serving
  -S, --no-stylus           disable stylus rendering
  -J, --no-jade             disable jade rendering
      --no-less             disable less css rendering
  -I, --no-icons            disable icons
  -L, --no-logs             disable request logging
  -D, --no-dirs             disable directory serving
  -f, --favicon <path>      serve the given favicon
  -C, --cors                allows cross origin access serving
  -s, --https               also serve over https
      --key                 key file path for https
      --cert                certificate file for https
      --ca                  CA certificate file for https
      --compress            gzip or deflate the response
      --exec <cmd>          execute command on each request

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.