A quick and simple zero-configuration command-line http server

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quick-http-server :
a quick command-line http server
quick-http-server is a quickly and 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.
Installing globally:
Installation via npm:
npm i -g quick-http-server
This will install quick-http-server globally so that it may be run from the command line.


quick-http-server [path] [options]
[path] defaults to ./public if the folder exists, and ./ otherwise. Now you can visit http://localhost:8080 to view your server

Available Options:

-p Port to use (defaults to 8080) -a Address to use (defaults to -d Show directory listings (defaults to 'True') -i Display autoIndex (defaults to 'True') -g or --gzip When enabled (defaults to 'False') it will serve ./public/some-file.js.gz in place of ./public/some-file.js when a gzipped version of the file exists and the request accepts gzip encoding. -e or --ext Default file extension if none supplied (defaults to 'html') -s or --silent Suppress log messages from output --cors Enable CORS via the Access-Control-Allow-Origin header -o Open browser window after starting the server -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. -U or --utc Use UTC time format in log messages. -P or --proxy Proxies all requests which can't be resolved locally to the given url. e.g.: -P http://someurl.com -S or --ssl Enable https. -C or --cert Path to ssl cert file (default: cert.pem). -K or --key Path to ssl key file (default: key.pem). -r or --robots Provide a /robots.txt (whose content defaults to 'User-agent: \nDisallow: /') -h or --help Print this list and exit.
Checkout this repository locally, then: ```sh $ npm i $ node bin/quick-http-server ```
Now you can visit http://localhost:8080 to view your server You should see the turtle image in the screenshot above hosted at that URL. See the ./public folder for demo content.