One-Line Web Server 🖥️

The following commands will each start a simple web server, serving up the files in the current directory.
Just open up the browser, and navigate to the system's IP + port (e.g. http://localhost:8080).

Python

python -m http.server 8000

Node.js

npx http-server ./ --port 8080

PHP

php -S 127.0.0.1:8080

Ruby

ruby -run -e httpd ./ -p 8080

R

Rscript -e 'servr::httd()' -p8080

Caddy

Caddy is a feature-rich production-ready Go-based web server, with easy configuration. Just download and use something like the following command.

caddy file-server

Rust (with miniserve)

cargo install miniserve
miniserve -p 8080 .

BusyBox

busybox httpd -f -p 8080

You can also share the server with someone remotely,
see: Using Ngrok to expose server to the internet


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