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Dir Server

Serve current directory statically.


dirserver is published to npm. As a shell command, you can install to system globally through

$ npm install dir-server -g

And you will get dirserver command.


To make current directory available on the Internet, just type dirserver and a server will open to provide content in this directory.

$ dirserver

Default port is 8080, one can use broswer to open http://localhost:8080/ to get resource.


The website can be configured using setting.json in the working directory, it is an JSON formetted file that currently provides setting of port, cache policy, additional mime. An example is provided:

  "cache_allowed": true,
  "mime": {
    "imjpeg" : ["jpg"]