dserv

Node.js mini http server for frontend dev

dserv

Node.js mini http server for frontend development. Compiles Jade templates and Stylus CSS on the fly. Serves static files (e.g. images, video) as-is.

It's a quick & dirty hack... could use several improvements :)

npm install dserv -g
dserv [PORT]
  • Serves files under the current directory, on port 8000 by default.
  • Request foo.html -> render foo.jade
  • Request bar.css -> compile bar.styl as needed
  • LESS
  • SASS/SCSS
  • CoffeeScript
  • ...
  • subdir indexes (eg. request foo/ -> render foo/index.jade)
  • if no index.* file, list files w/ connect.directory
  • connect.favicon
  • trim dependencies? is Express overkill? Connect??
  • Windows support?

quickserve - static only tserv - static only paperserve - static only?

MIT