file-browser is a utility to browse files on your file system using your browser. Its equivalent of creating a file share that can be accessed over http. Using this you can share files between different machines, and across different operating systems.
How to install
npm -g install file-browser
How to Run
Change directory to the directory you want to browse. Then run the following command in that directory.
You would see the message Please open the link in your browser http://:8088 in your console. Now you can point your browser to your IP. For localhost access the files over http://127.0.0.1:8088
file-browser supports following command line switches for additional functinality.
-p --port <port> Port to run the file-browser Default value is 8088-e --exclude <exclude> File extensions to exclude To exclude multiple extension pass -e multiple times eg -e js -e cs -e swp