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firebase-http-server: a command-line http server configured by firebase.json

firebase-http-server is a simple command-line http server that understands the firebase.json configuration file. Perfect for development so you don't have to deploy to Firebase hosting every time.

Based on http-server.

Installing globally:

Installation via npm. If you don't have npm yet:

 curl | sh

Once you have npm:

 npm install firebase-http-server -g

This will install firebase-http-server globally so that it may be run from the command line.


 firebase-http-server [config_path] [options]

[config_path] defaults to ./firebase.json.

Now you can visit http://localhost:8080 to view your server.

Available Options:

-p Port to listen for connections on (defaults to 8080)

-a Address to bind to (defaults to '')

-r or --root Overrides the firebase.json root public directory to serve.

-s or --silent In silent mode, log messages aren't logged to the console.

-h or --help Displays a list of commands and exits.