floating-preview is a simple browser which shows a web page in a small window always on top and reloads automatically.
In order to use floating-preview, installation of Node.js is required. Node.js can be obtained from the official site.
In a proxy environment, the following settings are also needed:
npm config set proxyand
npm config set https-proxycommands
https_proxyenvironment variables to install the electron-prebuilt module
floating-preview can be installed with the
npm command of Node.js.
$ npm -g install floating-preview
If a permission error occured while installation, please add the
sudo command at the head of the above command.
floating-preview [options] [path]
Both file and directory names can be specified as a path.
index.html file in the current directory and watch the changes under the same directory to reload.
index.html file in the
src directory and watch the changes under it.
$ floating-preview src
app.js file and watch the changes under the same directory.
$ floating-preview app.js
app.js file in a window whose size is 400x300.
$ floating-preview -s 400x300 app.js
-h, --help output usage information-V, --version output the version number-p, --port <n> the port number for the http server-s, --size <width>x<height> the size of the window-m, --margin <n> the margin of the window to the corner-z, --zoom <n> the zoom percentage of the content
floating-preview is under MIT license.