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Noder - Simple HTTP Server

This is a simple web server write by node.js. You can quickly start a web server for outside access through one line. It's easy way for frontend web developer to test prototype page and need not to build a apache or other web server.

Picture: Easy to use of noder!


Install using npm...

# sudo npm install noder -g

PS: The "sudo" will depend on your role of this computer.


Default, server start at 1337 port...

# noder
Server running at

Advance usage:

You can also using the parameters to control the host, port for the service listen. And the allow or deny parameters for the filter of user query.

noder -h -p 8080 -a png,html -d jpg

You can see the help page for the parameters.

Help page:

Open the help page using "noder --help".

# noder --help
  Usage: noder [options]
    -h, --help                     output usage information
    -V, --version                  output the version number
    -i, --host address <ip>        Specific host, like, default is all ip listened
    -p, --port <port>              Specific port, like 80,3000,8080, default is 1337
    -a, --allow <allow file type>  Specific the allowed file types that seprate by ",", default is all
    -d, --deny <deny file type>    Specific the denied file types that seprate by ",", default is none

Open Browser

Browser View (Assump that the test.html exist in the current folder)

# noder
Server running at
Got fileType:html
<Buffer 3c 68 31 3e 48 45 4c 4c 4f 2e 2e 2e 3c 2f 68 31 3e 0a>

Log level settup

We following the log4js to write log, see: If you want to see more log in the program, you can try to modify the environment setting of "LOG_LEVEL": In Linux or Mac, you can export like:


In Windows, you can use "set" like:


Read a md project

You can use noder to see a markdown project now. Follow the command:

$ noder -m

Then the noder will use to be your menu page and render the other md in the main block.