Static file serving and directory listing
Ever wanted to share a certain directory on your network by running just a command? Then this module is exactly what you're looking for: It provides a neat interface for listing the directory's contents and switching into sub folders.
In addition, it's also awesome when it comes to serving static sites. If a directory contains an
serve will automatically render it instead of serving the file's content as plaintext.
Install it (needs at least Node LTS):
npm install -g serve
And run this command in your terminal:
serve <path> [options]
Run this command to see a list of all available options:
If you set the
--auth flag, the package will look for a username and password in the
SERVE_PASSWORD environment variables.
serveif it's already installed:
npm uninstall -g serve
After that, you can use the
serve command everywhere. Here's a list of issues that are great for beginners.
This project used to be called "list". But thanks to TJ Holowaychuk handing us the new name, it's now called "serve" (which is much more definite).