tnl is a quick and easy way to create a public url with a secure tunnel to a local directory. Utilizing ngrok and http-server, within three characters you can have your directory forwarded to the outside. Excellent for testing on mobile as well as fast feedback from clients.
npm install tnl -g
It is now installed globally and
tnl can be used in any directory from the command line.
tnl [path] [options]
[options] are optional.
For example, to change the default port and open immediately in a new browser window:
tnl -p 7001 -o
Location of the local directory to be served. Defaults to
./public if the folder exists otherwise uses the root
For a complete list of potential options refer to
http-server's avalable options.
-o Open browser window after starting the server and tunnel
-p Port to use (defaults to
-a Address to use (defaults to
-d Show directory listings (defaults to
-i Display autoIndex (defaults to
--ext Default file extension if none supplied (defaults to
--silent Suppress log messages from output
--cors Enable CORS via the Access-Control-Allow-Origin header
-c Set cache time (in seconds) for cache-control max-age header, e.g.
-c10 for 10 seconds (defaults to
3600). To disable caching, use
--proxy Proxies all requests which can't be resolved locally to the given url. e.g.:
var tnl = require('tnl');
See API documentation.