Serve a Directory with Node.js
As I mentioned in Serve a Directory with Python, sometimes you need a directory to be "served" instead of loading the
file:// location within your browser. In the past I would mess around with MAMPStack and swapping out
httpdocs directories, but there are better tools these days.
If you prefer to use Node.js instead of Python, you can use the http-server package:
# Install via shell
npm install http-server -g
# Serve a directory
# Serve a directory at a specified port
http-server -p 2020
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