Serve a Directory via Python
I recently found out that you can serve up a directory using one Python command line directive:
# Serves the current directory at: http://0.0.0.0:8000/
python -m SimpleHTTPServer
Excellent. No more directory and MAMP Stack juggling. Even better is that the command is easy to memorize so no need to constantly look it up. Keep this in mind when you want to work on something without a big server install!
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