So you want a simple Node HTTP Server?

May 4, 2015

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5 steps to create a simple Node HTTP Server

Step 1.

Open a terminal and install NPM if you don’t have it yet

curl https://npmjs.org/install.sh | sh

Step 2.

Install the Node HTTP Server

npm install http-server -g

Step 3.

Run the Node HTTP Server

http-server

Step 4.

Create a new index.html page in your current directory then visit http://127.0.0.1:8080

Step 5.

There is no step 5. Simples!