The Python Book

Startup a simple http server

python -m SimpleHTTPServer

And yes, that's all there is to it.

Only serves HEAD and GET, uses the current directory as root.

For python 3 it goes like this:

python3 -m http.server 5000
Notes by Willem Moors. Generated on momo:/home/willem/sync/20151223_datamungingninja/pythonbook at 2019-07-31 19:22