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Python SimpleHTTPServer for Static Serving (React / Angular / Ember) in HTML5 mode (a la mod_rewrite)
'''
Taken from:
http://stackoverflow.com/users/1074592/fakerainbrigand
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/15401815/python-simplehttpserver
'''
import SimpleHTTPServer, SocketServer
import urlparse, os
PORT = 3000
INDEXFILE = 'index.html'
class MyHandler(SimpleHTTPServer.SimpleHTTPRequestHandler):
def do_GET(self):
# Parse query data to find out what was requested
parsedParams = urlparse.urlparse(self.path)
# See if the file requested exists
if os.access('.' + os.sep + parsedParams.path, os.R_OK):
# File exists, serve it up
SimpleHTTPServer.SimpleHTTPRequestHandler.do_GET(self);
else:
# send index.html, but don't redirect
self.send_response(200)
self.send_header('Content-Type', 'text/html')
self.end_headers()
with open(INDEXFILE, 'r') as fin:
self.copyfile(fin, self.wfile)
Handler = MyHandler
httpd = SocketServer.TCPServer(("", PORT), Handler)
print "serving at port", PORT
httpd.serve_forever()
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mauronr commented Sep 5, 2018

Very handy. Thank you for sharing.

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phuongtailtranminh commented May 3, 2019

Very helpful for quick testing

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alexislefebvre commented May 29, 2019

Thanks, I added #!/usr/bin/env python on the first line to make it executable (it also requires chmod +x serve.py).

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faelp22 commented Dec 30, 2019

Thanks, will you have a version for Python 3?

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faelp22 commented Dec 30, 2019

I made an adjustment for Python 3, I don't know if it's very good

https://gist.github.com/faelp22/36c9bfca83780d3da73f07d66a7ec2ae

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chrisbolin commented Jan 7, 2020

Glad you found it useful! Thanks for making the python3 version :)

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