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@dustingetz
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serve static assets for frontend development, with http headers to disable caching
#!/usr/bin/env python
import SimpleHTTPServer
class MyHTTPRequestHandler(SimpleHTTPServer.SimpleHTTPRequestHandler):
def end_headers(self):
self.send_my_headers()
SimpleHTTPServer.SimpleHTTPRequestHandler.end_headers(self)
def send_my_headers(self):
self.send_header("Cache-Control", "no-cache, no-store, must-revalidate")
self.send_header("Pragma", "no-cache")
self.send_header("Expires", "0")
if __name__ == '__main__':
SimpleHTTPServer.test(HandlerClass=MyHTTPRequestHandler)
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slorber commented Feb 13, 2014

Hello, by chance do you know how to disable the cache from command line?
I'm using this script:

function hostit(){
  PORT=${1:-'8080'}
  echo "Will try to host your directory $pwd at http://localhost:$PORT"
  python -m SimpleHTTPServer $PORT
}

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