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Allow CORS with python Simple HTTP Server – for Python 3
'''
Based on https://gist.github.com/enjalot/2904124 (in Python 2) -> quick-migrated to Python 3
Usage: python server-cors
'''
import http.server as httpserver
class CORSHTTPRequestHandler(httpserver.SimpleHTTPRequestHandler):
def send_head(self):
"""Common code for GET and HEAD commands.
This sends the response code and MIME headers.
Return value is either a file object (which has to be copied
to the outputfile by the caller unless the command was HEAD,
and must be closed by the caller under all circumstances), or
None, in which case the caller has nothing further to do.
"""
path = self.translate_path(self.path)
f = None
if os.path.isdir(path):
if not self.path.endswith('/'):
# redirect browser - doing basically what apache does
self.send_response(301)
self.send_header("Location", self.path + "/")
self.end_headers()
return None
for index in "index.html", "index.htm":
index = os.path.join(path, index)
if os.path.exists(index):
path = index
break
else:
return self.list_directory(path)
ctype = self.guess_type(path)
try:
# Always read in binary mode. Opening files in text mode may cause
# newline translations, making the actual size of the content
# transmitted *less* than the content-length!
f = open(path, 'rb')
except IOError:
self.send_error(404, "File not found")
return None
self.send_response(200)
self.send_header("Content-type", ctype)
fs = os.fstat(f.fileno())
self.send_header("Content-Length", str(fs[6]))
self.send_header("Last-Modified", self.date_time_string(fs.st_mtime))
self.send_header("Access-Control-Allow-Origin", "*")
self.end_headers()
return f
if __name__ == "__main__":
import os
import socketserver
import sys
PORT = int(sys.argv[1]) if len(sys.argv) > 1 else 8000
handler = CORSHTTPRequestHandler
httpd = socketserver.TCPServer(("", PORT), handler)
print(f"serving at port {PORT}")
httpd.serve_forever()
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@apoteet apoteet commented Oct 7, 2019

works great, thanks!

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