Start a local http server with Python

You can spawn a simple http server in your localhost with a single line using Python from your command line.

Python 2.x

python -m SimpleHTTPServer

Python 3.x

python -m http.server

Update - 22.11.2017

It seems a better and way more performant solution is available. https://www.npmjs.com/package/http-server

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