angular-seed and node.js http-server for local development

Angular-seed is a skeleton AngularJS project with a recommended folder structure and configuration including all the recommended development tools, jasmine and karma for unit tests, Protractor for end-to-end tests, and node.js for your dev server. Check out the project here.

If you’ve already installed node.js then you may notice in the readme for angular-seed it mentions that they have configured a test webserver using node, but you can also install this as a global module and use it elsewhere. This is a useful and quick way to spin up a test server in a given directory to support development testing. Install the server globally with:

sudo npm install -g http-server

and then start it up in a directory that you want to be the root, with:

http-server

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