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Serving Static Files Locally using Node and Express

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A basic setup to serve a folder in a browsable mode using NodeJs and ExpressJS.

const express = require('express');
const app = express();
const serveIndex = require('serve-index');
const port = process.env.PORT || 3000;

app.use(express.static(__dirname + "/"))
app.use('/', serveIndex(__dirname + '/'));

const server = app.listen(port, function() {
    console.log("Server running at port " + port);
});

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