There was another one I've used - a command line only one, and the only
way you could stop it was to use Task Manager to kill it. I think it
was TinyWeb - yes, here it is:
Very lightweight (53KB!!!), supports CGI, configured only via command
That's a nice list, but that and Apache2Triad are the only two I've
actually worked with. A2T is much easier to configure, includes PHP and
MySQL setup, etc.
Jerod Venema wrote:
> I'd also recommend checking out some from this list:
> I've used shttpd before (although they're on a different version now)
> and had good luck with it.
> 2008/9/5 David Jones [EMAIL-REMOVED]>:
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: [EMAIL-REMOVED]
>>> [EMAIL-REMOVED]] On Behalf Of christopher
>>> Sent: Friday, September 05, 2008 3:28 PM
>>> To: [EMAIL-REMOVED]
>>> Cc: [EMAIL-REMOVED]
>>> Subject: Re: [css-d] Lightweight HTTP server for beginner's
>>> http://localhost/ ?
>>>> Can anybody recommend a suitable lightweight HTTP server
>>> that even a
>>>> complete newbie from Mars could set up with the local site root
>>>> specified, etc.?
>>> I don't really think this qualifies as lightweight, but I set
>>> up apache a couple of times and it was really easy. I only
>>> mention this because I feel like I have the same "gaps" in
>>> knowledge that you do. I'm a novice css'er, I don't do it for
>>> a living, and I actually don't enjoy css and html b/c I feel
>>> like it takes a creative person to do anything interesting
>>> with it, which I am not. Anyway, I'm sure there are some
>>> experienced people who do like it and do do it for a living
>>> who will have opinions on this.
>> Setting it up using Apache2Triad <http://apache2triad.net> makes it very
>> lightweight. Lightweight enough that I used to run it on my old desktop
>> Windows98 PC ... Apache2Triad is very easy for novices (and when it
>> comes to configuring a web server, that's pretty much exactly where I
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