Alexander Tsankov (antsankov) Publisher

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Ubuntu 16.04 or later?

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A very lightweight CLI utility that serves a file tree

go-live can be used for local web development, production static-site serving, or as a network file server. By default go-live serves the directory it is executed in.

Website/Docs: https://antsankov.gitbook.io/go-live/

Source Code: https://github.com/antsankov/go-live


  • Local development of an HTML/JS project (can serve any frontend code).
  • Host a production static site yourself as a GitHub Pages alternative.
  • A lightweight network file host that can serve over a LAN or the whole Internet.
  • Run on an embedded system or Kubernetes cluster to share files and host a static website on a network (full binary is less than 5MB).

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Last updated
19 December 2020

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