December 2010 Archives

Directory listings over HTTP

Recently, a co-worker chided me about there being no apparent quick & easy utilities for Perl that served a directory listing over HTTP; specifically, something that matched the functionality of:

python -m SimpleHTTPServer

I perused CPAN, but found only modules that could be used to create a utility.

A couple of vim-strokes there is App::dirserve. Suggestions for a better name are welcome.

It uses Mojolicious' development daemon for the work, and as such has one pre-requisite. It has a bit more functionality that t…

About tempire

user-pic I do not like the status quo. There is always a better way; the question is whether you care enough to find it.