server for Node.js

npm install server --save

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Simple and powerful server that just works so you can focus on your awesome project:

// Include it and extract some methods for convenience
const server = require('server');
const { get, post } = server.router;

// Launch server with some opts and a couple of routes
server({ port: 8080, public: './' }, [
  get('/', ctx => ctx.res.render('index')),
  post('/', ctx => console.log(ctx.req.body))

Getting started

After getting Node.js (> 7.6) ready and doing npm init in your project folder, install server and keep it as a dependency:

npm install server --save

Then you can create a file called app.js and set the following:

// Include the server in your file
const server = require('server');
const { get, post } = server.router;

// Handle requests to the url "/" ( http://localhost:3000/ )
  get('/', ctx => ctx.res.send('Hello world!'))

Execute this in the terminal to get the server started:

node app.js

And finally, open your browser on localhost:3000 and you should see your server answered 'Hello world!'.


The library documented is here:

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You can also download the repository and try the examples by browsing to them and node app.js inside each of them in /examples.


Licensed under the MIT License. See LICENSE for the full license.


This package was created by Francisco Presencia but hopefully developed and maintained by many others. See the the list of contributors here.

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