Finch – Test your local website online

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Have you ever been in the situation where you had to show a customer or a friend something you’ve worked on but only had it locally installed?

In this case you either had to get the customer or upload and install it on some remote server in a test installation. This all costs time and isn’t exactly comfortable.

As you may have guessed from the title I have found a alternative solution for you problem.

This handy little program (Which can be installed with the node packet manager) creates a proxy through which your local website can be accessed.

By typing the following command you can redirect your local website http://localhost:8888 through the proxy.

finch forward http://localhost:8888

After the command has been run it will display a url to a webpage alike (This is just a example) where you can see your local website.

And thats about it. For more information visit their website:

As always if you have any questions or corrections feel free to comment below.

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