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Running a Simple Web Server

At some point, you will need to run some sort of local web server either to test or to develop your code.

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Setting up a Virtual Host for your Development Server

For local Web Development, it is useful to be able to emulate a live web site, complete with a Domain Name. This article discusses setting up a Virtual Host on your local server.

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Adding a Custom File Handler

Sometimes it is convenient to “fake” a file — the user has requested a file, but it it needs to be generated or processed before it is sent out.

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Setting up a Local Web Server

In Principal, you can set up a Web Server by individually finding and installing the appropriate packages. In practice, you might prefer to install one of the pre-packaged versions.

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