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AGiesey

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What is your favorite local dev server?

Hi all! I found myself creating a prototype project locally in order to test out some javascript-ie things this week. Before I knew it I had ran

npm init

and found myself down the rabbit hole of trying to configure webpack for JS imports and looking for a simple webserver. I found these:
simple-autoreload-server
lite-server
webpack-dev-server

I wanted to reach out and ask the community what their favorite tools are for working with a project that doesn't use angular-cli, create-react-app or other similar tools.

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Junxiao Shi

I mainly use webpack and webpack-dev-server.
They may not be the best, but there's least amount of trouble.

Here's a guide of how to use some of my libraries with webpack yoursunny.com/t/2020/NDNts-webpack... . This article includes a minimal webpack-dev-server config.