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Using Chrome as a Local Web Server

Many web developers like me utilize Chrome Developer Tools as a versatile tool for web development. It comes in quite handy for making live CSS or HTML changes or analyzing web pages. Chrome release 65 gave us a long awaited and nifty tool for overriding resources used by web pages and replacing them with our own local resources. For example you can override a CSS file used by a web page and make local changes to the CSS file. Any change you make to CSS properties is reflected live in the web browser.

A little known fact is that this local override feature can be used to create a web server to serve static web pages...

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