ngrok – Public URLs for exposing your local web server

To make a local server available to the outside world you could use a service like xip.io. Only problem is that xip.io doesn’t play that nice with firewalls and stuff like that.

Recently I used ngrok to solve just that. When started the app creates a tunnel to the ngrok servers, and makes your local server accessible via a (temporary) public URL.

Spend more time programming. One command for an instant, secure URL to your localhost server through any NAT or firewall.

Installation possible via Homebrew Cask:

brew cask install ngrok

ngrok – Public URLs for exposing your local web server →

Published by Bramus!

Bramus is a Freelance Web Developer from Belgium. From the moment he discovered view-source at the age of 14 (way back in 1997), he fell in love with the web and has been tinkering with it ever since (more …)

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