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By archeon
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Published: Jan 23 2013 / 15:37

One of the great things about Node.js is that it has a built in HTTP server. This means you don't need Apache or nginx. This means serving a static site can be done in few lines of code. This article goes into how this can be achieved.
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mheath replied ago:

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Like how easy it is to host static content with Express. I hate how poorly it performs though. Even Apache runs circles around Express. Of course, you can't blame Express. Node desperately needs sendfile support to even be considered for serving static files.

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