ETOOBUSY 🚀 minimal blogging for the impatient
From time to time it is useful to explore a directory tree through the browser, e.g. to make it accessible remotely. There are a lot of solutions do do this around, in a plethora of languages; I recently discovered serve_this.
Why Perl, you might wonder, when there might be better tools to do this? Well, I’m not really after anything fancy, and I’m pretty sure there will be a Perl wherever I go, or that I can bring it there with little effort. So it’s really a no-brainer for me.
There are some sharp edges that can use some sanding, though. Asking for non-existent paths throws an exception, and the like; anyway, being some quick-and-dirty tool, I think it’s neat.