Ways to start a Webserver in your current Directory

Lately I searched for a way to open a web server, mainly for static content, from the current directory under Linux. In the java world, I am used to do this with maven or gradle, starting an embedded jetty, tomcat or similar. I did not want to do this for a project where I don't have any java at all, and I found more than one way, a lot of them listed here, and, using Docker, there are way more possibilities than those I found. So I started to list…

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