How run web software *locally* easily?

dimitri pater dimitri.pater at
Fri Jan 6 11:44:36 CET 2006

Check out this recipe using CherryPy ;-)

CherryPy's server runs on localhost, also see my tutorial here:


On 5 Jan 2006 16:13:01 -0800, seberino at <
seberino at> wrote:
> If grandma wanted to run some web application software (HTML files,
> CGI/Python scripts)
> *locally*, must she install a full blown Apache server with all the
> trimmings??
> Is there some easy way to somehow perhaps embed a minimal web server in
> a Python tar ball
> or some other clever trick to make grandma's life easier?
> Chris
> --

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