Channels ▼

Script Junkie | REBOL Bots

   Title: "Micro Web Server"
   Date:  24-June-1999
   Purpose: "A web server for HTML and images only"

   web-dir: %web-pages

   listen-port: open/lines tcp://:80  ; port used for web connections

   errors: [
      400 "Forbidden" "No permission to access:"
      404 "Not Found" "File was not found:"

   send-error: function [err-num file] [err] [
      err: find errors err-num
      insert http-port form ["HTTP/1.0" 
         err-num err/2 "^/Content-type: text/html^/^/" 
         <HTML> <TITLE> err/2 </TITLE>
         "<BODY><H1>SERVER ERROR</H1><P>REBOL Webserver Error:"
         err/3 file newline <P> </BODY> </HTML>

   send-page: func [data mime] [
      insert data rejoin ["HTTP/1.0 200 OK^/Content-type: " mime "^/^/"]
      write-io http-port data length? data

   while [on] [
      http-port: first wait listen-port
      request: first http-port
      file: "index.html"
      mime: "text/plain"
      parse request ["get" ["http" | "/ " | copy file to " "]]
      parse file [thru "." [
            "html" (mime: "text/html") |
            "gif"  (mime: "image/gif") |
            "jpg"  (mime: "image/jpeg")
   any [
      if not exists? web-dir/:file [send-error 404 file]
      if error? try [data: read/binary web-dir/:file] [send-error 400 file]
      send-page data mime
   close http-port

Related Reading

More Insights

Currently we allow the following HTML tags in comments:

Single tags

These tags can be used alone and don't need an ending tag.

<br> Defines a single line break

<hr> Defines a horizontal line

Matching tags

These require an ending tag - e.g. <i>italic text</i>

<a> Defines an anchor

<b> Defines bold text

<big> Defines big text

<blockquote> Defines a long quotation

<caption> Defines a table caption

<cite> Defines a citation

<code> Defines computer code text

<em> Defines emphasized text

<fieldset> Defines a border around elements in a form

<h1> This is heading 1

<h2> This is heading 2

<h3> This is heading 3

<h4> This is heading 4

<h5> This is heading 5

<h6> This is heading 6

<i> Defines italic text

<p> Defines a paragraph

<pre> Defines preformatted text

<q> Defines a short quotation

<samp> Defines sample computer code text

<small> Defines small text

<span> Defines a section in a document

<s> Defines strikethrough text

<strike> Defines strikethrough text

<strong> Defines strong text

<sub> Defines subscripted text

<sup> Defines superscripted text

<u> Defines underlined text

Dr. Dobb's encourages readers to engage in spirited, healthy debate, including taking us to task. However, Dr. Dobb's moderates all comments posted to our site, and reserves the right to modify or remove any content that it determines to be derogatory, offensive, inflammatory, vulgar, irrelevant/off-topic, racist or obvious marketing or spam. Dr. Dobb's further reserves the right to disable the profile of any commenter participating in said activities.

Disqus Tips To upload an avatar photo, first complete your Disqus profile. | View the list of supported HTML tags you can use to style comments. | Please read our commenting policy.