I was in my Mobile Development class one day, and our assignment was to test out an HTTP POST request on iOS. I just wanted a simple test server, but I couldn't really find any that suited my needs. That turned into Browsver.

Browsver uses a main server and a "browser server", communicating between them using a Websocket. When the main server gets a request from a user, it forwards the GET and POST parameters as well as the URL to the browser. The browser handles this data, and sends back a response through the Websocket.

I believe that the concept of Browsver wouldn't just be useful as a quick development tool, but also as a promoter of Internet equality. Absolutely anybody with just an internet connection and a browser can create their own virtual server in their browser quickly and easily, without the need for an expensive hosting plan (and only Javascript and HTML required!).

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