B4J Tutorial [BANano] TIP: Running a test server

UPDATE: since december 2022, chrome plugins like this have stopped working. Luckcely, the author of this plugin has created a standalone alternative you can install on your computer:

Simple Web Server: https://simplewebserver.org/


For some things in BANano, e.g. cookies, you will need to run it on a server as just opening the html file in your browser from disk does not support everything.

A very easy way to do so is by installing the 'Web Server For Chrome' plugin:


After installing it, you will find it in your chrome apps. For me, this means clicking here:


And then:


Just start the plugin and you will be presented a popup box:


Now, all you have to do is select the folder where banano.html is located and start the plugin.

You can now browse to the url the plugin is giving you:


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