Turn functions and commands into web services.
webify is a very basic CGI server which forwards all requests to a single
script. A design goal is to be as zero-config as possible.
webify invokes your script and writes the request body to your process'
stdin. Stdout is then passed back to the client as the HTTP response body.
If your script returns a non-zero exit code, the HTTP response status code will
webify is available from the project's releases page.
On macOS, it can also be installed via MacPorts:
sudo port install webify
# Make a web service out of `wc` to count the characters in the request body. $ webify wc -c 2020/08/25 12:42:32 listening on :8080, proxying to wc -c ... $ curl -d 'This is a really long sentence' http://localhost:8080 30
Official Docker image
The official Docker image is beefsack/webify.
It can be configured using the following environment variables:
ADDR- the address to listen on inside the container, defaults to
SCRIPT- the command to execute, defaults to
Mounting script and running official image
$ docker run -it --rm -p 8080:80 -v /path/to/my/script:/script beefsack/webify:latest 2020/08/25 04:27:46 listening on :80, proxying to /script ... $ curl -d 'Some data' http://localhost:8080
Building a new image using official image as base
Dockerfile like the following:
FROM beefsack/webify:latest COPY myscript /script