Web Browser

The lesson web browser is a lightweight simulated web browser that supports localhost, ports (e.g.localhost:3000), browser history, and page refreshes.

Next Tech web browser

To edit the web browser settings, click on the "Interface" button in the left sidebar, then scroll down the the "Web Browser Settings" section. The settings are explained below.

File Proxy Port

The port to start the file proxy on (defaults to 8080 ). Changing allows you to run your own services on port 8080 instead.

Starting Browser URL

The URL to load in the web browser when the lesson is loaded. Supports templates (e.g. {{localhost}}).

For example:

Field Value

Shown in Lesson

Actual URL

{{localhost}}

localhost:8080

localhost:8080

{{localhost:8080}}

localhost:8080

localhost:8080

{{localhost:80}}

localhost

localhost:80

{{localhost:443}}

localhost

localhost:443

{{localhost:3000}}

localhost:3000

localhost:3000

{{localhost:3000}}/home

localhost:3000/home

localhost:3000/home