Localhost Tunneling with Ngrok on Mac OS X

December 09, 2016
Written by
Matt Makai

Localhost tunneling with Ngrok on Mac OS X

A localhost tunnel comes in handy when you want to share an application running in your local development environment via a publicly-accessible URL. In this quick 2 minute video we will learn how the localhost tunneling tool Ngrok works then download and run it on Mac OS X:

Now you’re ready to share your local in-progress applications with others before you perform a full-blown deployment.

We used a couple of resources in the above video:

Learn more about how to configure and use Ngrok with these tutorials:

Now that you have Ngrok running on your Mac, here are several more links to build projects that are much easier with Ngrok:

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