Ngrok - Local Servers exposed online through secure tunnels

This service is relevant in looking at our “Live from your Laptop” ability.

Here’s the “what it’s good for” section:

  • Demoing web sites without deploying
  • Building webhook consumers on your dev machine
  • Testing mobile apps connected to your locally running backend
  • Stable addresses for your connected devices that are deployed in the field
  • Running personal cloud services from your home

Basic at $5 per month allows for custom subdomains, Pro at $8.25 allows full bring your own domain.