Heel 1.0.2 Released

heel version 1.0.2 has been released.

This is a bugfix release, If you are seeing an issue with FileType not
being found, then it is time to upgrade.



{{ Release notes for Version 1.0.2 }}

  • Fix FileType namespace issue (thanks defunkt) and new version of
  • various task maintenance
  • updated version dependencies


gem install heel

Heel is a small static web server for use when you need a quick web
server for a directory. Once the server is running, heel will use
launchy to open your browser at the URL of your document root.

Heel is built using Rack and Thin

% heel

Thin web server (v1.0.0 codename That’s What She Said)
Threaded mode OFF
Maximum connections set to 1024
Listening on, CTRL+C to stop
Launching your browser…

Or run it in the background

% heel --daemonize
Created /Users/jeremy/.heel
heel’s PID (/Users/jeremy/.heel/heel.pid) and log file
(/Users/jeremy/.heel/heel.log) are stored here
Launching your browser at

% heel --kill
Sending TERM to process 3304

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