Fusetunnel - A Fast, Scalable, and Free Tunnel

Hero Image

There are many times where we want to expose localhost apps with the world, either for testing purposes, to show progress, demo websites or run personal cloud services from your home. Fusetunnel helps you to do this easily! No need to mess with DNS or deploy to have others test out your changes.

Fusetunnel, a Localtunnel alternative, is great for working with browser testing tools like Browserling or external API callback services like Twilio, which require a public URL for callbacks.

Fusetunnel is Fusebit’s version of localtunnel.

The main difference with localtunnel (and other tunnels) is that Fusetunnel is end-to-end encrypted, giving the user greater security, promoting data protection, and preventing unauthorized access to data.

And it’s free!

Compared to ngrok, an alternative paid product, Fusetunnel doesn't have rate limiting, so you can send as much traffic as you want through it.

How does Fusetunnel work?

Let's say that you have this simple hello world Node.js app:

Simple Node.js Hello World

To get the tunnel server and share your website or web service, first, you have to install it with the following command in your terminal:

npm i -g @fusebit/tunnel

Then run:

ft -p 3000

This will give you a public unique URL ready to share with the world! No more sharing localhost links by accident 😜.

Run the command ft -p

You can also run the quickstart command npx ft --port 3000 instead.

Open the random URL, and voila! You can share a remote server and more.

Public URL

Now you have a fully encrypted and secure tunnel to the internet, you can also create custom domains.

Before you go…

If you want to build and test integrations for your application without the hassle, visit fusebit.io. Our code-first integration platform and SaaS connectors remove the headaches of dealing with different APIs and eliminate the operational burden when running at scale.


ArrowPrevious
NextArrow

Most Recent

15 September 2022
What Is Deno and Why You Should Try It

Learn the basics of what the Deno runtime environment is all about, and highlight the key features, benefits, and detractions.

1 September 2022
How to Implement GitHub OAuth in Your Node.js App

OAuth is a standard protocol used for authorization. This post will discuss implementing GitHub OAuth in your Node.js app.

31 August 2022
QuickBooks OAuth: How to Set up the Online Accounting API in Your Web App

Intuit uses OAuth2 to authorize applications for access to company data. Here's how to use their library to authorize your Node app.