Use the Sencha Cmd webserver?
Did you know, that you can run a local server with Sencha Cmd (Sencha Command line tools)?
Sencha Cmd 3.1.* has a build in Jetty 8.1.7 web server. You can start it in your command line.
Start your HTTP file server:
sencha fs web -p 80 start -map /path/to/webroot/
While running open a new command prompt / terminal window, for using Sencha Cmd (or to stop it.)
Stop your HTTP file server:
sencha fs web -p 80 stop