This suggestion raised at the presentation. The $5/month plan is pretty reasonable
With Lambda, its a function that takes an event and a context, and runs on the cloud
With Zeit, its way more than just that
Well duh, of course you can do this, but where is the fun in that?
You can do IP addressing for anybody in your local network (e.g. Hackathon); What about linking to that server from elsewhere, even outside of the network?
Enter Ngrok. Ngrok tunnel opens up a single long lived TCP connection using stream multiplexing
Ngrok.com offers free pricing:
Take that ten year old desktop that you found on the curb on trash day and build your own Linux server. You know you want to.
Expand your skill set into Dev Ops, do cool stuff, get a new job for way more money! Retire early so you will have time to prepare for VegasJS meetup presentations.
Catch22: If using a local Git repository, the repository must have an origin remote that points to a URL accessible by the OpenShift Origin cluster.
`$ npm install -g now` then cd to your repository on local hard drive, and `$ now`