Resolving local networks with

I recently stumbled upon a brilliant service. Developing locally always involves editing the /etc/hosts file to resolve a domain to your local host and then having to setup DNS servers to be able to check on my mobile or tablet. seems to have solved this issue by creating a custom DNS service that allows you to resolve a custom domain to an internal ip address so when any other device does a lookup it resolves correctly.

For example; your machine is on and you need to check it on your mobile. You don’t want to upload it to your sever, setup a host, setup the database and all that. If you set the host on your local machine as

when your mobile tries to do a DNS lookup the remote DNS server extracts the from the Domain name and returns that back as the IP.

You can use any precursor to the ip address;

Brilliant idea!

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