I can no longer use Brave for web dev because Java in file:// is broken

I wish that I could use Brave for testing for web development but your browser is broken.

It is important to be able to test html files in a browser without a server at the file:// level but you disable important things such as this

Which all browsers except for Brave fully support at file://

It is important for developers to be able to use pages which include html elements from other pages. Usually this is done with SSI on a server but many of us need to test our pages and do our dev on a local computer without a server and later upload our work to the server. The ability to use Javascript for a serverless alternative to SSI is priceless.

And your browser does not support this.

Change your policy.

@Mattches

(tagged brave team member for you)(looks to me, he is on leave)

@289wk

Hi

Try opening Brave by adding --allow-file-access-from-files to target.
Note: There is a space before –allow

Taken from How Do I Use Command Line Flags in Brave?

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@boomerlife

‘Much better solution is to run a little http server locally.’

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