More images available here. To run your web-service, navigate to webserver directory and execute a command: python -m SimpleHTTPServer 8099 It will start simple http server on port 8099, which will serve your local directory, where command was executed. This is not a production web service and should be used in testing environment only. Also there is processes_web_server.py script, which can be used to demonstrate dynamic options: it lists currently running processes on a host machine and uses name/pid for key/value. Please note, that it uses psutil library, so you migth need to install it: pip install psutil.