sshfs is network filesystem client to connect to other macines, which allows server to use code and data from local machine with no need for copying.
$ sudo apt-get install sshfs
In server machine, link server directory to local directory. Note to avoid using soft link for both local and server directory.
$ sshfs -o nonempty <username>@<local_ip>:local_dir server_dir
List sshfs mounting points¶
$ ps -elf | grep sshfs
Unmount the connection¶
$ sudo umount server_dir