Setting environment variables on your machine is important in many cases if you’re a software developer. I’ve written an article that discusses the advantages of environment variables, albeit in the context of Flask. In this article, I’ll provide a step-by-step guide on creating your own environment variables for use within your applications.
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Flask is a wonderful framework. If you read my blog, you’ll realise just how much I love it. There are many reasons why I like Flask. The most important reason is the freedom it gives me. Freedom is power, but with great power, comes great responsibility.
As a new programmer, there are multiple pitfalls awaiting you in your learning process. In fact, a lot of these mistakes are necessary as they reinforce learning through experience. However, encouraging learning through mistakes is not equivalent to encouraging making any/all mistakes possible. It is wise to not only learn from your own mistakes but […]
I’ve written an article about handling flask configurations. In that article, I discussed 2 ways in which we can handle application configuration. However, there is a third method of handling flask configurations that I did not discuss: using environment variables. In this article, I’m going to expound on this method and provide code examples.
The age-old question: “What is the best programming language to learn?” I have asked this question too when I first started learning to programme. However, before I answer this question, let me share a short story about myself regarding this topic.
As software developers, we sometimes feel the pressure to take every possible opportunity to prove our coding skills. Whether this pressure comes from external sources or is self-inflicted, is up for debate but I’m sure most software developers can relate to this.
Often developers believe they have to only be as technically proficient as possible in order to be successful and fulfilled. As a result, soft skills are often overlooked.