Tag: software development

Setting Environment Variables on macOS

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.

5 Mistakes I Made as a New Programmer

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 […]

Using Environment Variables In Flask Configuration

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.