re: What are the least intuitive fundamentals and best practices in software development? VIEW POST

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Something that didn’t make sense to me in the beginning was the whole concept of environment variables. I really didn’t understand what they’re purpose was, or how I was supposed to use them. And because of that I didn’t understand why I couldn’t just store credentials in my code.

It seems so obvious now, but for the longest time I just couldn’t wrap my head around them.

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