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Environment Variables

Environment Variables are critical in managing Appbase deployments, providing a flexible and secure approach to configuring application settings and behavior without compromising code integrity.

Using environment variables for Appbase configuration offers several advantages:

  1. Centralized Management: Environment variables can be centrally managed and updated without modifying the application code, simplifying configuration changes and reducing the risk of errors.

  2. Code Reusability: Environment variables decouple application configuration from the code, making it easier to reuse code across different environments and platforms.

  3. Secret Management: Sensitive information, such as credentials and tokens, can be securely stored and managed using environment variables, reducing the risk of exposure.

  4. Environment-Specific Configuration: Environment variables allow for defining specific configurations for different deployment environments, such as development, staging, and production.

  5. Integration with Deployment Pipelines: Environment variables can be easily integrated into deployment pipelines, enabling automated configuration management and consistent application behavior across environments.


  1. On the top right, navigate to 

     → Application Studio → <<solution>>

  2. Navigate to Environment Preferences → Environment Variables from the left-hand navigation menu.
  3. Click the pencil button to edit an environment variable.
  4. Assign a Value for the variable.
  5. Add a Description to the variable.
  6. Click Save to commit your changes or Cancel to exit without saving.

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