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Environment configuration vs domain detection

We are developing an angular 5 application that must run in different environments (dev, qa, int, uat, prod), and connect to different APIs depending on the environment. We have traditionally have ...
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Cheap and effective way to secure a transport permit of the wildlife to be prevent being reused

My scenario is like this. I work for a government agency that specialize in the Environment and Natural Resources. We want to make fool-proof functional system (software, hardware, people-ware, policy)...
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What are “orthogonal” environment variables? [12-factor app]

I was reading the 12-factor app while thinking about the design of a personal project. I like a lot of what I read, but the following paragraph confused me: In a twelve-factor app, env vars are ...
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Having Staging and Production environments with different network virtualization

Current Setup We have a staging environment which used NFV (be precious NSX) to configure the network (Software load balancer and software firewall) The Production environment has used the ...
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Whats the difference between staging and UAT environments?

I know we should have at least 3 different environments while developing a solution: Development: The programmers are free to change and push changes any time in order to quickly test their code and ...
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Strategies to manage unruly system environments

In our IT dept we develop multiple systems in parallel, the systems are deployed to different environments, and they talk to each other using SOAP and REST. It's all ASP.NET but we're not in the cloud....
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Alternatives for Node.js environment specific code

I recently started to work in a startup that been around for almost 6 years now. Our main code base is in Node.js, which means that it has been used here since the early days and therefore there is a ...
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Manager wants a combined development & production environment

I work in a small programming team supporting a larger organisation. This year our manager has decided we are going to use Oracle Apex technologies to handle the vast majority of our company data. ...
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Best Practice for supporting multiple login configs across Environments

This question has more to do with the structure and access of different configurations across a number of levels of development. What I mean by 'levels of development' is environments where the ...
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Working with multiple environments and vNext best practice

The new ASP.NET documentation under Fundamentals/Working with Multiple Environments it has a detailed description of how to handle multiple environments (surprise surprise) in code. I was wondering ...
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Dependency promotion strategies: siloed or orchestrated?

We have a lot of apps and web services (some public facing products, some internal and part of a private "backend") that are interdependent on one another. Each one of these components has 4 ...
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What is a Database Environment?

I am going through Relational Database Design by JLM. I have come across words like database, data model, DBMS etc. which I am able to understand. But, I get confused when the author tries to use ...
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Should a package manager modify your .bashrc file?

I am writing a package for something that requires an environment variable to be set in order to execute properly. Should the install step of a package manager modify a user's environment, or simply ...
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how do you manage api keys?

I have a few projects that use various webservices e.g. DropBox, AWS. For managing private information I use bash_profile which works great with heroku that uses env variables to manages secret ...
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Is using os.environ to store the value of command line switches pythonic?

I write CLI-executable Python 3 scripts regularly to do data compilation and some maintenance tasks, and try to adhere to PEP 8 and the Google Python Style Guide when doing so. Google's guide says to ...
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Scalability of using environment variables

I just moved into the Ruby on Rails world and with it I am being introduced to much more liberal use of environment variables than what I have been exposed to in the past. Specifically, it appears ...
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Does Agile (scrum) require one server environment? [closed]

Is it necessary/recommend/best practice/any other positive to use only one server environment to perform all development, unit testing and QA? If so, is it then wise/part of Agile to then have only ...
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Create Offline Demo Environment Database Substitute [closed]

I would like to know if there is a best practice for creating demo environments that substitutes database interaction into other forms of resource i.e. creating .json files containing the data that ...
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How to organize integration tests and test data for different environments when using Maven Failsafe

I have started to separate my unit tests from my integration tests by using Maven Surefire and Failsafe. Now I'm wondering what good ways there are to deal with separate environments. Take for ...
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script engine with no global environment (java)

I am curious about how global variables are handled by script engines. I am looking for a script engine that does not preserve the state of global variables upon invocation. Are there such engines out ...
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Should program behavior be modified using a config file or environmental variables?

I'm referring to *nix command line applications primarily, where you want to permanently modify the behavior from defaults. Environmental variables are easily understood and implemented, usually ...
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Development setup for TDD. Is it correct?

This is how my team has it's development environment set up: Each team member has a local development environment on their own computer, where they check out the code from a shared repository. Every ...
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Senior project environment selection

My 2 friends and I are preparing our senior project idea for next year. I need some of different ideas while deciding the base environment of the project, especially from software developers/engineers ...
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Should there be a “data hygiene” index for software - to indicate how clean the program is? not leaving temp files, etc

Should there be a "data hygiene" index for software - to indicate how clean the program is? not creating unused temp files, registry entries, environment variables, etc. For example, look in your ...
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Upgrading from XP Pro to Win 7, anything I should worry about?

I do mainly .NET work so I assume that the framework is all fine and that. But have there been reports of various tools like .NET Reflector and the like not working properly with Win 7? This is a ...
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What justifies the use of an IDE versus a standard editor? [closed]

I find myself using my text editor of choice (vim, nano, gedit, pick your poison) much more often than any IDE as of late. After noticing my ide shortcuts getting dusty I started to think about ...