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Episode #320

November 6th, 2012

Ruby 2.0.0-preview1is out and available on RVM, rbenv and Heroku, Rubinius 2.0-rc1, a new Ruby shootout is out, Sandy powers open source, and local environment variabl...

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Local Environment Variables

Leaving sensitive passwords and API keys in version control is something that still happens far too much despite the fact that most modern hosts allow the use of environment variables so that sensitive data isn’t stored in the code base.

Tyler Hunt wrote up a nice guide late last week on how to use local environment variables with Pow, rbenv, and binstubs so that you can access the same variables everywhere.

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