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Step 1

Start with the .env file

Add and secure your .env file.

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Step 2

Install dotenv library

Add dotenv to your project.

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Step 3

Write hello world

Write a few lines of code.


console.log(`Hello, ${process.env.WORLD}!`)
// Hello, World!


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