Environment Variables in Node.js

Many apps need configuration to connect to a database or send requests to error reporting or analytics services. When you’re developing your app on your laptop, you might connect to a database at localhost. When you deploy your app to a hosting provider, you’ll likely want to connect somewhere else. Continue reading “Environment Variables in Node.js”

Environment Variables in Node.js

Using Terraform to Manage DNS Records

For the last ~2 years, I’ve been using Terraform to manage mostly AWS infrastructure. It has allowed me to know exactly what resources I’ve provisioned, save time by using modules for common configurations, and have a (probably false) sense of security that I can replicate everything in another region with a single variable change. Terraform is pretty great. Continue reading “Using Terraform to Manage DNS Records”

Using Terraform to Manage DNS Records