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App-wide variables in the App Spec

This is a feature request. Could you make it possible to define “variables” and then make them accessible through ${var.MY_NAME}?

How it can be useful: for example, defining a 3rd party service API key and then setting an environment variable in multiple services / jobs / workers.

The way it works now is I have to manually copy/paste the value in multiple places throughout the app spec file. This is error prone - it is easy to update in one place but miss the other(s).


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@ReWild 👋

Thanks for your feedback on this! We have plans to add support for something like this, stay tuned.

When creating an app, click Advanced during the usual app creation process to access environment variable functionality. Click the checkbox labeled Secret to obscure the variable’s values from all build, deployment, and application logs.