ENV variables which work locally with a .env file, do not work on app platform at runtime
In Digital Oceans App Platform, we have added the env variables to the app level env settings and deployed the app:
But the env’s dont seem to be working.
How we’ve tested this
In one of our main JS file we have console logged an env as follows:
This log returns the correct env locally both in build and dev mode. But in App Platform, it returns
undefined. So this suggests, the unique way in which App Platform handles env variables is not working with our set up (which I would have thought was pretty standard practice with a normal
.env file in the root and using dotenv
Does anyone know what else is needed to get Digital Oceans App Platform env variables to work correctly at runtime?
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