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How to use App Platform env variables in Docker build phase?

I’m currently trying to port my webapp from heroku to App Platform, and I’m struggling to use env variable set in the App Platform UI in my docker build phase. Any idea? Thanks


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You can pass the values of environment variables from the host to your containers without much effort. Simply don’t specify a value in the command line, and make sure that the environment variable is named the same as the variable the containerized app expects:

$ docker run -e var_name (…) In the above snippet, the value of a var_name variable in the current environment is used to set the value of var_name in the container environment upon startup.