Trouble reading environment variables locally

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Very helpful tutorial. I’m new to this platform and Django and I would like to test my app locally before deploying. I changed the DEVELOPMENT_MODE environment variable to False, but it doesn’t look like Django is reading the environment variables. When I print os.getenv() for any variable, it returns None. Is this supposed to happen? Thanks in advance for the help!

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