Environments

An environment is a set of variables. By changing the environment, these variables can be exchanged. This system can be used to support different environments (e.g. dev, test, prod).

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It is possible to select several environments at the same time.

All environment variables are expanded automatically.

# .env
auth_tokenEndpoint={{authHost}}/auth/realms/test/protocol/openid-connect/token

# 9.env
authHost=https://my.openid.de

# resolved variables
authHost=https://my.openid.de
auth_tokenEndpoint=https://my.openid.de/auth/realms/test/protocol/openid-connect/token

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The VS Code extension supports switching to different environments. A different environment can be selected per file. Newly opened files in are opened with the last active environment.

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Since rejectUnauthorized and the use of a proxy can be different per environment, they can be set using the special variables request_rejectUnauthorized and request_proxy.

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Environments can be provided with setting environments in .httpyac.js . All settings with key $shared are shared between all environments All settings with key $default are used only if no environment is selected

{
  "$shared": {
    "host": "https://mydoman"
  },
  "dev": {
    "user": "mario",
    "password": "123456"
  },
  "prod": {
    "user": "mario",
    "password": "password$ecure123"
  }
}

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A setting environmentVariables is supported in VS Code setting. It is automatically monitored and when changes are made, the environment is reinitialized.

Dotenv

dotenvopen in new window support is enabled by default.

authHost=https://my.openid.de
auth_tokenEndpoint=https://my.openid.de/auth/realms/test/protocol/openid-connect/token

You can specify environments by pre pending or appending a environment identifier

.env                # global variables
.env.local          # variables only used in env local
local.env           # variables only used in env local

The .env files are searched from the following locations:

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httpYac tries to detect changes in .env files and clean the cache. However, if the change is made outside of VS Code, command httpyac.reset must be run manually.

Intellij Environment

Intellij Environment Variablesopen in new window support is enabled by default.

The http-client.env.json and http-client.private.env.json files are searched from the following locations:

WARNING

httpYac tries to detect changes in .env files and clean the cache. However, if the change is made outside of VS Code, command httpyac.reset must be run manually.

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