All posts tagged “configuration

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Node.js dynamic settings

As I’m relatively new to Node I had to wrap my head around a very basic thing. Getting external variables into my app. Loading settings for different environments from config files and via environment variables (for heroku deployment) should supposedly be an easy challenge. However, none of the solutions I’ve found were well enough for my scenario:

  • Store config in json file.
  • Have different configuration files (development, production, …).
  • Load configs from environment variables.
  • Fallback from environment to config file.
  • App lives in one folder.
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Install Let’s Encrypt and create a free SSL certificate

This post is part of my Your own Virtual Private Server hosting solution project.
Get the latest version of this article here: https://gist.github.com/2e0ee4cf7e04bb75742d.

Introduction

Let’s Encrypt is a free, automated, and open certificate authority (CA), run for the public’s benefit. Let’s Encrypt is a service provided by the Internet Security Research Group (ISRG). This guide shows you how you can obtain a free SSL certificate.
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