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SOLVED: How do I create and use Environmental Variables in Swift for sensitive info?

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Hi gang,

How do I do the following:

  1. Create a hidden file that can be added to .gitignore which holds some sensitive information such as API keys, etc?
  2. Access the information in this file inside of Swift/Xcode so as not to directly expose this information to the outside world?

I have been googling but all of it is over my head (6-month old developer).

What's the simplist method that will get the job done inside of Swift/Xcode?

Thanks as always. :)


Do not put sensitive data in the bundle or UserDefaults. Use KeyChain or FileManager (with encription)

You can use kishikawakatsumi's KeychainAccess. @djryanash as you have access to HWS+ then check out this Live steam Simple SwiftUI, part 3: SimpleNotes.


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