Built-in .env Files Support Starting from Node.js v20.6.0


A long-awaited feature amongst NodeJS developers. Finally, starting from Node.js v20.6.0, Node.js supports .env files for configuring environment variables. A video by Orleando Dassi ✅

We used to plug in third-party dependencies for that same need, the most notable one is dotenv.


  • 00:00 – Context
  • 00:34 – NodeJS Demo Project
  • 03:09 – Multi-environment (many .env files)

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