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Discussion on: How to secure your OpenAPI Specification and Swagger UI in a NestJS application

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Manuel Heidrich Author

Thanks @kiwikilian !

I updated my post with your proposal. Honestly, I did not know about the -json part, it is cool though!

I also was wondering why using ConfigurationService instead of directly accessing the env variables would be a better idea?

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Kilian

Cool! You can use the JSON format of your OpenAPI with other generator tools for example to generate types and fetch functions for your frontend application.

The ConfigurationService would simply be the most NestJS way of doing it. It’s awesome to validate your envs so you don’t forget about configuring something. But it’s not necessary, just a further read: docs.nestjs.com/techniques/configu...