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How to make a private folder
Thanatos31005 (1)

hello I'm creating a discord bot and I need my json files to be private how can I do that without upgrading

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19wintersp (1142)

You have very basic options for this. The Hacker Plan's private repls are the best solution, but if you are unwilling, there are two main options:

  1. Store the data in your ".env" file
  2. Encrypt the data and store the key in your ".env" file
19wintersp (1142)

@Thanatos31005 It will depend on the programming language you're using. NodeJS has the built-in crypto library, you can use the cryptography library in Python. Both of these have encryption methods.

19wintersp (1142)

@Thanatos31005 Look into the cryptography library, and specifically the fernet module. They have code examples in their documentation.

HardikKumar1 (0)

Did you get a way out for this? @Thanatos31005

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You can try encrypting the file, but I would just use an external editor

Coder100 (18118)

you cannot. The only files that are private are .env files.
To learn how to use them: https://docs.repl.it/repls/secret-keys

note: you cannot just rename files to .env and expect it to work!

caaaaaaaaaallum (0)

@Coder100 what would you do if replit does not allow you to use a .env file anymore