I was working on a Django app where the source was going onto Github. The Django documentation is fairly explicit about how this key should be kept
"Keep this value secret.
Running Django with a known SECRET_KEY defeats many of Django’s security protections, and can lead to privilege escalation and remote code execution vulnerabilities."
I had the option of going online and generating a key but I thought it would be as handy to generate my own locally (connectivity being what it is in rural Ireland). To do this I've set up a shortcut Cmd + Shift + J to call a script that uses the same code as django-admin.py to generate a random string. The output is raised in a notification and copied to the clipboard
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