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Boolean Type Words in YAML

YAML is a widely used data serialization language. In almost any software project, or during any dev-ops tasks, you can come across with YAML. For example Ruby on Rails uses YAML for fixtures, configuration files and localization. CI/CD tools such as CircleCI and Travis also use YAML for configuration. If you ever experienced a strange behaviour with YAML, you may have used one of the many reserved words of YAML. YAML reserves some words such as ‘yes’, ’no’, ‘y’, ’n’, ‘off’, ‘on’, etc....

June 7, 2016 · 1 min · Serhat M. Dündar