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From Raymond Camden <raymondcam...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Cookie support in docs.
Date Wed, 22 Apr 2015 21:01:24 GMT
Sweet. Thanks Shazon!

On Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 1:58 PM, Shazron <shazron@gmail.com> wrote:
> Created https://github.com/cordova/cordova-discuss/blob/master/FAQ.md
> as a doc so we can stage edits.
> If anyone needs direct access let me know.
>
>
> On Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 10:21 AM, Raymond Camden
> <raymondcamden@gmail.com> wrote:
>> So we don't have a FAQ yet. Is it time to start it? Here is my stab:
>>
>> Do cookies work in Cordova apps?
>>
>> There are two ways in which you may want to use cookies. The first is
>> within XHR (Ajax) requests to remote resources. Unless you
>> specifically remove them, your Ajax library will automatically use
>> cookies in subsequent calls to remote APIs and resources you request.
>> So given that some API returns a cookie required for future calls, you
>> can assume it will be automatically sent when your app hits it again.
>>
>> The other way your app may desire to use cookies is locally - ie
>> within the app itself. This does not make sense within a Cordova app
>> as it isn't running on a proper web server itself. If your intent is
>> simply to store data for the app then you should make use the various
>> existing methods (link to
>> http://cordova.apache.org/docs/en/4.0.0/cordova_storage_storage.md.html#Storage)
>> to store data locally.
>>
>> On Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 9:44 AM, Josh Soref <jsoref@blackberry.com> wrote:
>>> Andrey:
>>> It makes sense for someone to write a simple document saying that cookies are
>>> supported for subresources requested from remote web servers, but that Cordova
>>> doesn't promise cookie support for the app itself, and it should suggest using
>>> localStorage or the file API for preferences.
>>>
>>> Thanks for volunteering to work on this :)
>>>
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: agrieve@google.com [mailto:agrieve@google.com] On Behalf Of
>>>> Andrew Grieve
>>>> Sent: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 11:18 AM
>>>> To: dev
>>>> Subject: Re: Cookie support in docs.
>>>>
>>>> Cookies work the same as they do in a browser AFAIK. cookies for file:
>>>> don't make sense because you talk to a server at file:. If you make an XHR
>>>> to http:///, they it can set cookies.
>>>>
>>>> On Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 6:12 AM, Andrey Kurdumov
>>>> <kant2002@googlemail.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> > Hi,
>>>> >
>>>> > I come across the following SO question.
>>>> >
>>>> > http://stackoverflow.com/questions/24374397/cookie-support-in-
>>>> cordova-official-documentation
>>>> >
>>>> > The guy could not find any mentions about cookie support in the
>>>> Phonegap. I
>>>> > do google search and find that the only mention about cookie support
is
>>>> > issue CB-8026 where stated that Android support third-party cookies.
I
>>>> > personally was having problems with that, but resolve it using custom
HTTP
>>>> > header.
>>>> >
>>>> > Question is: Does it make sense add the section in the docs regarding
>>>> > cookies, and their limitations in Cordova apps, due to fact that files
>>>> > server over file:/// protocol?
>>>> >
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> ===========================================================================
>> Raymond Camden, Developer Advocate for MobileFirst at IBM
>>
>> Email : raymondcamden@gmail.com
>> Blog : www.raymondcamden.com
>> Twitter: raymondcamden
>>
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