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From Alexander Gabriel <a...@barbalex.ch>
Subject Re: looking for couchapp examples for managing user authentification
Date Sun, 23 Oct 2011 11:08:46 GMT
Great, thank you Benoit.

Are there examples of entire applications, where I can see how the username
is fetched after logging in and opening a new html-page?

Alex



2011/10/23 Benoit Chesneau <bchesneau@gmail.com>

> there are ex of code on github:
>
> https://github.com/couchapp/couchdb-login-jquery
> https://github.com/couchapp/example
>
> enoit
> On Sunday, October 23, 2011, Alexander Gabriel <alex@barbalex.ch> wrote:
> > Hi all
> >
> > This is surely a very basic beginners problem - I am biologist and only
> > starting to learn programming. It may well be a java script issue and
> have
> > nothing to do with couchdb.
> >
> > In my couchapp (
> >
> http://barbalex.iriscouch.com/evab-ch_barbalex_evab/_design/evab/index.html
> > , https://github.com/barbalex/EvabMobile) every page needs to know the
> user
> > name as that is saved in every file. After logging in I get the user name
> > like this in every page:
> >
> > *User = "";   //use global variable to save user name in*
> > *$.couch.session({*
> > * success : function(r) {*
> > * userCtx = r.userCtx;*
> > * if (userCtx.name) {*
> > *                        //save user name in variable*
> > * User = userCtx.name;*
> > * } else {*
> > * //user is not logged in, present the login page*
> > * window.open(Pfad + "index.html", target="_self");*
> > * }*
> > * }*
> > *});*
> >
> > There probably are several problems here (for example using a global
> > variable, not using a dedicated function to fetch the username) which is
> > probably why this is bugging me - the variable "User" doesn't seem to
> return
> > the username correctly - sometimes it does, others it doesn't (even
> though
> > "GET http://barbalex.iriscouch.com/_session" returns "
> >
>
> {"ok":true,"userCtx":{"name":"z","roles":[]},"info":{"authentication_db":"_users","authentication_handlers"
> > :["oauth","cookie","default"],"authenticated":"cookie"}}"). I have spent
> a
> > while now on this problem and come to the point where I need a pointer.
> >
> > I don't expect you experts to teach me java script of course. It would be
> > great if you could point me to some couchapps I could look into to learn
> how
> > this (and other stuff) is done correctly.
> >
> > I looked into AndroidGrocerySync for Android. But it seems to be a native
> > app programmed in java.
> >
> > Your help is much appreciated!
> >
> > Alex
> >
>

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