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From Benoit Chesneau <bchesn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: looking for couchapp examples for managing user authentification
Date Sun, 23 Oct 2011 10:13:46 GMT
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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