[Seaside] autologin

Lukas Renggli renggli at gmail.com
Mon Aug 1 19:38:08 UTC 2011

You can look at the code of Pier and how it is done there ...

The basic idea is that you override #initialRequest: in your root
component, query the request object for the authentication cookie and
modify the session state if the login is valid.


On 1 August 2011 21:23, Louis LaBrunda <Lou at keystone-software.com> wrote:
> Hi Milan,
> I have just done something similar.  I decided to not have a fully
> automatic login.  I have a login screen with a "remember me" checkbox.  If
> I find the cookie, I fill in the userId/password and check the box.  The
> user is free to change anything on the screen.  If the login button is
> clicked and the "remember me" checkbox is not checked, I kill the cookie.
> If the login is successful and the "remember me" checkbox is checked, I
> refresh the cookie.
> I know this is not exactly what you are asking but if you like it, your
> question goes away.
> Lou
>>I have written a WEB application where you have to login first. To make
>>things more user-friendly, I would like to enable optional auto-login
>>feature. The username and encrypted password would be stored in a
>>cookie. I have figured how do store and read back cookies, but I
>>wouldn't know how to skip the login screen.
>>My Login class extends WAComponent, and in its renderContentsOn: I'm
>>reading the cookie. The problem is that you cannot #call another
>>component while rendering. You also cannot register a WATask as an
>>application. How would you do it?
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