sending javascript to browser widget?

Tom Glod tom at makeshyft.com
Tue Jul 31 22:30:53 CEST 2018


http://runtime-revolution.278305.n4.nabble.com/Browser-Widget-HTML5-LC-Integration-td4712003.html

On Tue, Jul 31, 2018 at 4:06 PM, Tom Glod <tom at makeshyft.com> wrote:

> Yeah..... cool.....thanks for that .....I figured as much ,,,,,, it would
> make sense why these kinds of protections would exist........ but imagine
> what could be done without them...lol....
>
> So how bout those cookies? for the browser?  is there any possible
> workaround to log into twitter or facebook using the browser ? and not be
> asked the password each time?
>
> I know that accessing  api is the next option....but I actually wanted the
> actual sites in a lc browser widget without having to log in every time.
>
> Yeah.... maybe i will do a more detailed search to see what has been
> posted on the subject of browser cookies.
>
> maybe its a lc 10 feature ... local storage for browser widgets.  can't a
> cookie be a custom property of a browser widget? :D :D :D
>
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> On Tue, Jul 31, 2018 at 2:56 PM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>
>> I'm going to say that Javascript is written to prevent you from doing
>> that. Javascript sandboxes their commands and functions so that only
>> certain ones are visible from outside the applications "sandbox". They call
>> it Scope and Context.
>>
>> Here is a good article on it which helped me understand why I could not
>> access certain commands and functions outside Acrobat:
>>
>> http://ryanmorr.com/understanding-scope-and-context-in-javascript/
>>
>> If you can set a username and password in a web page javascript control,
>> then you can probably GET them too. The reason why plugins like password
>> managers work is because they operate inside the context of the browser
>> application itself. Of course, all of my posts are subject to scrutiny and
>> correction.
>>
>> Bob S
>>
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>> > On Jul 31, 2018, at 11:03 , Tom Glod via use-livecode <
>> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>> >
>> > Hi Peeps, can anyone clarify for me if its possible to have a browser
>> > widget on a card and send javascript commands to it?
>> >
>> > Can I for example put text (login & password) into fields on the page
>> if I
>> > know the names of the field controls?
>> >
>> > Can I trigger the login button?
>> >
>> > Looking for workarounds for the lack of cookie support in the browser
>> > widget. (so i'm trying to do auto login)
>> >
>> > Unless it does support cookies?!?!!? Will it ever?
>> >
>> > Thank you.
>>
>>
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