LiveCode Server - Passing Information From Web Page to Web Page

Andrew Kluthe andrew at ctech.me
Thu Dec 12 15:41:25 EST 2013


store some additional info about the client connecting to associate with
the session ids?

ip address, a hash of the ipaddress and the user agent, something similar?


On Thu, Dec 12, 2013 at 2:33 PM, Richard Gaskin
<ambassador at fourthworld.com>wrote:

> Gregory Lypny wrote:
>
> > I want to track my students as they navigate from page to page on
> > my website so that I can fill the pages with content that is
> > appropriate for each one and so that they need not reenter a student
> > ID and password every time they submit a form (quizzes, assignment
> > uploads, etc.). It was suggested that I avoid using cookies, and
> > instead, create unique session IDs that would be stored on the server
> > in a text file associated with their student ID. No problem creating
> > the session IDs and storing them, but I am at a loss as how I can
> > pass them from page to page. If I place a hidden form field on each
> > page, I can have the value of the field set to the session ID, and
> > that will work fine if the page has an actual form with a submit
> > button that students are intended to use. But if the page is one
> > where there is nothing for the student to submit themselves, I don’t
> > know how to pass along the value of the hidden field. I would like it
> > passed along whenever a student clicks a link to go to another page.
>
> Sounds like a good fit for cookies.
>
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Andrew Kluthe
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