AW: Making the content of LC Server Scripts Safe

Tiemo Hollmann TB toolbook at
Thu May 22 03:06:03 EDT 2014

I think it's not special to LiveCode server scripts. If you communicate from
LiveCode via PHP to a MySQL db, the db credentials are in the PHP files also
"visible". You only can protect you server dir with htaccess from being
ripped. Please correct me, if I am wrong.

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> Von: use-livecode [mailto:use-livecode-bounces at] Im
> von Nakia Brewer
> Gesendet: Donnerstag, 22. Mai 2014 06:31
> An: use-livecode at
> Betreff: Making the content of LC Server Scripts Safe
> Afternoon all,
> As I venture down the road of learning what the wonders of LC Server
> can do I find myself wondering how safe are the content of these scripts.
> Being completely new to Web and Server development it's probably a silly
> question but for example:
> I have a LC Server script that is called from a mobile testing app that
> records the devices location into a MySQL Database using $_GET params.
> In the LC Server Script file resides all my connection details for my
> etc.
> So, what stops someone from accidentally stumbling across that URL and
> the content of that file?
> Or am I completely not understanding?
> Sorry in advance :)
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