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The Definitive Guide to NetBeans™ Platform 7 by Heiko Böck

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C H A P T E R  33

Authentication and Multi-User Login

To begin this discussion of authentication and logging in multiple users, let's go back to the login dialog you created in Chapter 13. With this dialog you can retrieve the user's login data. Here we will check this data on the server side. There are numerous possibilities for checking login data. In this context, two Java built-in functions are focused on doing so. As soon as a user registered successfully, it is important to adapt the application referring to his or her rights or group membership.

Login Dialog

In Chapter 13, which was about creating application-specific dialogs, you created a login dialog. The focus in that case was on the UI component, not on the login process. You directly ...

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