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Thanks everyone for your comments. It's definitely given me some things to think about, as well as a tentative feeling that I'm on the right track :)

The scope of this project is web apps with a relatively simple login process - PM for instance. It is not meant to be standalone user management system. It's still up to the developer to add the user preferences, admin areas, etc. if they're required. One motivation was that a login system could be implemented quickly, and then refined later.

When creating a new LoginRequired instance, a number of parameters can be used to customize the login process. These are things like "user_id_field", "password_field" that define database column names and a "confirmation_fields" array defining which fields are used to confirm an identity before emailing a user a password. Just about anything I could make customizable I did.

I've also worked at making it relatively simple to use different technologies for session and user management. Overloading the "getSession" and "commitSession" functions is all that's required to change the way sessions are stored. There's a similar set of functions in the works for storing user information.

Given the comments here, I think I'll take a couple of days to refine and document the beast and put it up on CPAN. I was going to go further in describing it, but it's easier when there's some code I can point to.

Thanks again for the comments.
James


In reply to Re: Re: Never Write Another Login Script Again! by jbeninger
in thread Never Write Another Login Script Again! by jbeninger

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