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  • UX Integrated Login Functionality Problems - 8099

    Before I get all wound up, I wanted to ask if any of you have been using the "Integrated Login" functionality of the UX component successfully.

    Specifically, I have a mobile app with a large deployment that is right now working fine on 6699 (as I've posted before). I've tried to upgrade it to Version 7295, 8099 and some others, but no matter which server I try the app freezes after clicking the Login button. I've done some troubleshooting and found that the app isn't even getting to the Server Side "OnLoginEvent". Just stops dead. The Login button works in that I can put an alert message or even a focus message in the onClick JS event and the event fires, but any attempt to insert {dialog.Object}.login() meets with no success.

    Again, this app consists of ONE UX, no separate login dialog, using the "Integrated Login" feature, set to focus to another panel after login. I've actually gone so far as to start a whole new Workspace and create a brand new UX and every control needed to login, nothing else, and the UX STILL won't get as far as the onLogin event.

    If someone tells me that yes, they're running a single component UX mobile app using (integrated) login successfully post-6699 then I'll just resume hitting my head against the wall. Otherwise, I'll need to see if I can submit my barebones example to Alpha as a possible "bug". I don't want them to debug my app, but I am a reasonably intelligent individual and can't see what I'm doing wrong (although I freely admit it could be me, EVERYTHING is obvious in retrospect).

    Thanks in advance for any info you can provide.



    Norman

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    Yes. I've just recently helped a client with a single mobile UX that uses integrated login functionality. They are on a nightly build beyond 8099 at this point.

    Have you recalculated all controls after a version update? Over the years there have been some updates that required this step. Maybe try making shorter version jumps. I seem to recall 7086 being a very stable version. Are there any JavaScript errors in the console?
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    • #3
      Thank you, that helped quite a bit. I looked around some more and, of course, found the initial problem: UX component was not enabled in Security. :( In my defense, however, it did get as far as the login screen (i.e. processed the Login button push) but stopped dead as if there were JS errors.

      On the down side, the only reason I started to experiment was because it was reported, among other things, that the main list control (i.e. the one that becomes active right after login) was showing multiple copies of each record. Turns out this occurs when a user refreshes (reloads) the browser while accessing the detail view. After refresh the login page comes up, user relogs in and then the multiples start appearing. Each refresh (and subsequent login) adds one more copy. This, however, is on a different topic so I will look into it some more (search for answers as to what happens when a mobile browser page is reloaded) and post if necessary.

      Again, thanks for taking the time to respond.


      Norman

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      • #4
        YES I have had problems with the UX login. It kicks a 500 error when clicking the button with login() function.

        Here is the error I get, perhaps that is the same as yours. But I am in an odd position testing between the stable and other nightly builds. I also cannot create a working 2FA form, but I am not at a point where I can send it as a bug.
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        • #5
          Originally posted by Steve Wood View Post
          Here is the error I get, perhaps that is the same as yours.
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          • #6
            Originally posted by Steve Wood View Post
            YES I have had problems with the UX login. It kicks a 500 error when clicking the button with login() function.

            Here is the error I get, perhaps that is the same as yours. But I am in an odd position testing between the stable and other nightly builds. I also cannot create a working 2FA form, but I am not at a point where I can send it as a bug.
            Well, as I say, I have had multiple issues with the integrated login, some my fault, some maybe not. The initial one was that I didn't set security properly on the UX, but got no message to that effect when running the component, it just hung. OK, pilot error. The others are not related to the login; One was the multiple loading of list data, I just set Properties to NOT restore list data from storage, seemed to have cleared that up (with no negative side-effects), no idea why. The last is image-related (reference mab's post above): When I am setting up a FormView (tied to a list) with an embedded picture and click "Allow Image Capture" I get my "pointer not found" error message (explained in another post). In this case I DID manage to cobble up a basic test case which seemingly reproduced the problem and sent it in as a possible bug to Alpha a week ago today. Still waiting for a response from Alpha (who, to be fair, probably get a lot of bug reports). I just need to know if it's again pilot error or if they managed to reproduce it.

            The other errors with 8099 seem to come and go.

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            • #7
              I have to say this just leaves me speechless after all these years - something that is so easy - so fundamental has been made so difficult and unreliable to seasoned developers.
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