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How to maintain session in swing?

Rahul Raj cochin

Joined: Mar 29, 2012
Posts: 9
Can anyone tell me how to maintain session in swing desktop applications?
I want to maintain session for user logins and sessions to be invalidated when logout from application.
I know the session implementation in JSF. Is there a way to do this in swing?
Darryl Burke

Joined: May 03, 2008
Posts: 4806

Rahul, please BeForthrightWhenCrossPostingToOtherSites

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Matthew Brown

Joined: Apr 06, 2010
Posts: 4518

The thing is, sessions in a web application are a way of coping with the fact that HTTP is a stateless protocol. But if you're in a desktop application, you can easily maintain the state as long as the application is running - just keep the data in memory. In a standalone application you don't need the concept of a session at all.

It might be different in a client-server setup. But even then, it's trivial for a client to maintain state.
Rob Spoor

Joined: Oct 27, 2005
Posts: 19947

You can use a WindowListener to be notified when the frame is closed. You can use it to log the user out.

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