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Encoding Username and password

 
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Hi All,

I have a login screen with username and password.

I always hear that the username and password shold be encoded and sent to server.

How do i encode from the client side and send the details to the server or have i unserstood the concept wrong

Thanks
 
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No, you are correct, you should encrypt passwords if you are going to send them over the internet. To do that you use SSL, i.e. you use an https URL.
 
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