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#1 zauii   User is offline

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Is the inbuilt MVC login system commonly used?

Posted 20 November 2011 - 11:36 AM


I've a question in regards to the inbuilt login/authentication system that ASP.NET offers.
Is it used often in a live production environment or do people build their own login systems?

I'm new to this and i'm trying to get a picture of it. I guess were I'm trying to get at is, should i bother learning to create my own login system?

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#2 SurfingShark   User is offline

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Re: Is the inbuilt MVC login system commonly used?

Posted 21 November 2011 - 08:20 PM

I'm assuming you're talking about the Membership API that ships with ASP.NET? It is not limited to MVC, you can use it with WebForms if you so choose.

It is a great start to membership, and the API handles the not-so-fun membership pieces. At the very least, I recommend starting with the out-of-box solution and building on top of that so you don't have to worry about the nuances of membership, and just dive into the application-specific customization for authentication/authorization.
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