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General Discussion

How do apps handle different user accounts

Hi guy's I just had a wonder moment I want to create an app for c# & android where users manage information I have read how to create authentication with windows azure ( which seems awesome ) but I was wondering how do apps link a user to their info i.e. when you log into treehouse you only get your Info , how do apps do this after authenticating the user just wondering any guidance would be helpful in c# especially

1 Answer

Treehouse is built with Ruby on Rails. Once you enter an email and password and this is authenticated, it populates the view (page) with that users data that is stored in a database. It's alot more complicated than that using MVC. But you would really want to look into creating user accounts and sessions really.

So the part of the app that sort of links the user to their info uses sessions ?

Yes and it will pull data from a database