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Brian Aberts
Brian Aberts
1,832 Points

Secure database connection?

I haven't reached the point to need this just yet, but what if i wanted to make a desktop application for my website, which would allow users to login and view messages? The only way i can think of is connecting to the mysqli database, or directly communicating with the server using ports? (which in my case i don't think would be doable)...

in python you can edit the file and see all the code, so if i were to connect to the database, how would i keep people from using the password to login and see data they aren't supposed to? or is there some other way to do this?

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Kristian Gausel
Kristian Gausel
14,661 Points

Check out the course on how to make a REST API, that is one viable solution.