ajncookie

A very basic cookie setter and getter

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A very simple cookie manager

setCookie(res, cookie, val, expiration, domain, secure, httpOnly, path) void Sets a cookie header into the http response

res: type: http.ServerResponseobject (see http://nodejs.org/api/http.html#http_class_http_serverresponse) which passed to each http request

cookie:
    type: string
    Name of the cookie

val:
    type: string
    The value of the cookie

expiration:
    type: Date
    optional
    a date which defines when the cookie must expire

domain:
    type: string
    optional
    the scope of the cookie, tells the browser that cookies should only be
    sent back to the server for the given domain

secure:
    type: boolean
    optional
    The Secure attribute is meant to keep cookie communication limited to
    encrypted transmission

httpOnly:
    optional
    The HttpOnly attribute directs browsers to use cookies via the HTTP
    protocol only.

path:
    type: string
    optional
    the scope of the cookie, tells the browser that cookies should only be
    sent back to the server for the given path

getCookie(req, cookieName) returns string Gets a cookie from the http request

req:
    type: http.ClientRequest
            (see http://nodejs.org/api/http.html#http_class_http_clientrequest)
    which passed to each http request

cookieName:
    type: string
    The name of the cookie which value need to be returned

delCookie(res, cookie, domain, secure, httpOnly, path) void Sets the 'Set-Content' http header to request the browser to delete the given cookie Basically sets the expiration to a past date

res:
    type: http.ServerResponseobject
            (see http://nodejs.org/api/http.html#http_class_http_serverresponse)
    which passed to each http request

cookie:
    type: string
    Name of the cookie

val:
    type: string
    The value of the cookie

domain:
    type: string
    optional
    the scope of the cookie, tells the browser that cookies should only be
    sent back to the server for the given domain

secure:
    type: boolean
    optional
    The Secure attribute is meant to keep cookie communication limited to
    encrypted transmission

httpOnly:
    optional
    The HttpOnly attribute directs browsers to use cookies via the HTTP
    protocol only.

path:
    type: string
    optional
    the scope of the cookie, tells the browser that cookies should only be
    sent back to the server for the given path

Example of usage:

var cookie = require('ajncookie');

http.createServer((function () { return function (req, res) { // set the foo cookie if not set yet if (!cookie.getCookie(req, 'foo')) { cookie.setCookie(res, 'foo', 'bar', null, null, false, true, '/'); } res.writeHead(200, {'Content-Type': 'text/plain'}); res.end('OK'); }; }())); srv.listen(1111, '127.0.0.1');

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