How to Apply Security Settings Client-Side

Description

Security settings can be applied client-side to dynamically display controls in an application, such as in PhoneGap applications.

Discussion

Controls in an application can be dynamically shown based on a user's "role" in the security framework. For example, a button can be configured to be visible only if a user has the "Administration" role.

Security settings in most Alpha Anywhere applications are enforced server-side. However, in some situations, such as in a PhoneGap application, you may want to enforce security settings client-side.

Watch the video below to learn how to create client-side rules to show or hide controls in a UX Component based on a user's role in the security framework.

Click here to download the component shown in the videos above.