Problems with email/password validation

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Josh Knowles

01 Jun, 2007 04:29 PM

Has anyone successfully used ActiveResource w/ email/password authentication to query Lighthouse?

I tried out the API using ActiveResource for the first time last night. As I'm just a user on the account, and not an admin, I had to user the email/pass authentication as opposed to the token. Unfortunately I was unable to get it to accept my username as URI was choking on the "@" symbol and raising an exception.

Environment: Max OS 10.4.9 (Intel) Ruby 1.8.6 ActiveSupport (#6924) ActiveResource (#6924)

  1. 1 Posted by Rick on 01 Jun, 2007 10:36 PM

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    You need to encode the @ symbol in the email address. Try %40.

  2. 2 Posted by Rick on 04 Jun, 2007 02:39 PM

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    Hey, I'm an idiot. Should just use basic authentication rather than trying to encode the email in the URL like that. I'll update the lighthouse api to do this instead.

    Edit: Fixed. Lighthouse.authenticate will do the right thing now. I still want to allow token support though but this'll get you up and running in the mean time I hope :)

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