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Flask REST API and Live Feedback

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From: Timothy F.
Date: Thu 21st May 2020, 11:24am


"Matthew Carter" <22*6*8*[email protected]*u*e*t*u*a*e*u*a*> wrote:

> I have fixed the function call, it seems setInterval and setTimeout both have trouble 
> accepting parameters. You can get around this by using "Function.prototype.bind()". eg the 
> last line of the pastebin is now:
> setInterval(retrieveNewAttempts.bind(null, token), 5000)
> However, I am still interested in what kind error handling needs to be done for ajax, and how 
> to do it? Happy to be pointed in the right direction and not spoon-fed as I'm sure there is a 
> bit to it.
> In addition, I do not know when/how I should revoke a token from a user?
> Sincerely,
> Matthew Carter

This was covered in yesterdays lecture. For a REST API you should revoke a token when a user 
requests it (a DELETE request is sent to /api/token/) or the token expires (so a token expiry 
date is stred with the token).

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