Submitter: Robert Lyon (robe...@catalyst.net.nz)
Author: Aaron Wells <aar...@catalyst.net.nz>
Date: Mon Sep 26 15:32:04 2016 +1300
Bug 1620879: Adding webservices to replicate api/mobile functionality.
behatnotneeded: can't test in behat
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Allow users to self-issue webservice access tokens
Status in Mahara:
For the generation 2 Mahara mobile app (
https://github.com/maharaproject/mahara-mobile ), we want users to be
able to generate the access tokens they need via the app itself,
rather than the current process where users have to log in to Mahara
in a web browser, go to their account settings page, scroll to the
bottom and manually create an access token (typing in its value
themselves), then launch the mobile app and write that same access
token into the mobile app.
Instead, we envision a process the same as the Moodle Mobile app. The
user is presented with a username/password field, they enter their
credentials there, and the app then does the dirty work of talking to
the Mahara server, requesting the access token, and storing it.
In order to support SSO options, there also needs to be an alternative
flow, where the app opens an embedded iframe that displays the Mahara
login form, and returns the access token value back to the app when
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