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    What I should send to a JavaScript front end (client) after a user authentication

    I'm sorry, I'm having a mental block: I'm not sure what I should send to a JavaScript front end (client) after a user authentication on the server. I know that there needs to be some controls for the user (user/admin)to click but I'm not sure what to send that's secure and what not to send that's not secure. I've been told hidden controls are not secure. I know how to implement user authentication on the server. I understand a check on the server needs to be made if a control is clicked to check if the user (user/admin) has the right permissions for that control before the server executes the control function (on the server). I know I can set a variable and send it to the front end, once it's received (Ajax response) add controls (appendChild). If I do it this way, I feel it's not secure because all the code to do this is easily viewable by the browser (page source).

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    This question is not clear. I understand you have just verified a log in. Now where are you send him.her and for what purpose?
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