Advanced Networking with URLSession

Sep 15 2022 · Swift 5.6, iOS 15, Xcode 13.4.1

Part 2: Authentication, Cookies & App Transport Security

11. Work With Cookies

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Notes: 11. Work With Cookies

When setting up the cookieProperties dictionary, the following line is also required in order for the initializer to return a non-nil value:

cookieProperties[.path] = cookie.path

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A cookie is a small text file generated by a server to identify a user on subsequent requests.

private func getCookiesTapped() async {
  func setCookies(name: String? = nil, value: String? = nil) {
    Task { @MainActor in
      cookieName = name ?? "N/A"
      cookieValue = value ?? "N/A"
guard let url = URL(string: "") else {
do {

} catch {
let (_, response) = try await url)     
guard let httpResponse = response as? HTTPURLResponse,
      let fields = httpResponse.allHeaderFields as? [String: String],
      let cookie = HTTPCookie.cookies(withResponseHeaderFields: fields, for: url).first
else {
setCookies(name:, value: cookie.value)
var cookieProperties: [HTTPCookiePropertyKey: Any] = [:]
cookieProperties[.name] =
cookieProperties[.value] = cookie.value
cookieProperties[.domain] = cookie.domain
if let myCookie = HTTPCookie(properties: cookieProperties) {