What are benefits and limitations of using Cookies

Q

What are benefits and limitations of using Cookies?

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A

Following are benefits of using cookies for state management :-
No server resources are required as they are stored in client.
They are light weight and simple to use

Following are limitation of using cookies :-
Most browsers place a 4096-byte limit on the size of a cookie, although support for 8192-byte cookies is becoming more common in the new browser and client-device versions available today.
Some users disable their browser or client devicefs ability to receive cookies, thereby limiting the use of cookies.
Cookies can be tampered and thus creating a security hole.
Cookies can expire thus leading to inconsistency.
Below is sample code of implementing cookies
Request.Cookies.Add(New HttpCookie(gnameh, guser1h))

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