Facebook API Developers Guide

Facebook API Developers Guide

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The Facebook API allows web developers to create Facebook applications and access Facebook data from other applications. Facebook API Developers Guide covers the use and implementation of the Facebook APIa€”what the key features are and how you can access them. You will learn, through practical examples, the main features of the Facebook API including an introduction to the APIa€“specific languages FQL and FBML. These examples are further supported by the introduction of other technologies like language libraries, relational database management systems, and XML. Covers all key features of the Facebook API Explains the API languages FQL and FBML Teaches by example, with useful code and tips you can use in your own applications What youa€™ll learn Provides a€œreala€ language description of the API thata€™s easy to understand Presents multiple API examples that you can use in your own projects Fills holes in the official documentation Demonstrates integration with other technologies Illustrates how adoption of sociala€“technical behavior shapes technology design Shows that Facebook development is fun! Who this book is for This book is for web developers wanting to learn how to leverage the API in their own applications or how to create bespoke applications in Facebook. It will also appeal to Facebook users who are interested in using the API to develop their own programs. The code in the book is aimed at the beginnera€“toa€“intermediate level, so you dona€™t need to be a pro to use it, but some programming or web development experience is recommended.JavaScript is stripped from your code. For instance, you cannot use the onclick attribute in the anchor (alt;aagt;) tag to call JavaScript: alt;pagt; alt;a hre-F=aquot;javascript:alert(a#39; You\a#39;ll never see mea#39;);aquot;agt;click mealt;/aagt; alt;/pagt; Although completely valid HTML andanbsp;...

Title:Facebook API Developers Guide
Author:Alan Graham
Publisher:Apress - 2008-02-27


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