- Language: English
- 232 Pages
- Published: May 2011
- Region: Asia, Australia, China, Global, India, Japan, New Zealand
FacebookTM Application Development
- Published: May 2008
- Region: Global
- 330 Pages
- John Wiley and Sons Ltd
- The wildly popular Facebook social networking platform has published an open Application Programming Interface (API) and developers are eating it up--60,000 signed up to use it in the first few days; with this API, any programmer can create applications and new features for Facebook
- Explores and explains the components available to programmers, including working with Facebook Markup Language (FBML), querying Facebook with FQL, application layout and flow, advanced configuration and performance tuning, and more
- Businesses such as NBC, Yahoo!, Red Bull, Forbes, and the Washington Post are building branded applications to reach the growing Facebook community
Part I: Understanding the Facebook Platform.
Chapter 1: Facebook as a Platform.
Chapter 2: Building Your First Application.
Chapter 3: Facebook Markup Language (FBML).
Chapter 4: Advanced FBML.
Chapter 5: Using the Facebook API.
Chapter 6: Data Mining with FQL.
Chapter 7: Authentication.
Part II: Building Facebook Applications.
Chapter 8: Resources for Developers.
Chapter 9: Doing More with Hello World.
Chapter 10: External Application Development.
Chapter 11: Best Practices.
Appendix A: PHP File Reference.
"This is a classic presentation that underlines its [Wrox] quality and standing in the computing world." (The Bookseller, Friday 14th March 2008)