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Facebook API Developers Guide

  • Authors
  • First book to cover the Facebook API

  • Facebook is a massive phenomenon, and a huge market

  • Assumes no knowledge of the API, readers start from scratch and learn how to build applications utilizing the API


About this book


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 API—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 API–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


Ajax Facebook Google Google Analytics JavaScript PHP REST XML code reuse databases design development interaction language user interface

About the authors

strongWayne Graham/strong is the emerging technology coordinator at the Earl Gregg Swem Library at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia.

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