News Feed
Jobs Feed
Sections




News Archive
Looking for more information on how to do PHP the right way? Check out PHP: The Right Way

PHPBuilder.com:
Talking to Facebook's Social Graph with PHP
November 21, 2011 @ 11:26:54

On PHPBuilder.com there's a recent post showing you how to connect your application with Facebook's graph API and grabbing the current user's public profile information.

In recent years, [Facebook's] influence has dramatically grown thanks to the Facebook Platform, a set of APIs which third-parties can use to create or extend applications which tightly integrate with Facebook.com's features and users. [...] PHP-minded developers are particularly fortunate, as the Facebook PHP SDK doesn't only provide users a powerful solution for interacting with the social graph, but because it's actively maintained by the Facebook development team is often the first of several available APIs to offer the latest features and bug fixes.

He points out the github repostory for grabbing the Facebook SDK, the information you'd get (at a minimum) from the API and the sort of detail you can expect from a user logged into your application. Sample code is included for this last example.

0 comments voice your opinion now!
facebook social graph api tutorial public information


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

WaxJelly Blog: A More Complex PHP script using the YouTube API (with video details) PART 2

Gary Sieling: Scraping Google Maps Search Results with Javascript and PHP

Raphael Stolt's Blog: Installing Zend_Tool on Mac OS X

Kevin Waterson's Blog: When Tutorials Attack

PHPBuilder.com: Oauth Authentication for Social Apps in PHP


Community Events











Don't see your event here?
Let us know!


symfony2 component podcast framework hack security package language release facebook composer database introduction unittest performance install hhvm project example application

All content copyright, 2014 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework