How to Do Everything
Facebook Applications (How to Do Everything)
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|Format:||Paperback / softback, 330 pages|
|Other Information: ||Illustrations|
|Published In: ||United States, 01 March 2008|
This is the first book to show how to create apps for the hottest social networking site. This hands-on guide teaches you how to build applications that run on the most popular social networking site among college students, professionals and business users. Written in the popular, easy-to-follow How to Do Everything format, this book is designed to enable even those with minimal technical skills to create Facebook Platform applications. With coverage of all the technologies involved, including Facebook Platform API, FBML, FQL, MySQL, and REST, "How to Do Everything: Facebook Applications" provides a single source of structured guidance that is far easier to understand than the disparate tutorials available on the Web. You will learn how integrate Facebook applications with websites and databases, and use your applications to sell a product or market a business, non-profit organization, or political cause. A pre-built, customizable Facebook application will be available for download.
About the Author
Jesse Feiler has worked as a developer for companies such as the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Prodigy, and Apple. He is the author of several computing books, including How to Do Everything with Web 2.0 Mashups.
Table of Contents
PART I: Facebook Applications: What They Are and How to Use Them Chapter 1. Use Facebook as a Social Utility Chapter 2. Find Your Way Around Your Facebook Home Page and Profile Chapter 3. Find Your Way Around Facebook Chapter 4. Find Your Way Around a Facebook Application: Groups Chapter 5. Use Other Facebook Applications PART II: Use Facebook Technologies Chapter 6. Use XML, XHTML, and CSS Chapter 7. Use PHP Chapter 8. Understand Overall Facebook Architecture Chapter 9. Use Facebook Markup Language (FBML) Chapter 10. Use the Facebook API Chapter 11. Use Facebook Query Language (FQL), Mock-AJAX, FBJS, and Facebook Mobile PART III: Build Facebook Applications Chapter 12. Get Started as a Facebook Developer Chapter 13. Build a Basic Interface Chapter 14. Integrate MySQL Data Chapter 15. Add More Features Index
|Dimensions: ||23.47 x 18.64 x 1.88 centimeters (0.58 kg)|