This guide walks you through in getting the Facebook Credits Sample running in test mode. 1. Download the official sample code from: 2. Read the overview. 3. Copy the files into your server into a subfolder (your server must support PHP): – callback.php – index.php – xdreceiver.html 4. Create a test application. Fill out […]

Here’s the Press Release I received from them: Integrate Flash applications with Facebook using Packt’s new book Packt is pleased to announce Flash Facebook Cookbook, a new book that will teach developers to work with the key Graph API objects and their social connections, using the Facebook ActionScript 3 SDK. Written by James Ford, this […]

It is quite annoying for us developers that getting the numeric user id when that user has a vanity URL. Granted that for user’s that hasn’t set their own (vanity) URL names, this is easy, just login and see the URL bar, which will be something like But for user that has vanity URL, […]

If you have read my previous post about this subject here, then consider this a bug-fix or an update. Posting to user’s wall is easy enough but what about if you want an application to post, say user accomplishment (such as High Scores or user achievements) onto the application page? The process is actually straightforward. […]

 NOTE: This method appears to be broken at this time (7/28/2011). I don’t know if and what has changed on the Facebook side, it just stopped working. Will update this post if it works again. UPDATE (8/9/2011): The method has slightly changed but works again now. Please see this post for the update. Posting to […]

UPDATE: This guide is not functional at this time due to changes to OAUTH 2.0 on the See: I might revise it in the future, but right now I’m disgusted by of all these Facebook API changes. ########################################### Here’s an example of a Flash SWF that allows you to browse images (and swfs) from […]

As explained in the previous article, you can post to user walls with or without dialog. Which method to use depends on your need. If you want user to enter a message, then you need the dialog. At other times, you might want predefined messages so why bother prompting the user? (Note that Facebook has […]

As mentioned in the previous post (, you can post feed with or without a dialog with the main difference being the obvious one that user cannot edit the message being posted without a dialog. By the way, Facebook has some policies of what kind of message you can put in the message field, read […]

Examples Here are examples of posting to Facebook well feed using the Javascript Graph API: There are two examples there, one using the FB.ui (to show dialog) and the other using FB.api.  The difference is that the FB.api method does not display any user-interface (dialog), so this is best used for canned messages. Code […]

You can try the example for this guide at: Background The normal way to open the OAUTH dialog is as described here, by calling: You can open the dialog in the same window, like this: More details can be read here. The normal route if you want to show the dialog as a popup […]

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