This tutorial builds upon the previous tutorial at /2010/10/html5-saving-canvas-image-data-using-php-and-ajax, with additional explanation on how to pass parameters along with the canvas data. We will demonstrate methods of saving the content of a HTML5 Canvas object using server side scripting. PHP will be used in this example, but the technique can be applied in other languages as […]

Using UIWebView is an efficient way to make an About screen, Help screen, or other sort of hard to layout. Consider how easy it is to lay out your ‘page’ in html, instead of having to build it using Interface Builder. You can even use JavaScript and add interactivity if you want. You can even […]

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 […]

One of the things that I played around several years ago was the GD library, which allows image manipulations and creations on the server-side. I have always want to automate repetitive things such as creating glossy-icons for web-pages.  Basically I want to automate the process of converting: From this To this: I wasn’t sure if […]

Glossy Icons Creator
August 13, 2011

Convert your icons into glossy version, instantly! Javascript must be enabled in your browser to use this tool. Please upload one image only at a time, JPG, PNG and GIF are supported. For best result, use square images. To save the result, right-click on the image and do “Save As” (rename the php extension with […]

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. […]

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 […]

This is intended for non programmer as a step by step guide of how to to display Flash content in a Tab page. (Note: technically, there’s no longer Tabs in Facebook pages since Facebook moved the tab to the left Sidebar, but I will still refer them as Tabs). Non developers no need to freak […]

The traditional method of adding custom contents to a Page is by using the Static FBML application. This approach has a lot of limitations, such as not being able to call Javascript or PHP files.   This method as you may already know, it is being deprecated by Facebook.   See Developer Roadmap. The other […]

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