Hello all, we’re working on a new web/online version of Kaleidoscope Painter.  It will not require Flash.  (We understand that some browsers now do not support Flash by default and there has been issues with Flash player itself.  This new version should resolve the Flash issues since it uses HTML and does not require any […]

This guide walks you through in getting the Facebook Credits Sample running in test mode. 1. Download the official sample code from: https://github.com/facebook/credits-api-sample 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 […]

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 https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=NUMERIC_ID. But for user that has vanity URL, […]

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. […]

Packt Publishing is offering exclusive discounts. Read their press release here: July, 2011 Packt Open Source announce exclusive discount offers on best-selling books Packt Open Source has this week announced a series of discounts on its selection of best selling Open Source books. Readers will be offered exclusive discounts off the cover price of selected print books and eBooks for […]

 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 Facebook.com. See: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/reference/javascript/FB.getAuthResponse/. 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 (http://www.permadi.com/blog/2011/04/javascript-facebook-graph-api-posting-to-walls/), 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 […]

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