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 […]

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 […]


If you have set user your user name via the Account Setting, it can be very hard to find your numeric user id. In fact, it’s annoyingly hard. I don’t know why this information is not somewhere obvious, like in your Account Setting section. Why can’t they put it there? It’s not like the user […]

Updates Facebook requires the use of OAUTH2.0 nowadays. Some of the changes required are: session is now called authResponse. getSession is replaced with getAuthResponse. perms is now called scope. The zip file linked below has these changes (there are changes in .as and .html side and in the first frame of the example .FLA). Please […]

With the Facebook introduction of Graph API, there are several ways of authenticating (logging in user) and displaying the permission request. Before we continue, let’s see an example of two of them: Popup Authentication This method spawns a new bowser window (as popup) containing the form: Same Window Authentication This methods opens a Facebook page […]

Note: I tested the issue and the solution using Windows Opera 11.01 build 1190 and confirmed the fix works. The Problem Calls to FB.api never executed their callbacks. For instance, in this code, Firefox and Chrome prints: window.fbAsyncInit (from line 4) and onGetLoginStatusResponse (from line 33), but Opera 11.01 only prints the window.fbAsyncInit. Fixing It […]

To check whether a particular user likes your Page or App, you can use this Graph API call /me/likes, after the user is logged in to your application. You need the page id or application id to check against.   Your application also needs to have an extended permission named user_likes to retrieve a list […]

This post will show you how to retrieve a list of the user Likes (i.e.: list of Applications, Pages that the user has clicked the Like button). You need to be familiar with setting up a Facebook Application and using the JavaScript Graph API to follow this tutorial. For an overview of the Graph API, […]

Please upgrade your browser Download It (requires Flash CS4 or newer) The code is in the actions layer on the FLAs main timeline. To use the example on your site, you need to change the APP_ID. The download already includes the facebook-actionscript-api files, located within GraphAPI Source_1_5 folder (you can get the latest facebook-actionscript-api from […]