Essential Facebook Development Build Successful Applications for the Facebook Platform: Build Successful Applications for the Facebook Platform

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/12/2009
  • Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

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With more than 250,000,000 active users, Facebook is the worldrs"s #1 social networking platform. But developing successful Facebook applications presents unique challenges, both technical and nontechnical. Now, two of the worldrs"s most experienced Facebook developers show you exactly how to meet those challenges.Essential Facebook Developmentoffers insider guidance and up-to-the-minute best practices for the entire application lifecycle: design, coding, testing, distribution, post-launch monitoring, and metricseven application marketing. Using extensive real-world examples, John Maver and Cappy Popp reveal why some Facebook applications succeed brilliantly while others fail. Next, they walk through using every major component of the Facebook platform to build a complete application that has already proven successful in the marketplace. Maver and Popp thoroughly cover Facebookrs"s most important new features, including Profile and Facebook Connect. They also provide extensive information available in no other bookfrom advanced application tuning guidance to adapting Facebook apps for the hot new Bebo platform. Whether yours"re developing your first social networking application or yours"ve been doing it for years,Essential Facebook Developmentwill help you get better resultsevery step of the way. Coverage includes Thorough, up-to-the-minute introductions to Facebookrs"s current architecture, integration points, and development technologies Successful Facebook applicationsand what makes them successful What every developer must know about Facebookrs"s Terms of Use Creating effective Facebook application infrastructure, one step at a time Adding support for profiles, canvas pages, and messaging Incorporating JavaScript in your Facebook applications with FBJS Integrating Facebook into external sites with Facebook Connect and Facebook JavaScript Library Efficiently debugging Facebook applications Spreading, monitoring, and tuning applications after theyrs"re in production

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