Learn the basics of building complex, data-driven applications with the Facebook PHP SDK and MySQL.
Lynda.com - Building Facebook Applications with PHP and MySQL
Intermediate Level, Author: Ray Villalobos
Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes, 477.69 Mb
Author Ray Villalobos first introduces the fundamentals, such as checking to see if a user is logged into an application, accessing Facebook user data through the Open Graph API, and making complex API calls with the Graph API Explorer. The course then dives into building an application with API paths and Facebook Query Language (FQL) calls. Along the way, you’ll discover how to post to a user’s wall, upload photos, integrate with webpages, and more.
Downloading and installing the PHP SDK
Logging in and authenticating users
Accessing Open Graph data
Working with connection subpaths, limits, and subsearches
Styling a Facebook app with CSS
Setting up pagination
Understanding Facebook Query Language (FQL)
Integrating query results into a full-scale application