News Feed
Sections




News Archive
Looking for more information on how to do PHP the right way? Check out PHP: The Right Way

Ken Guest's Blog:
Book Review Learning Facebook Application Development
August 29, 2008 @ 07:51:20

Ken Guest has posted a book review today of an offering from Packt Publishing, Learning Facebook Application Development (by Hasin Hayder and Dr Mark Alexander Bain).

The book was published prior to Facebook's facelift but this doesn't really impact on the usefulness of the book. An overview of FBML, FQL, FBJS (a restricted subset of JavaScript and enforced for security reasons) are given along with information on how to use the test consoles, publish to news feeds, some multimedia aspects of what can be done in Facebook applications and more.

He notes that the book focuses on a PHP5-only world for developing the apps and opts for MySQL as the database of choice. Overall, he found it useful - more so than the online documentation, especially for beginners.

2 comments voice your opinion now!
learning facebookapplication development book review packt


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

Brandon Savage's Blog: Why Great Development Tools Donít Seem To Be Written In PHP

Zend Developer Zone: Building Websites with Joomla! 1.5

Symfony Project: Book preview: read the Unit Tests chapter

DevShed: Sessions and Cookies

Stefan Mischook's Blog: Why Learn PHP and Why Books/Videos are Hard


Community Events

Don't see your event here?
Let us know!


install voicesoftheelephpant framework extension library performance php7 laravel5 release podcast laravel series api interview opinion conference community example introduction language

All content copyright, 2015 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework