Monthly Archives: December 2010

PHP SDK Demystified – the $DROP_QUERY_PARAMS property

In the PHP SDK code, after the cURL options is the $DROP_QUERY_PARAMS property: /** * List of query parameters that get automatically dropped when rebuilding * the current URL. */ protected static $DROP_QUERY_PARAMS = array( ‘session’, ‘signed_request’, ); What is … Continue reading

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The Best Subject to use When You need Help in a Dev Forum

What is the best subject to use when you are to post a question / you need help in a Dev Forum? How about the followings? Help Help expected I need your help Please Help This is more polite… at … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

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New Tables in FQL (Facebook Query Lanaguage)?

First, I have to say that I am neither an expert on FQL nor using FQL frequently… but recently when I visit the FQL documentation in Facebook, it always seems to me that new tables are being added. I am … Continue reading

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How can I get the ID list for users that have authorized my Facebook application?

A new FAQ for: I can get the number of users that have authorized my app. But how can I get the ID list for the users? See the details of the FAQ here.

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PHP SDK Demystified – Setting the cURL Options

While Facebook APIs are actually based on HTTP request/response, the PHP SDK handle the HTTP interface by using cURL. The default cURL options used by the PHP SDK are specified in the property “$CURL_OPTS” in the Facebook class.  The relevant … Continue reading

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VirtualBox v4.0 Released!

Oracle has released VirtualBox v4.0 today! Please read the official press release: The binaries can be downloaded here: Find here the detailed list of changes since VirtualBox 3.2.12: Just in case you cannot find where to download … Continue reading

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Difference Between “Publicly available” & “Available to everyone on Facebook”

Let’s take a look at the following page in Facebook Graph API documentation: If we take a closer, we will notice that for the “Permissions” column, there are 3 possible options: Requires XXXXXXXXXX permission Publicly available Available to everyone … Continue reading

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