Monthly Archives: May 2011

Facebook PHP SDK v3.0.0 released!

The PHP SDK v3.0.0 was released yesterday! It is originally planned that the PHP SDK v3.0 is to be released on 1 July 2010. This is the first time that I find Facebook is releasing item ahead of the schedule! … Continue reading

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Official Facebook PHP SDK – not conforming to the latest platform standard?

The recent “authentication data” email that Facebook sent out should be related to the document Legacy Connect Auth. We recently announced that all apps and sites must migrate to our OAuth 2.0 authentication mechanism by September 1, 2011. We released … Continue reading

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3rd Parties Obtaining Authentication Data from Facebook Application

This is a follow up article for Facebook announces security issue for applications built on it platform. In this article, let’s take a closer look at the issue. Right at the beginning of the mail, Facebook advises that Our automated … Continue reading

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Facebook annouces security issue for applications built on it platform

Many of the Facebook developers should have already mails from Facebook advising a possible security issue that 3rd parties may obtain authentication data from application built on top of the Facebook platform. Just in case you haven’t received one, below … Continue reading

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Test Automation With Facebook Applications

Woo! This is the first time that I see post in the developer forum asking about test automation.  The post is located here. The idea of test automation is good.   An example is included as part of the PHP SDK.  … Continue reading

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VirtualBox v4.0.8 Released!

Oracle has just released VirtualBox 4.0.8! It is a maintenance release of VirtualBox 4.0 which improves stability and fixes regressions. See the Changelog at http://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Changelog VirtualBox 4.0.8 (released 2011-05-16) This is a maintenance release. The following items were fixed and/or … Continue reading

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New Spam in Facebook – Facebook now has a dislike button!

Be careful, there is a new kind of spam in Facebook. It basically posts wall post to your friend’s wall.  A sample of the wall post is shown below: It tells you that Facebook has released a “Dislike” button and … Continue reading

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New Spam in Facebook – Fake Youtube video

Be careful, there is a new kind of spam in Facebook. It basically posts wall post to your friend’s wall.  A sample of the wall post is shown below: It looks like it is a youtube video that has you … Continue reading

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