Monthly Archives: October 2011

Internationalizing your FB Canvas App – Loading the locale specific JavaScript SDK

While you are handling the locale specific issues in your canvas app, do remember to load the locale specific JavaScript SDK. Simply refer to the section “Localization” in the Facebook doc at http://developers.facebook.com/docs/reference/javascript/. With this done, then all the social … Continue reading

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Internationalizing your FB Canvas App – using externalized strings

After determining the user locale, the next thing that you should do is to avoid hard-coding text strings in your web pages.  Instead, you should externalized all the text strings used in your application. It is true that more time … Continue reading

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Internationalization on FB Canvas App – The first thing you should know

If you only develop your Facebook canvas application in your own local language, then you should try making your app to support other foreign languages.  Facebook is currently available in over 70 languages and by supporting multiple languages will make … Continue reading

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Sample Helper Function for the PHP SDK

Last time, I have shared the idea on writing our own helper functions in developing our Facebook Applications by using the PHP SDK. Someone has asked me for sample code……Well, the helper functions should be developed to help you in … Continue reading

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Writing your own Helper Functions of Facebook PHP SDK

If you are using PHP in developing your Facebook applications, it is very likely that you have used the PHP SDK. It is true that the PHP SDK helps us a lot.  Having said that, I found it even more … Continue reading

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Finally we can issue FQL queries via Graph API

Just in case you are not aware of, Facebook now supports executing FQL queries via Graph API. In short, we can do this by issuing an HTTP GET request to https://graph.facebook.com/fql?q=QUERY where the ‘q’ parameter can be a single FQL … Continue reading

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VirtualBox 4.1.4 released

Oracle released just VirtualBox 4.1.4, a maintenance release of VirtualBox 4.1 which improves stability and fixes regressions. You can download the binaries here: http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/4.0.14/ This is a maintenance release. The following items were fixed and/or added: VMM: fixed 64bit guests … Continue reading

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Hacking around Facebook?

From time to time, Facebook has change its layout/options available in the FB app settings page(s).  For options that are no longer available (such as the one that I post in my last article), you can try to set that … Continue reading

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