Category Archives: PHP SDK Demystified

Facebook PHP SDK v3.2.0 released!

Just in case you are not aware of, Facebook PHP SDK v3.2.0 has been released on 03Aug. It can be downloaded from the official site. If we compare the latest vesrion (for which the zip file is marked as facebook-facebook-php-sdk-v3.1.1-76-g98f2be1.zip) to … Continue reading

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Facebook PHP SDK v3.1.1-31 released!

PHP SDK v3.1.1-31 released on 2Jul2012 It can be downloaded from the official site. When compared to facebook–php-sdk-v3.1.1-25, we have the following enhancement Items: Add support for using the hostname from HTTP_X_FORWARDED_HOST This is actually a deficiency reported by me. Fix case where server has IPv6 … Continue reading

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Facebook PHP SDK Deficiency in handling cluster environment

For casual developers, you may be just deploying your Facebook app to your web hosting server.  However, if you get large applications that overload your server, then you may meed to deploy your Facebook app to a server cluster. In … Continue reading

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New version of PHP SDK released

There is a updated version of the php sdk. In this update, the public function useFileUploadSupport() has been rename as getFileUploadSupport().  This function is used to check whether the PHP SDK is currently configured for supporting file upload. The original … Continue reading

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Why the Facebook PHP SDK does not persis Facebook signed request in cookies?

Today, I have seen the following question asked in the StackOverflow, Why does the Facebook PHP SDK not set cookies? Facebook’s PHP SDK can decode signed_requests that are passed to the app via POST, or stored in a cookie, but … Continue reading

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HTTPS Migration – a tip for you if PHP SDK failed in your environment

Have you started working on OAuth 2.0 and HTTP migration for your Facebook applications? It is not difficult actually but still you need to test it out.  The major issue is probably to handle the external references (e.g. loading remote … Continue reading

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Official PHP SDK documentation released!

Just in case you don’t know, Facebook has just released a new doc set on the PHP SDK.  It is available online at http://developers.facebook.com/docs/reference/php/. While this is the first version of the doc, it may not be perfect.  Having said … Continue reading

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Step-by-Step Guide for PHP SDK v3.x – Do you need it?

Things get changed a lot since I had published the step by step guide for the PHP SDK.  Well, as the PHP SDK is just a wrapper layer to facilitate accessing Facebook APIs, handling the authentication flow etc, most of … Continue reading

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