Tag Archives: JavaScript SDK

Confusing Locale Handling on Facebook Platform

I believe people using Facebook come from nearly every part of the world (as long as Internet connection available) and so I would expect I18N is not an issue in Facebook. However, I am wrong. Let’s take a look at … Continue reading

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Facebook pushes code changes to production environment without considering the impact

From time to time, I see developers complaining whenever Facebook pushes a code change, new issues come out. Well, to be fair to Facebook, I can understand that it may be hard to the platform team to test all possible … Continue reading

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Is xFBML still working on the new JavaScript SDK?

I just notice that multi-friend-input xFBML code does not work.  It seems to me that this is broken due to the new JavaScript SDK. For details, see the bug report http://bugs.developers.facebook.net/show_bug.cgi?id=19605. Have you encountered similar issues?

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Facebook now Loads Specific Locale version of JavaScript SDK automatically

If you have used the JavaScript SDK before, the following code fragment should not be something new to you: <div id=”fb-root”></div> <script src=”http://connect.facebook.net/en_US/all.js”></script> The above code will load the English version of the JavaScript SDK.  As a result, text used … Continue reading

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Facebook updates its JavaScript SDK to provide OAuth 2.0 support

Last week, Facebook finall released an updated version of the JavaScript SDK to provide OAuth 2.0 support. It is good that by default, support for OAuth 2.0 is opt-in, so that all Facebook apps using the JavaScript SDK will continue … 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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A nice enhancement of JavaScript SDK released

I don’t know for how many times people are asking how to control the window’s viewport within canvas applications.  However, as canvas application was held within Facebook pages by using an iframe, there is no easy solution. But finally there … Continue reading

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How to make JavaScript SDK resize the iFrame canvas automatically?

I believe for all the new canvas apps that you are to create, they would be iframe canvas apps. For me, one of the problems that I encountered occasionally is about the size of the iframe used as the canvas. … Continue reading

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