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Facebook officially asks me to hack its Tool!

While I am happy with the new Facebook Developer App, I found recently that the maximum length support for the “canvas page” field is 2-char less than what we have in the old Developer App. A bug report was therefore … Continue reading

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Managing Test Users via Facebook Developer App

Facebook has further enhanced its Developer App to facilitate managing test users. Basically, we can now perform the following test user management actions in the enhanced developer app: Edit names of Test Users Make all of the selected Test Users … Continue reading

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Public Available Multi-Friend-Selector for iframe canvas app

Facebook only provide a fbml / xfbml implementation of multi-friend-selector.  Although we can use xFBML for iframe canvas applications, there are certain limitations. The ui-toolkit written by Mike has one multi-friend-selector.  However, after what I have tested, it only works … Continue reading

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Multi-friend selector for iframe Facebook app

As Facebook no longer allows us to register new FBML canvas application, new canvas applications have to be iframe canvas apps. One of the most frequently asked questions in developing iframe canvas apps is how to use the multi-friend-selector in … Continue reading

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Facebook closes reported bugs with a nice “this is by design” reason

Facebook tell us to test our apps by using test users. OK, I do that…. but there are cases where I found problems in using test users. For example: if you update the test user’s profile pic, you won’t be … Continue reading

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Using Facebook Test Users

So far,my account had been flagged as fake and I am not allowed to register new apps for 4 times already. Though Facebook team is helpful and able to restore my account in a “reasonable” time, I don’t want to … Continue reading

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Facebook Graph API Tester and FQL Tester Updated

I noticed recently that Facebook has changed the documentation on the Facebook Permission, mainly on how to group and list down the permissions. I have therefore update the “Request Permission” page in my Facebook dev tools.  Other than grouping the … Continue reading

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Preview of the New Official Facebook Developer App

Regarding to the Facebook Developer Roadmap,  Facebook said that We are building a new version of the Developer app for managing your application’s settings and will be adding features such as the ability to easily create and manage test users, … Continue reading

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