Acknowledgments. Introduction. Part I: Understanding the Facebook Platform. Chapter 1: Facebook as a Platform. Chapter 2: Building Your First Application. Chapter 3: Facebook Markup Language (FBML). Chapter 4: Advanced FBML. Chapter 5: Using the Facebook API. Chapter 6: Data Mining with FQL. Chapter 7: Authentication. Part II: Building Facebook Applications. Chapter 8: Resources for Developers. Chapter 9: Doing More with Hello World. Chapter 10: External Application Development. Chapter 11: Best Practices. Appendix A: PHP File Reference. Index.
Nick Gerakines is a software engineer at Yahoo! in San Francisco, California where he works on del.icio.us and contributes to numerous other projects and Facebook applications. In addition, he has written several Facebook applications of his own, including the popular I Play WoW application. He is an active member of the Facebook developer community and writes frequently on the topic. He lives in Mountain View, California with his wife, Carolyn, and daughter, Vanessa.
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