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Introduction to the Facebook API (Page Level, Page Insights Level, & Publishing)

  • Aug 4, 2013 · 12:30 PM
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  • 12:30 Pizza and Drinks
  • 1:00   Presentation


About the Presentation:

I. Introduction to Facebook API

a. Graph API

b. FQL

c. Open Graph API

d. Ads API

II. Authentication through OAuth

a. What is OAuth?

b. What does it represent?

c. Standards (Well Sort of)

III. High-Level Overview of the API

a. Ways to Interact with Facebook API

i. Graph API

ii. FQL

iii. Open Graph API

iv. Ads API

b. Testing Tools

i. Graph API Explorer

ii. Access Token Debugger

iii. Sandbox

iv. Object Browser

IV. Introduction to basic Facebook Objects

a. Page

b. Post (Image/Text/Link)

c. Comment

d. Message

e. User

f. Feed

V. Introduction to Facebook Apps

a. What are they?

b. How do I create one?

c. Where do I manage them?

d. How do they


a. Advantages/Disadvantages?

b. When to use?

VII. Performance

a. Batching

b. Real-time Updates

c. Polling

d. Field Expansion

VIII. Analytics

a. Page

b. Page Insights

c. Post

d. Post Insights

IX. Examples

X. Where to Get Help

a. Groups & Lists

b. Bugs Forum

c. Stack Overflow

XI. Questions


About the presenter:

Dr. Sanju Abraham serves as the VP of Technology and Partner with SOCIALDEALER. He joined SOCIALDEALER IN Dec 2011. He has over 17 years of hands-on development experience and 10+ years of enterprise level development. During this time he has held a number of leadership positions working as a senior developer, team lead, IS Manager, Director of Information Systems, a consultant, and systems architect. He earned both his PhD in Computer science and his MBA with emphasis on Technical Management in Corporate/Entrepreneurial Pursuits. He has held senior positions at Siemens, Sears, GE, IBM and The University of Chicago Hospitals.

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  • Jeff B.

    Sanju has provided us the presentation that he had last Sunday. Here is the link for the presentation:

    August 8, 2013

    • Jane

      Thanks so much, Jeff, too bad I missed this :( ...

      August 8, 2013

  • Jeff B.

    Hi Sanju. Please post your presentation link on the Introduction to the Facebook API event page in Meetup. Thanks.

    1 · August 5, 2013

  • BL

    Great overview of FB APIs but hats off to Dr. Abraham for captivating us with his insight that generated a lot of discussion. Looking forward to hearing the rest of the presentation.

    August 5, 2013

  • toby w.

    Excellent presentation and discussion!

    August 4, 2013

  • Jeff B.

    I cannot wait for part 2. I will bring another fan.

    August 4, 2013

  • Jeff A.

    Excellent talk on Facebook API.

    1 · August 4, 2013

  • Kevin S.

    Looking forward to it.

    July 26, 2013

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