Facebook apps

Dave Hodgkinson davehodg at gmail.com
Fri Aug 6 17:54:12 BST 2010

On 6 Aug 2010, at 17:01, Zbigniew Lukasiak wrote:

> On Fri, Aug 6, 2010 at 4:34 PM, Dave Hodgkinson <davehodg at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 29 Jul 2010, at 00:09, Eden Cardim wrote:
>>>>>>>> "Zbigniew" == Zbigniew Lukasiak <zzbbyy at gmail.com> writes:
>>>    Zbigniew> I don't know how much of that still applies.  In general
>>>    Zbigniew> it was awkward but possible with Catalyst - perhaps
>>>    Zbigniew> something making less assumptions could be more
>>>    Zbigniew> appropriate - but I have not yet tried anything else.
>>> I wrote quite a few facebook catalyst apps about 3 years ago, it used to
>>> be trivial. Not sure how much of the API they have changed now and if
>>> the maintainer of WWW::Facebook::API is still keeping it up to date, he
>>> used to be very diligent back then. Once you get passed the API auth,
>>> the rest of it is pretty much like any other webapp.
>> This seems to have petered out. Do we have a usable Facebook library
>> or not?
>> I now have an itch I want to scratch.
> I did not dig too deep - but after trying out some examples it seems
> that  WWW::Facebook::API does not work with the current Facebook API
> (i.e. what was announced as the graph api). 

Seems to do what I want so far, even if I have to do my own graphing :)

One point: the man page is missing a step for desktop apps. The desktop
app in the example directory works. The code needs the login:

my $token = $client->auth->login( sleep => 20 );
$client->auth->get_session( $token );

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