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ASP.NET Web API Security Essentials by Rajesh Gunasundaram

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Implementing Facebook authentication

To apply Facebook authentication services to our application, we first need to create a developer account in Facebook and then, using the developer account, we need to create an application on Facebook. This application will provide us with an app ID and a secret key to enable Facebook authentication in our application. Follow the given steps to get the keys from Facebook:

  1. Log in to Facebook using your credentials.
  2. Navigate to the Facebook developers website (https://developers.facebook.com/).
  3. Click the Register as a Developer menu item under the My Apps menu:
    Implementing Facebook authentication

    Fig 3 – Select Register as a Developer from the menu ...

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