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Beginning App Development with Parse and Phonegap by Stephan Alber, Wilkins Fernandez

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CHAPTER 5

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Facebook API

Getting Social with the Facebook API

Parse provides an easy way to integrate the Facebook authentication system into your Parse user management. But before getting to this, it’s important to learn about the Facebook Platform itself, as well as integrating it into a PhoneGap application.

We’ll begin by discussing the features of the Facebook Platform and the benefits of using them. You’ll then set up a Facebook Developer account and a Facebook application, and you’ll create a simple PhoneGap application to test the Facebook API.

The Facebook Developer Platform

Besides the intersection points between Facebook and Parse, using ...

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