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Learning Facebook Application Development by Hasin Hayder, Dr. Mark Alexander Bain Alexander Bain

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Chapter 1. Getting to Grips with the Facebook Platform

If you've read even this far, then it's safe for me to assume that you're already well acquainted with Facebook, and (given the name of this book) it's also fairly safe to assume that you don't want an in-depth discussion on how to use Facebook—you just want to get on with building a Facebook application. So, that's exactly what we're going to do—we're going to build Pygoscelis P. Ellsworthy's Suspect Tracker as an example:

Getting to Grips with the Facebook Platform

However, before we jump into building a Facebook application, we need to spend some time looking at the Facebook platform, and by the end of this chapter you will: ...

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