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

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Chapter 8. Photos

The last chapter taught us how to create a notification and invitation system using Facebook's notification APIs. In this chapter, we will discuss how to use Facebook's photo APIs to make some interesting stuff. We will also learn the details of Facebook's group and event APIs. So, more or less, this chapter will show us the following:

  • Creating a photo importer from Facebook

  • Creating a slideshow application

  • Letting viewers upload photos to your album.

Photo API

Facebook is extremely popular, especially because it gives us the facility to upload photos on to the Facebook server. Facebook is now one of the major photo-sharing services along with Flickr and Photobucket. Most surprisingly, Facebook allows you to share photos from Facebook ...

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