Getting a list of Facebook friends may seem challenging, but it doesn’t have to be. Today’s tutorial walks you through the simple process in Corona SDK, allowing you to retrieve a list of Facebook friends and use it as you desire.
In iOS 6, Apple included a class which handles not only Twitter, but also Facebook and even the widely-used Chinese social networking service, Sina Weibo. Now that Corona’s plugin system is in place, we’ve rolled out a new plugin for Pro subscribers. This is the “Social” plugin and it allows developers to implement these three services directly into their apps. Read further to learn more.
Some developers encounter road blocks when they attempt to get Facebook working in their apps. Part of the challenge is trying to understand how Facebook authenticates users. This week’s tutorial walks you through the process on both iOS and Android.
Time for a quick update on your favorite mobile app development platform.
Last week, Apple announced iOS7 Beta at WWDC. A lot of cool stuff was shown. The interesting thing is that a lot of the “flat” UI that was demonstrated was exactly the kind of thing we saw some of you already creating using Corona’s graphics system.
Here are a few highlights from Monday’s Corona Geek #36 when we talked about Facebook integration, plug-in beta testing, a gems development jam for Corona SDK developers, and more.
This week we hung out with Dr. Brian Burton, Ed Maurina, Dean Murphy, and Matthew Chapman to discuss Corona SDK’s integration with Facebook’s Open Graph Mobile initiative, Corona SDK plugin beta testing, new app ideas and what to consider when creating an app that competes directly with Apple.
Today Facebook announced the Facebook Technology Partners program. We’re excited that Corona Labs is part of this program and we have worked to make sure Corona SDK fully supports the functionality that Facebook makes available to mobile developers. More specifically, we support the latest Facebook SDK on iOS (and will soon do so on Android as well).