Archive for the ‘facebook’ Category

This browser tweak saved 60% of requests to Facebook

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Ben Maurer & Nate Schloss: The browser's reload button exists to allow the user to get an updated version of the current page. In order to meet this goal, when you reload, browsers revalidate the page that you are currently on, even if that page hasn't...

Building a Facebook Chat Bot with Node and Heroku

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At last year's f8 conference, Facebook launched the Messenger Platform, giving developers the ability to create bots that could have a conversation with people on Messenger or from a Facebook Page. With bots, app owners can better engage with their us...

Quick Tip: Installing React Native

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React Native has fast become one of the hottest frameworks for building cross platform mobile apps. Based on JavaScript and Facebook’s React Library it focuses on performance and tight integration with the native platforms supports. With Facebook...

Working with the Facebook API in a Cordova App

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In this tutorial we’ll be creating a Cordova app that connects to the Facebook API using the official Facebook plugin for Cordova. We’ll cover how to login and logout of Facebook, use dialogs, and make calls to the Graph API. Note that this...

React Data Fetching with Relay

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React is ushering a new era in front end. Published by Facebook, it has rapidly become a popular library used in production by many technology companies. In this article, we’re going to discuss a new complementary React framework called Relay. The Pr...