Category: facebook

This browser tweak saved 60% of requests to Facebook

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 expired yet. However, they also go a step further ...

Building a Facebook Chat Bot with Node and Heroku

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 users by providing personalized and interactive communication th...

Quick Tip: Installing React Native

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 invested in the framework and React’s learn once, write anywh...

Working with the Facebook API in a Cordova App

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 tutorial isn’t for beginners, I will assume that you have alr...

React Data Fetching with Relay

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 Problem With Data Fetching In React As React has grown in popularity, ...