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Page history last edited by Chris Messina 12 years, 8 months ago

FacebookSync introduces a really interesting method of logging in to Facebook web services. Notably they've incorporated a webkit view for handling authentication with Facebook and then pass off the credentials to the underlying app, removing the step of visiting an external browser.


Step 1


Launch app and you're presented with this login window:


Facebook Sync


Step 2


Once you've logged in, you're told to close the login window. This seems unintuitive, but there must be a listener on the window that, when closed, launches the application that relies on you having logged in:


Facebooksync post login


Step 3


If you've logged in successfully, the app begins syncing with your local address book:



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