|The goal of this article is to get Facebook integration up & running from your Android app in 30 minutes. The guide will show you how to
This guide is accompanied by a sample application that’s available in Github in the AndroidFacebookSample repository. To import this project in Eclipse, I suggest using the EGit plugin that can be installed via the Main P2 Repository located at http://download.eclipse.org/egit/updates.
Before running this project, make sure you change the com.ecs.android.facebook.Sample.AndroidFacebookSample file to include your Facebook API key (see subsequent section).
Once you have sample application up & running, you can copy the relevant classes into your projects to have Facebook up & running from your Android application.
First things first … In order to integrate with Facebook, you need 2 things :
- A Facebook test account, used in our Android application to login to Facebook and make status updates.
- A Facebook application, used to inform the user in your Android application that this application is requesting you to login to Facebook.