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Building OpenSocial Apps: A Field Guide to Working with the MySpace Platform by Jessica Whyte, Chad Russell, Chris Cole

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1. Your First MySpace App

This book is primarily a guide to writing OpenSocial applications (or “apps” as they are commonly known and as we’ll refer to them throughout this book), but with a focus on the MySpace platform.

This first chapter is designed to give you an overview of what to expect from developing with OpenSocial for MySpace. To do that, we’ll start with a “Hello World” app, something simple to introduce you to MySpace and OpenSocial.

As we make our way through Chapter 1, we’ll refer to any other chapters that may delve deeper into a particular topic. Feel free to skip to the more detailed chapters if something is not clear.

Now, let’s get started.

Creating the App—“Hello World”

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