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Facebook Application Development with Graph API Cookbook by Apeksha Singh, Shashwat Srivastava

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Building a birthday calendar

This Facebook application will provide users with a calendar which will show the birthdays of all their friends for a specific month. Here, we will illustrate, step-by-step, how to make this application.

Getting ready

You should have created index.php and config.php as mentioned in the beginning of this chapter. Also, you should have provided friends_birthday extended permission to the application. Additionally, download a TrueType font of your choice as explained in the Designing a "My Fast Friends" Facebook application recipe.

How to do it...

The following steps will demonstrate how to create a birthday calendar:

  1. Open index.php and append the following code after the HTML <body> tag. Create a combo box to enable users ...

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