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Full-featured, lightweight Facebook API wrapper for Graph & FQL.

Project description

pyfaceb
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Introduction
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This python library was started because most of the existing libraries
out there (pyfacebook, facepy, facebook python-sdk) are either no longer
in development, use the old REST API, or are lacking in support of the
more advanced features available, such as batch querying and FQL
support.

Purpose
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A lightweight Python wrapper for the Facebook Graph API and Facebook
Query Language (FQL) interface.

Supports basic and advanced features of the Graph API, including batched
API queries, optionally with multiple access_token's.

Basic Usage Examples
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fbg = FBGraph('access-token')

me = fbg.get('me')

# prints your first name
print me['first_name']

# prints out the name of all your likes
my_likes = fbg.get('me', 'likes')
for like in my_likes['data']:
print like['name']

# make a request with parameters...
my_first_3_likes = fbg.get('me', 'likes', {'limit': 3})

# get an object by it's ID #:
facebook_platform_page = fbg.get('19292868552')

Batched Query Examples
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# batched queries with a single access token
fbg = FBGraph('access-token')

# you can write it manually if you like...
results = fbg.get_batch([
{'method': 'GET', 'relative_url': 'me'},
{'method': 'GET', 'relative_url': 'me/friends?limit=50'}
])

# or use the GetRequestFactory
batch = [GetRequestFactory('me'), GetRequestFactory('me/friends', limit=50)]
fbg.get_batch(batch)

# If you need to use multiple access tokens in
# one batch call, you can!
# Note, you still must specify a "fallback" token when you create an
# instance of FBGraph()
fbg.get_batch([
GetRequestFactory('PAGE1_FB_OBJ_ID', access_token=PAGE1_ACCESS_TOKEN),
GetRequestFactory('PAGE2_FB_OBJ_ID', access_token=PAGE2_ACCESS_TOKEN),
GetRequestFactory('PAGE3_FB_OBJ_ID', access_token=PAGE3_ACCESS_TOKEN),
])

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