offering high level and low level calls against the graph API

Facebook API

Access Facebook with Javascript. This module offers high level and low level calls to the graph API.

This is an work in process I will implement features as I need them. If you have something valuable to add, send it to me and I will merge it.

  • view information about entities (users, pages, etc.)
  • get users friends
  • view users wall
  • post on walls
  • users photos
  • users photo albums

We use the function viewback to display the results of the callbacks

function viewback(err, data) { 
    if(err) { 
        console.log("Error: " + JSON.stringify(err)); 
    } else { 
        console.log("Data: " + JSON.stringify(data)); 

Use API without Authorization

var fbapi = require('facebook-api');
var client = fbapi.user(null); // do not set an access token

> Data: {"id":"220439","name":"Bret Taylor","first_name":"Bret","last_name":"Taylor","link":"http://www.facebook.com/btaylor","gender":"male","locale":"en_US"}

Use API with Authorization

var fbapi = require('facebook-api');
var client = fbapi.user(access_token); // needs a valid access_token

Use Raw API

var raw = require('facebook-api').raw;
raw("GET", "cocacola", [], viewback);

> Data: {"id":"40796308305","name":"Coca-Cola" ... }

I will merge the following merge requests:

  • unit tested changes
  • refactored old code
  • added new feature
  • fixed bugs