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JavaScript implementation of X-FACEBOOK-PLATFORM SASL mechanism.


This module is a JavaScript implementation of the X-FACEBOOK-PLATFORM SASL mechanism, which plugs into the SASL framework.

$ npm install sasl-x-facebook-platform
$ volo add jaredhanson/js-sasl-x-facebook-platform sasl-x-facebook-platform

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Register the X-FACEBOOK-PLATFORM mechanism.


Send an authentication response with necessary credentials.

var mech = factory.create(['X-FACEBOOK-PLATFORM']);
var resp = mech.challenge('method=GET&nonce=ABCDEFG')
               .response({ apiKey: 'app123', token: 'secret' });

This module is AMD-compliant, and can be loaded by module loaders such as RequireJS.

This module is optimized for use with Anchor.

This module is compatible with Node.

To run tests in a browser, execute the Make target for the desired browser:

$ make test-chrome
$ make test-firefox
$ make test-safari

To run headless tests from a terminal using PhantomJS:

$ make test-phantomjs

To run tests in Node:

$ make test-node

The MIT License

Copyright (c) 2012 Jared Hanson <>