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  • Characteristics of the session
  • Stopping the session
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Used to authenticate and log in to Faceboook.
Versions 25 and later
AndroidiPhone/iPad This function is available in the simulator.
New in version 25
AndroidiPhone/iPad This function is available in the simulator.
AndroidiPhone/iPad This function is available in the simulator.
Example
MySession is fbSession
MySession..AppID = "1702546803104741"
MySession..AppSecret = "badf00ddeadbeefbadc0deoff1ce8ecd"
MySession..Permission = [fbInfoProfile, fbEmail]
IF FBStartSession(MySession) THEN
Info("Connected")
END
Syntax
<Result> = FBStartSession(<Session>)
<Result>: Boolean
  • True if the connection was established,
  • False otherwise.
<Session>: fbSession variable
Name of fbSession variable corresponding to the connection to initialize.
Remarks

Starting the session

  • FBStartSession is used to authenticate toward a Facebook server. This function initializes the connection with the server and it must be called before any communication with Facebook.
  • iPhone/iPad The function is using the Facebook account entered by the user on the phone (if this account is specified).
  • Android A single session can be started at a time. If FBStartSession is called while a session is already opened, the previous session will be stopped.
  • FBStartSession must be called from the main thread of the application.
Android

Characteristics of the session

The "public_profile" permission is always required when starting a Facebook session. If this permission was not specified in the list of permissions for the fbSession variable passed in parameter to FBStartSession, this permission will be automatically requested.

Stopping the session

A started Facebook session is a persistent session: it will remain opened:
  • until the application is closed.
  • until the call to FBStopSession.
Business / GUI classification : Business Logic
Component : wd250ggl.dll
Minimum version required
  • Version 21
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