A Facebook Login API Implementation in an Angular Service
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Facebook Login API in an Angular Service

An implementation of the Facebook Login API using an Angular service.

Getting the module

From github git clone git@github.com:yakovkhalinsky/ninebytes-fb-login.git ninebytes-fb-login

From bower bower install angular-fb-login

From npm npm install ninebytes-fb-login

Installation instructions

  1. Do an npm install to setup the example node.js app
  2. Copy src/fb.config.angular.js.example to src/fb.config.angular.js
  3. Edit src/fb.config.angular.js adding your appId in APP_ID
  4. Edit app.js adding you Facebook App Token in APP_TOKEN
  5. Edit src/fb.config.angular.js adding your app's permissions in PERMISSIONS
  6. Edit src/fb.config.angular.js setting DEBUG to true will trigger console.log() for testing
  7. Run grunt in the base directory to create dist directory with files you can use in your project.

NOTE: Step 6 also creates a minified version of the final distribution file.

NOTE: src/fb.config.angular.js is git ignore to avoid committing credentials to the repo

Promise chaining from Init, Login and Logout

The init(), login() and logout() functions of the service return a promise.

You can use this to change other function calls once these promises resolve.

For example:

fb.init(ctrlScope).then(function() {
    // do something in here
});

fb.login().then(function() {
    // do something in here
});


fb.logout().then(function() {
    // do something in here
});

Note it is important to check the users authentication status in case either action was unsuccessful.

To run example

  1. Run npm install
  2. Run node app.js
  3. Visit localhost:3000/index.html in your browser

Server-side user verification

There is an example route handler in app.js that you can use at localhost:3000/:authToken/:userId in your browser once the user is logged in.

Another example implementation can be found in example/fb.js.

If you used npm install ninebytes-fb-login get this module then use like so:

The example route uses the ninebytes-node-fb-login module.

Changelog

See CHANGELOG.md

TODOs

  1. Add tests