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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 MySession.Start() THEN
Info("Connected")
END
 
Syntax
<Result> = <Session>.Start()
<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

  • <fbSession variable>.Start 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 <fbSession variable>.Start is called while a session is already opened, the previous session will be stopped.
  • <fbSession variable>.Start 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 <fbSession variable>.Start, this permission will be automatically requested.

Stopping the session

A started Facebook session is a persistent session: it will remain opened:
Component : wd250ggl.dll
Minimum version required
  • Version 24
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