Silverlight Client for Facebook

The Microsoft Silverlight 4 Beta Client for Facebook has been released as a developer preview sample. In order to use it you must have Silverlight 4 developer builds installed. There is a sample application which does the same things you can do when using Facebook web version. There are a lot of cool ways to explore your Facebook information. It supports some kind of Outlook integration – if you right-click on events that you may have to send an email and such.

You can download the application and try it yourself. It can also be intalled on Mac but only if Intel is inside. Enjoy! 🙂

Microsoft SDK for Facebook Platform

Microsoft has just released a new SDK, which aims to empower the social networking development. This SDK combines the power of Web, client and social technologies to enable developers to spread their creativity. No matter what your application flavor is, the Microsoft SDK for Facebook Platform supports the development of applications across Silverlight, WPF, ASP.NET, ASP.NET MVC, and Windows Forms, enabling easy consumption of Facebook services delivered through the Facebook Open Stream API.

To get started you have to download the SDK and refer to the “How to” guides and the Facebook Developer Wiki to get familiar with these new resources.

  1. Download the SDK.
  2. Refer to the detailed instructions on the Facebook Developer Wiki. Here are some important links to use as a starting point.

Read more at the official site of the SDK.