Monday, January 9, 2012

No more cookies for you, says Facebook

The Facebook platform offers a great deal of functionality, and I have been using it recently for user authentication and management for a web application. Last December, Facebook implemented their mandatory migration to OAuth 2.0, causing breaking changes for those of us naïve enough not to monitor their blog. As part of this migration, they changed both their cookie format and policy, which will make life more difficult for server-side developers.