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Platform Updates: Operation Developer Love

September 26, 2012ByJeff Bowen

Since last Wednesday's update, we launched the Shared Activity plugin, added settings for Real-time Updates to the App Dashboard, and released the Facebook SDK 3.1 for iOS that adds support for the Facebook integration in iOS 6.

Offers API updates

Now when creating an Offer, you can specify a QR code or barcode that will show up in the email the user shows you to redeem their Offer. Also, publishing an Offer now is done by creating a corresponding ad and taking it live. As such, the former scheduled_publish_time and published parameters will now be silently ignored. For more information check out the Graph API Page object documentation or some basic info on how Offers work.

Upcoming breaking changes

As announced in July, the following breaking changes will go into effect next week on October 3, 2012:

  • Built-in like/follow action required
  • Removing Bookmark URL
  • offline_access permission removal
  • Removing Live Stream plugin
  • Summary field being replaced by description field
  • Removing position field for photos
  • /picture connection will return a dictionary when callback is specified

Check out the Developer Roadmap for more info.

Weekly stats

The following stats are for activity between noon Wednesday, September 12 and noon Wednesday, September 19:

Bugs activity

  • 210 bugs were reported
  • 33 bugs were reproducible and accepted (after duplicates removed)
  • 7 bugs were by design
  • 24 bugs were fixed
  • 49 bugs were duplicate, invalid, or need more information

Bugs fixed

Activity on

  • 455 questions asked
  • 337 questions with a score of 0 or greater
  • 92 answered, 27% answered rate
  • 170 replied, 50% reply rate