NeoSocial: Connecting with Facebook with Neo4j
Max di Marzi walks through the development of a social application with Facebook and Neo4j.
Social applications and Graph Databases go together like peanut butter and jelly. I’m going to walk you through the steps of building an application that connects to Facebook, pulls your friends and likes data and visualizes it. I plan on making a video of me coding it one line at a time, but for now let’s just focus on the main elements.
The application will have two major components:
- A web service that handles authentication and displaying of friends, likes, and so-on.
- A background job service that imports data from Facebook.