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pyramid_facebook 0.6.2.dev0

Pyramid routes and helpers for Facebook canvas applications

Latest Version: 2.0.2

Provides simple pyramid routes/views for facebook canvas application.

Some documentation on


  1. Create facebook application on

  2. Add facebook settings in .ini file under application section and fill with facebook application parameters:

    facebook.app_id =
    facebook.secret_key =
    facebook.namespace =
    facebook.scope =
  3. In the app settings on, set callbak url to point to[facebook app namespace]/

  4. Include pyramid_facebook in your config:

  5. Define your facebook canvas view:

    from pyramid_facebook.canvas import facebook_canvas
    def canvas(context, request):
       # canvas is available only to users who accepted facebook permission
       # defined in setting['facebook.scope'].
       # context.facebook_data dict contains signed_request content.
       # i.e.:
       # user_id = context.facebook["user_id"]
       return Response('Hello Facebok World')
  6. Browse to your app on[app namespace]



  • Remove authentication_policy decorator in favor of config.register_authentication_policy.

0.6.1 (2014-03-24)

  • Update dependency to pyramid_contextauth >= 0.5


  • Add a GraphAPI utility lazily instantiated with the application token.
  • Add attribute ChangeNotification.object event.
  • Event OrderReceived is notified when receiving a real-time payment update
  • Add pyramid_facebook.tests.integration.test_payments used in pyramid_facebook.tests.functional.test_payments

Breaking Changes

  • Rename OrderCreated for OrderReceived

    • Can be sent multiple times for the same order with same or different status
  • Rename OrderCreationError for OrderProcessingError


  • Added pfacebook-real-time command to update real time subscriptions.
  • Breaking changes: namespace is now added by the framework in opengraph URLs.


  • Reusable view and template for OpenGraph objects.
  • Support for Facebook local currency payments.

This release is backward-compatible for apps that use the app currency and Facebook credits decorators. A future version will remove support for credits (Facebook will remove them) and app currencies (which can now use the generic OpenGraph view).


  • Packaging fix-ups.


  • Fix bug where permissions defined in facebook.scope setting were ignored by prompt_authorize.


  • Add view to redirect from GET canvas to the Facebook application page.


  • Move predicates from lib to predicates.
  • Add PermissionEventPredicate for filtering event subscriber with permission.


  • Include pyramid_contextauth for dealing with context-based authentication.


  • Added CanceledOrder when any payment update fail during event notification.
  • add includeme for any sub module to uniform configuration
  • facebook auth policy does not rely anymore on context for authentication.
  • add an CanvasRequested event triggered when a identified user request canvas.


  • In credits: Check item title not being an empty string to avoid FB failing with no explicit message. “Fail early.”
  • Fixed bug which raised configuration conflict because pyramid_facebook was not commiting config via config.commit.


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