Facebook SDK 3.0 For IOS Out Of Beta

By David Cohen 

Facebook SDK 3.0 for iOS is officially out of beta, and the social network announced that the software development kit for Apple iOS applications can be downloaded here.

Facebook released Facebook SDK 3.0 for iOS in beta last month, and the social network said new features added include ready-to-use native user-interface controls, better session management, improved support for calling Facebook application-programming interfaces, support for Facebook SDK 3.0 for iOS, and pre-built UI components such as Login, Friend Picker, and Place Picker.

The social network announced the release in a post on its developer blog:

Since launching the SDK in beta, we’ve received great feedback from all of you. We’ve taken your suggestions seriously and made several enhancements based on what you’ve said is useful to you. Here’s a rundown of the key updates:

  • Updated native UI components and added internationalization support.
  • Refined and simplified core APIs, including session and request objects.
  • Bug fixes and increased stability.

The 3.0 release is the most significant overhaul of our SDK yet. We’ll continue updating the SDK to address bugs and feedback in the coming months. At this point, we’ll maintain two versions of the SDK: a master version that reflects our production codebase, and a beta version that also includes the forthcoming iOS 6 integration.

Start developing today to take advantage of these powerful new tools and resources. Share your feedback with us on Facebook’s StackOverflow page with the tag: Facebook-iOS-sdk.