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Can anyone give me an idea of what programming language(s) was used to build a community site such as facebook? In particular I'm interested in the ability for businesses to generate pages and set a budget etc. This page explains a great deal but I also noticed java and .php.

Thank you in advance
Jan 28 '08
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drhowarddrfine
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Facebook has a developer platform so it might be best to look at what they require to interface with their APIs. I repeat though, it doesn't matter what language you use. Parts of the backend might be done in C/C++ but the front end has much more PHP or Java or Python or Ruby or whatever. C/C++ for speed. PHP, etc, for quicker development.
Feb 10 '08 #11
shifta
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http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/faceboo...ogy-explained/
Check out this link for insight on how the architecture of facebook looks like.
Feb 10 '12 #12

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