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About

Download StackWatcher

StackWatcher is a notification area application that polls all your associated StackExchange accounts for activity, including:

  • Reputation
  • Favorite Changes
  • Badge Awards

A "toaster" notification popup appears when activity is found.

UPDATE: A zip file has been added to the downloads section. Unzip and run the .msi file to install.

License

Released under the MIT Open Source License.

Download

The source is available on BitBucket.

Platform

Windows

Based on StackLINQ

Contact

StackWatcher was created by Dave Swersky. You can reach me at dave [at] daveswersky.com. Please include "StackWatcher" in the subject line with any questions, and feel free to ask!

Code

StackWatcher was written in C#. The UI is Windows Presentation Foundation.

The source can be downloaded on BitBucket.

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@Dave looks pretty cool to me, waiting for a binary. –  systempuntoout Jul 20 '10 at 6:36
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+ I like the lib and that dave guy seems pretty happy so it must be good. –  Sky Sanders Jul 20 '10 at 6:36
    
Don't forget to list this on StackList! –  Nathan Osman Jul 20 '10 at 8:05
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@system: there's now an installer zipped up and available on the downloads section at bitbucket. –  Dave Swersky Jul 20 '10 at 14:04
    
@george: listed on StackList... –  Dave Swersky Jul 20 '10 at 14:11
    
@Dave ..downloaded, thanks! –  systempuntoout Jul 20 '10 at 14:19
    
Cool, but I'm getting some exceptions: timeout and/or null reference. –  mgroves Jul 28 '10 at 13:57
    
@mgroves: Does it stop polling after the error or keep going? Are you behind a firewall? Thanks. –  Dave Swersky Jul 28 '10 at 16:19

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Not working on Windows (8x64)

Firstly, it doesn't not install in C:\Program Files (x86)\StackWatcher but the executable is found in C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Roaming\StackWatcher.exe

Then I wasn't able to set the the user up as it couldn't get the site list

I guess it's suffering from the same sort of error StackApplet is

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