I want to use the Stack Exchange API to perform research on the question/answer's body but it seems impossible.
Is that the case? If not, how do I go about doing it?
In order to access the body of a post, you need to create a filter that includes this information. You create a filter using the
The response from that URL will look something like this:
As you can see, the new filter is identified by the string
Edit: upon further clarification, the method you are looking for is
This example will search for all questions that contain the string "java" in the title.