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How API Keys Work

What are the API request limits? A single IP address can only make a certain number of API requests per day, depending on the presence of a valid API key. Default API daily limits: Key: 10,000 No ...
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Are there any high resolution/scalable (SVG) icons or images available?

It would be nice to give community-developed apps a familiar look and feel. With that in mind, do the SE sites have any high-resolution or scalable icons and images that we can use? I'm not really ...
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Can the no-key request limit be increased to 1000 for a certain amount of time?

Can the no-API-key request limit be increased to 1000 for a certain amount of time - maybe 1-2 weeks?
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List of API client libraries grouped by programming language

This question serves as an organized reference of client libraries available for the Stack Exchange API. This is intended to be an all-inclusive list of libraries, so if you develop a library, feel ...
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Has someone implemented code(in javascript) to get last seven days consolidated reputation thorough API?

I am trying to get user's reputation for last seven days. I want to get total reputation user has earned on specific day. Has someone implemented a way to do this in javascript? I know I can do this ...
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Downloading data en masse

I'm currently in the early stages of developing an Emacs major mode for the Stack Exchange Network. I'm a little torn on how to set up the use of the API within the mode. Is there a way to download ...
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Any CSS ninjas want to help me style my sample app?

I really am horrible at CSS. I am making a SO clone example application that will eventually consume as much of the StackOverflow.Net API as possible. Although it is a clone, I am not expecting it to ...
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Can the API support per-item questions?

What I'm seeing so far is that the API is for a site-wide collection of questions. Can someone use the API to decorate a website's products or articles with questions and answers (on a per-item ...
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Looking for Android app that allows posting questions/comments to SE sites

I remember that not so long ago all the apps had a limited, read-only functionality. I wonder if it has changed? Is there an Android app that allows you to post questions/comments to SE sites?
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SVG Versions of the Logos

Legal guidelines for using these trademarked Icons Icons Download SVG Download SVG Download SVG Download SVG Download SVG Download SVG Download SVG Packages If you want to ...
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Looking for a CLI app with write support?

I've only seen the one CLI stack app, stackoverflow-cli. Are there any apps out there that support writing posts from a command-line interface?
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Let's delete the off topic questions?

There's like 5 in the top few of the front page and it's a little annoying as they get in the way so can a mod just delete them they serve no useful purpose.
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How much content is OK to display?

I've built a Storm topology that predicts the amount of reputation a user might earn by answering newly asked SO questions given that user's past success at answering questions. The results are ...
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What ideas do you have for the API?

Having created 3 applications and a wrapper for the API, I am beginning to run out of ideas for things to create. So here is where you come in... If you can come up with a good idea for an app (and I ...
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Top questions by tag and period

I want to get via API the most voted questions from the latest week (for example) from a specified tag (php, for example). How can I do this?
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Small user scripts, one-liners, prototypes?

The script tag is to be used for complete userscripts. It would also feel kind of pollutive to swamp it with lots of smallish submissions. Hencewhy I'm making this proposal as reference question to ...
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Chrome may not allow one-click userscript install now

Issue 128748: [Regression] Unable to install extensions by running .crx file downloaded in Chrome Chrome can't (directly) install userscripts anymore Chrome Fix: Extensions, apps, and user scripts ...
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A way to mimic the “share a link to this answer” dialog from a user script?

I would like to make a browser "user script" (like Greasemonkey etc) that can pop open a window with a text field for the user to select and copy so they can paste it elsewhere. I want to match the ...
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Get API responses in formats other than JSON

I am working on an application which uses the Stack Exchange API. But I don't want responses in JSON format. So, if I want to convert JSON to another format like XML, is there any way to get the ...
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Stackoverflow app that can popup question with certain tag as they asked in realtime

I am in search of kind of app that can notify about new question in real time as they are posted. I can create such app with the api provided but i don't want to do that if that is already being done ...
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Searching answers with API

I'm very new to the API and I was looking for a way to get answers of a user. E.g. something like if you click on a tag in your tags section of your profile. For questions this seems to be quiet easy ...
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Stack over flow stack graph?

What is the most popular language on the last 100 stackoverflow's questions ? This page provide you a visualization of stackoverflow's last questions sort by the 10 most popular tags. ...
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Should feature-requests, for third party apps, be flagged as “not an answer”?

I spotted this "answer" as a first-time post: Feature Request Please add support for proxies.... It would be helpful to people behind proxies. Like "ME" I was going to flag it as "Not ...
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Application to read stackoverflow off-line

I'm now going on vacation and I won't be having internet connection there, I was thinking it would be a good time to browse throught the stackoverflow data dump. However its all in XML and I'd have to ...
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Is question_id unique across all stackexchange sites?

The standard structure of a question URL is: http://site.com/questions/question-id/title Example: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/457927/git-workflow-and-rebase-vs-merge-questions It is ...
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Where are stackoverflow buttons/widgets?

I'm building a simple paste app for long error logs (errorpaste.appspot.com). A user can post error logs and descriptions of them. Now I want to add a Stack Overflow button or any widget so that the ...
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Which of the Ruby libraries/wrappers for the Stack Exchange API is most complete?

There seem to be a number of ruby libraries: Pilha or Rubyoverflow. Has anyone used either of these? What are their strengths and weaknesses? Which is more actively maintained? Thanks!
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Get my profile information after authentication

I am coding for a mobile application and using stack exchange API 2.1. I am able to implement oauth and I have access token also. Now I am trying to retrieve my profile information, like user_id, ...
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Posting questions and answers via API

I am new to StackApps. I have created an account and I have got an API key. Now my question is, how can I access user accounts? I'm interested in posted questions and answers. Is there a way to post ...
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What is an oAuth domain

What is the oAuth domain that is mentioned in the StackApps app registration form? I googled it but couldn't find a good description.
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App/Script to track answers/comments for specific questions?

Is there any app that tracks answers or comments to a specific question and provides an rss feed (or email digest or similar)? I'm only interested in keeping track of certain questions. Can I use ...
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Can I apply the API Key first and do the application later?

I don't have an application to submit at the moment, but can I apply the key first?
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How should we announce updates to our apps, scripts, libraries, etc?

Is there a recommended best way to let the stackapps community know that we've released an updated version of one of our projects? We can edit the project's page and bump the version number, but this ...
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Is there a difference between the API search and the search from within the site?

I'm curious if the search results from the API is calculated the same way as the searches from within the sites themselves? Is there a difference between the two? If so, what are the difference?
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Can we merge the 'library' and 'wrapper' tags?

There seems to be some fragmentation amongst the tags assigned to wrappers/libraries. Some have library, some have wrapper, and some have both. If I'm not mistaken, they are the same thing. Can we ...
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How to register a wordpress plugin

I am about to implement a wordpress plugin to include some of your information in a wordpress blog. In the first version this plugin will display a very limited set of profile information, in further ...
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Given that stackapps has no “meta” is it OK to ask “discussion questions” with no “one right answer” here?

Sometimes I want to ask questions about using the API that don't necessarily have "one right answer" or might be subjective. I've looked in the chat room but it's not very active. I've looked for a ...
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How should we test the new write-mode comments functionality?

Endpoints which write public content are much harder to test. What's the best way to test the new comments functionality without having to post to real threads? I have seen the Charles web proxy ...
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The “Get Started” section in the sidebar only mentions API 2.0 and API 1.1

Now that API 2.1 is "public, frozen, and out the door" shouldn't we update the "Get Started" section in the sidebar on the right side of the screen. It talks about API 2.0 and API 1.1 but doesn't ...
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Image Based Flair (Downloadable Implementation [v2.1])

Image Based Flair I have created an implementation of flair which generates an image of your current reputation automatically. It is currently using PHP GD. Download Source (Version 2.1 - ...
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Logging out so another user can log in

Just in the process of final testing for an iPad SE browser, and uncovered some odd behaviour. I'm using Google for authentication. If I deploy a clean version of the app, and authenticate, I get the ...
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When will the “site” field be absent from an “inbox_item”?

According to the documentation on the inbox_item type, the site field "may be absent". Under what circumstances will this occur?
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Can I search over SE using SE API if I have only a username?

How do I can find someone's userid if I have only their username? For example, my real username is: Zagorulkin Dmitry My Stack Overflow userid is: 1321404 Are there any API methods for this kind ...
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Python library for the StackExchange v2 API?

So I'm aware of Py-StackExchange and pyso.py, but neither covers the v2.0 API. Does anyone know of a Python library for the 2.0 API?
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Java wrapper for the Stack Exchange API 2.0?

I've checked out StackWrap4J, but it looks like it doesn't support some of the new methods provided in the v2.0 API (specifically the ones having to do with user authentication). Does anyone know if ...
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Is there an equivalent to SOStatus app for any Stack Exchange site?

Before I reinvent a wheel, is there an equivalent to the SOStatus app that can show reputation on any Stack Exchange site? SOStatus gives the status of a user on Stack Overflow. It would also be ...
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zWeatherFeed options? [closed]

I used zWeatherFeed to show weather, but I cant find any example to change options. <style> .weatherItem{padding-left:200px;} .odd{height:130px;} .weatherCity{font-weight:bold;} ...
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What does “Unchanged in unsafe filters” mean?

Could someone clarify what this means? For example, what does it mean that the short_description field is Unchanged in unsafe filters for a Privilege?
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Iphone get image downloaded from a mysql database [closed]

I am a beginner , like really a beginner i iOS programming field. I want to program something really basic, like downloading images from a mysql database into an app. I went through most of the ...