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Duplicate Question Suggestion Boxes

Screenshot About Duplicate Question Suggestion Boxes is a UserScript for any Stack Exchange site that makes it extremely simple to check for duplicate questions for a post. In the left side it ...
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Filter SE questions by votes, views and rep

(Chrome only) v1.2    Find good questions to answer. The script will filter questions in real time, in all Stack Exchange sites questions pages, hiding them by score, views, user ...
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Why is /questions API returning deleted questions?

In last few days I have noticed that questions API returns questions that where deleted hours before the API call. This is a short example, if more logs are need to pin point the problem, please ...
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Auto-Add A Comment When Closing

About Automatically adds a comment when closing a question, with the text taken directly from the close reason you chose, so that the OP can see why their question may be being downvoted, and improve ...
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Are apps created from the CC data dump ok to add?

I've created a few apps in the past using the CC data dumps that I can't move over to the API at this point. It seems like the stackapps site is meant to be the place to find apps for Stack Exchange ...
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List of example questions

Since it's hard to find examples of questions with various attributes, maybe we can turn this into a reference? Here's the problem: I want to try out the locked_date attribute in one of my apps, but ...
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Get questions content from StackOverflow API

I need to get the question content from StackOverflow site. I already built the functions that parse the HTML for a question, and return me the question content. But, I found that there is an API, ...
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Why is comment_count=1 (incorrectly) when this particular filter is used?

We're seeing that, when a particular filter we've created is used, the API will return "comment_count": 1 for questions with no comments. For a search for questions with no answers, ordered by ...
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The tagged parameter does not work with multiple tags

Take these two API calls: http://api.stackoverflow.com/0.8/questions?tagged=php;rant http://api.stackoverflow.com/0.8/questions/tagged/php;rant A couple of problems: Shouldn't they return the ...
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Why these questions do not have a title?

Hitting the following /questions route: http://api.stackoverflow.com/1.0/questions/74?pagesize=1&page=1 the endpoint returns this JSON data: { "total": 1, "page": 1, "pagesize": 1, "...
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stackanswers.vim - View answers from Stack Overflow within Vim

Introduction stackanswers.vim is a Vim plugin that allows a user to ask a question, and receive answers from Stack Overflow right into Vim. Usage You can ask the question by running :StackAnswers &...
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Getting questions with multiple tags

http://api.stackoverflow.com/0.8/questions/tagged/gwt,google-app-engine returns nothing, but http://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/gwt+google-app-engine does have plenty of entries. And http://api....
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API throws improper error when “date” parameters are the same

When using the Stack Exchange /questions API using the same date for fromdate and todate I get a 500 internal server error. Using different dates appears to work OK but specifying the same value ...
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Using OR with featured questions

My question is similar to: Getting questions that have a specific tag or tags? What I am trying to do is get a list of Featured questions within a list of tags. I have tried using the following: ...
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Stackopedia - all the answers to the questions you never asked

Screenshots Splashscreen Random Questions Settings About An Android app that shows a random high voted question and its best answer each time you launch it. A really different way to ...
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Format a list of questions

The following quickie command line application formats a list of questions obtained from search results. Requirements: Perl, JSON Usage: Retrieve a list of questions from the API (from the /...
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Retrieving list of c# questions

I am trying to retrieve list of c# questions using http://api.stackoverflow.com/1.0/questions?title=true&tagged="c#". But I get JSON response related to c questions. Response : { "total": ...
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How to include answers when fetching questions?

I made a small cron job which crawls questions and answers from Stack Overflow. Here is my request URL: https://api.stackexchange.com/2.2/questions?order=desc&tagged=php&site=stackoverflow&...
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QuestionPacker - Packs Question in a Webpage

Screenshot About It is my version of StackTack, which seems to be discontinued. License Inbox Reader is released under the Apache License 2.0. Download You can get QuestionPacker here: http://...
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Hide sites from Hot Network Questions section

Screenshot About The 'Hot Network Questions' section has questions from websites which are not very interesting for me so with this script you can: Hide questions from those websites Stop ...
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API response doesn't indicate the nature of a rejected question POST

I have a question, which I post to Stack Overflow. The addition of the answer gets rejected and I know that it is due to the fact that I used the tag coredata rather than core-data. When I do this on ...
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Looking for an application which alerts about new questions under a particular topic

I've installed StackApplet, but it only tracks the reputation of a particular user. Is there an application which tracks new questions under a particular topic, and notifies (in system tray) when ...
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How can I introduce my Stack Overflow app to other users?

Recently, I created a project to manage and extract questions from Stack Overflow and convert those to PDF docs. I put it on GitHub. I think this project could be improved and could be very helpful ...
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Are we going to get a Protected Date field in Question responses?

Now that questions can be marked protected, will this info be available via the API?
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The /tags query is not giving me the correct results between two dates?

I'm trying to get the yearly total number of questions that have the tag browserify. I can see that there are questions tagged from this year like this one and that one. The site reports that there ...
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How can I access all questions asked by an arbitrary user?

Within the web app for courses I organize, I'd like students to be able to provide their Stack Overflow username, so that we can pull in their most recent and unanswered questions. This information is ...
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Problem getting a users questions within a date range

I'm having a problem returning a list of users questions within a given timespan. I understand that the documentation ( http://api.stackoverflow.com/0.8/help/method?method=users/{id}/questions ) that ...
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golf-me: your new command-line code-golf companion!

Golf-me is a quick and dirty terminal application you can use to pick out a programming puzzle from Stack Exchange's Programming Puzzles & Code Golf site. Screenshots About I built golf-me ...
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YouAskOverflow - StackOverflow For SMS (placeholder)

About SMS for receiving/posting questions on Stack Overflow Platform What platform or browser is your app for? Web based Contact Who created this app? Who are the key contributors? How do we get ...
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Unanswered Questions Recommender

Put in your user id, get a list of recent unanswered questions that you'll be able to answer: https://lateral.io/demos/stackoverflow-unanswered/
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Devlookup : A Search tool designed for developers

About Devlookup is a search tool designed for developers. It aggregates results from the most important development websites, using Bing as the backend engine. The main goal is to improve resource ...
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Elections nominations posts not showing up in API

I know that it's probably unintended that the Primary voting scores were leaked by the API, but I think if you're going to remove it, then at least make it official, so I won't have to wonder if it's ...
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Newest unaswered by tags

Screenshot About Often, when I was looking for questions to answer on StackOverflow, I would go through newest unanswered questions and look for those that had one of my favorite tags. The “my ...
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How to find questions that were posted or edited recently?

The api function documented at http://api.stackexchange.com/docs/questions lets me list questions on a site. How do I sort this so that I see questions that are recently posted, edited, including ...
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Invalid HTML characters in questions bodies

While writing an Android App that shows questions from the SE network, I've noticed that the SE REST API returns invalid HTML characters; after a bit more of researching I've found it's not the API ...
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Getting display name of the site on which question is located

When using the /questions method to retrieve a particular question, I'd like to also get the display name of the site on which the question is located (e.g., User Experience). At present, the API does ...
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How to get the 10 most recent questions with accepted answers based on a given tag?

I am trying to figure out how to get the 10 most recent questions from the Stack Overflow site, that have been answered, based on a given tag (such as 'Java'). I looked at the documentation but I ...
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Questions with specific tag and specific text inside questions

So I am able to get questions with specific tags, but still not able to get questions which have specific text and a specific tag. For example if I want to get all the questions with text "api" in ...
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How to set the width of an image in the body of a question?

I used the questions/{ids}/edit to add a hyperlinked image at the end of a question. It works if I use the default dimensions of the image. However, if I specify the width using width="320" or style="...
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Error retrieving question using a filter that includes question.notice

I have created a filter to include the question.notice field. It seems to be OK as returned by https://api.stackexchange.com/2.1/filters/-9xc1l%2Au-JEsf_Q Then if I want to fetch this question using ...
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How to check if a given question is changed

What is the fastest way to check if a question is changed using the API calls? For my purpose (a cache), a question is considered changed if: A new comment is added to the question or to any of its ...
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Add 'linked' question data to the API

SE sites show linked questions on the right column. It would be great to add an array of ids to the question response called 'linked'. Example Linked Question
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API access to the /10m (“Thank you”) web page?

http://stackoverflow.com/10m would be very interesting if you ask me: logging values periodically, and such. However, a recent issue I had showed that I can't just access it. Since I've found no ...
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Obtain JSON equivalent of a full Q&A HTML page?

I want to write an application for which, after some logic to select a set of questions, it would be most convenient to get the whole set of stuff at once that is normally shown on a Stack Exchange Q&...
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desktop alert with notificatons whenever a favourite tagged question will be asked

I am using Firefox browser and Ubuntu13.04. I am looking for an app,which will create a desktop alert with sounds,whenever any question included with my listed tags in my favourite list will be asked ...
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Sort ranges on /questions/unanswered is broken

The following API request should return all unanswered questions with a score of at least 30: http://api.stackapps.com/1.1/questions/unanswered?sort=votes&min=30 However, the response ...
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Oddity with migration data from questions

Take a look at this question on SuperUser. Apparently, it was migrated from ServerFault, and was originally asked by user 3d1l. However, now look at the API result: http://api.superuser.com/1.0/...
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Ideas for dealing with this pagination problem?

Okay, here is the problem: Certain questions contain more than one page's worth of answers. Given a sort method and an answer id, how can we figure out which page the answer is on? Any suggestions ...
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What's the proper way to fetch the score of all answers of SO?

I wrote a small program querying the SE API to grab the public scoring data of all SO answers (excluding the last 3 days). Basically the request I do gets me this: Questions[]: Id Title ...
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Is there any app that could extract and manage questions from Stack Overflow?

I'm looking for help with a Stack Overflow application that could do the following things for me: Extract the top voted questions at a given date and tag Extract the answered questions of some given ...