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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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When API site goes offline, please return a JSON , instead of Stack Overflow alike offline HTML page

I've just noticed that my api queries are failing in JSON parsing, because of API Site shows offline HTML Page. I wish it would return a valid JSON response, instead of HTML Page.
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Can I retrieve API documentation via the API?

I'd like to retrieve a list of methods with their arguments/defaults and their return types through automated means. Is this possible and, if so, how can I do it? This isn't just for curiosity's ...
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What happened to the JSON documentation for the API?

Back in version 1.1 of the API, we used to be able to do: http://api.stackoverflow.com/1.1/questions?help ...which would return information about the method in JSON format. However, attempting ...
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Is it really worth to (implicitly) discourage documentation of API/library usage nowadays already?

Update: Kevin provided an answer, which, while adding something of value to the three related questions together (by naming the originating concern eventually), actually does not apply to the ...
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Wrapper implementation method to get user notifications in Stack Exchange?

I'm trying to build an app that requires me to get the user notifications for a particular Stack Exchange user. Now, I'm trying to use Java to accomplish this and I came across this wrapper library: ...
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We Taggin' - Play with tags

We Taggin' - http://wetagg.in Enter something and get it rendered as a tag, in the style of several Stack Exchange sites. Additional features Tags link to the sites tag overview for the given ...
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Stack Exchange userscript template / boilerplate

I find it annoying to have to type the entire list of Stack Exchange sites to include every single time I make a new userscript. Furthermore, jQuery isn't automatically included by default. Is there ...
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<kbd> markup shortcuts

Inspired by the question, "Markdown syntax for <kbd>foo</kbd>", this script adds both a button and a keyboard shortcut to each post's <textarea> (when editing posts). Press ...
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Complete list of sites to @include / @match into my script?

This question aims to serve as a reference list of all current Stack Exchange sites for use in scripts.
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Possible to get a user's flag history?

Is it possible to retrieve a signed-in user's flagging history, preferably with the status of the flag? I looked at the /me/timeline docs, and noticed it doesn't return flags. Is this type of ...
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StackExchange API /sites/ does not return all the sites

I am working on one application that produces timeline of user on every site of StackExchange.. We have some users on Sharepoint.stackexchange.com.. Since I want list of all the sites, I am trying to ...
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Sanction - An OAuth 2.0 implementation

Code Snippet from sanction.client import Client from sanction.adapters.google import Google client = Client(Google, { "google.client_id": "myclientid", "google.client_secret": ...
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Flack Overstow - Generate spam from Stack Exchange posts

Online demo courtesy of Nathan Osman: http://quickmediasolutions.com/flack Note: this tool now works with all Stack Exchange sites. Just paste the URL of your profile and the app will ...
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SymbolHound: Search Stack Overflow for special characters

About http://symbolhound.com/ SymbolHound is a search engine that doesn't ignore special characters. I was always frustrated that I couldn't search for symbols like >> and && using ...
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StackWatcher: Watch Your StackExchange Accounts

Screenshot / Code Snippet About Download StackWatcher StackWatcher is a notification area application that polls all your associated StackExchange accounts for activity, including: Reputation ...
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API returns the last activity date even if asked not to

Using the /questions method, I tried to get upvote and downvote counts, along with question Ids. This is the request I sent: ...
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Smart up/down vote display

This Chrome extension replaces the net score of questions with up/down vote breakdown, but only on questions where this breakdown is likely to be of interest. If the votes are overwhelmingly positive ...
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Stack Overflow Unofficial Patch

The Stack Overflow Unofficial Patch (SOUP) is a project to collect various minor client-side bugfixes, work-arounds and usability improvements for Stack Overflow and other Q&A sites on the ...
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topstack.io - Learn from some of the most popular questions and answers on Stackoverflow (beta)

Screenshots http://topstack.io About It uses the most popular stackoverflow quesions, and sprinkles it with some spaced recall algorithms. The goal of this spaced recall is to help the ...
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Auto-Link - Add links based on personal keywords

What is this exactly? A script that helps with linking recurring recommendations and making answers more user friendly. You can provide a list of global keywords paired with a link and the ...
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1answer
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Message Notification App for AskUbuntu and/or StackExchange

I was wondering if there is any way to get notified in due time when someone replies to my posts/comments on AskUbuntu.com or StackExchange.com, other than via email notifications. What I have in ...
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Comment Saver - Unposted comments are saved between page loads

Simply stores unposted comments (using HTML5 localStorage) between page loads, so that if you leave the page you don't lose your comment. Currently a bit hacky, but it works. User Script: ...
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[__NSCFString objCType]: unrecognized selector sent to instance [closed]

dataSource ( 1441617, 0029896, 0190857, 0933935, 2613067 ) NSArray *srtArray= [[self.dataSource allKeys] sortedArrayUsingSelector:@selector(compare:)]; The above code is causing me a crash.Can ...
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Unhelpful error message when attempting to authenticate

I moved my app to a different server as part of a rewrite, and forgot to update the URL of the app on Stack Apps. When I tried to send a query to https://stackexchange.com/oauth and pass my (old, ...
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Byte Order Mark suddenly appearing in query results

Query results seem to have started including BOMs sometime today. I had to add code to handle it. I don't see this documented anywhere.
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Py-StackExchange: An API wrapper for Python

UPDATE: 2.x support is now mainline! Please read the wiki page for important information about the update. A warm welcome to you, traveller. You have arrived at the home of Py-StackExchange, the ...
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Tag highlighting on main SO page

Motivation I recently added more than one "Favourite" tag and got pretty irritated by the sea of yellow on the home page. As such I wrote this little user script (for use in Chrome's Tampermonkey) ...
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Post to Stackoverflow

Is it possible to post a question to Stack Overflow using PHP in the same way that it's possible to post content to Facebook?
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Possible bug in the help page?

There are some weird dot things in this help page: api.stackoverflow.com/0.8/help/method?method=users/{id}/badges {Dead link to missing image: http://files.quickmediasolutions.com/stackbug.png} ...
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Stack Alert [Opera] - Keep tabs on your inbox without needing to have a Stack Exchange site open

Not using Opera? Don't worry, Stack Alert is available for other browsers as well. Visit the appropriate page for your browser below: Google Chrome Mozilla Firefox ...
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1answer
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Is there an offline copy of the API?

I'm trying to find a way to get all the information in the API in one printable PDF, complete with the examples given in the documentation. Is there anyway I can do this?
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C# Stackexchange Questions API [duplicate]

I need to build an web application C# and below is what I'm stuck with Can I use Stack Exchange's API with Key? Do they have a "hello world" key can be used for learning purpose. I wish to get the ...
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“View Vote totals” without 1000 rep

Screenshot About The vote counts are a great tool to determine whether an answer is disputed or not. Unfortunately, not many of us have enough time to join all Stack Exchange websites and get ...
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Chatdump - a site monitor

Dump activity from a site into a chatroom. Configurable as to what to dump and with what conditions. Github repo
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0answers
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Simplify Community Bulletin widget

This Stylish script: Hides the recently added bold category titles; Removes post vote counts; Reduces space used by widget. @namespace url(http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml); @-moz-document ...
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Can we have some debug endpoints for testing corner cases?

After encountering a throttle violation today (which I posted in another question), it occurred to me that although I've put together code to handle "backoff" conditions, and potentially throttle ...
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Hexadecimal user rep

Screenshot / Code Snippet About Displays user reputation in hexadecimal. The code is quite simple if you want to do any tweaks. For users with rep >= 0x10000, it switches the font to Arial ...
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Auto-completion of user name for @-replies in comments

Screenshot / Code Snippet About To use, type an "@" then start typing a few characters of the user's name. Then hit Ctrl+Space. The script will then search for usernames that match what ...
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Show number of answers accepted

Screenshot / Code Snippet About Ever wish you could tell more about a user's acceptance rate than just the percentage? Sure, you can hover over the acceptance rate to view the number of ...
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Add keyboard shortcuts to comments

About This script adds Ctrl+B (bold), Ctrl+I (italic), Ctrl+K (code), and Ctrl+L (link) shortcuts to comments. My script doesn't work exactly the same as the question/answer text editors, but ...
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Display absolute timestamps (in local time)

Screenshot / Code Snippet About This script converts relative timestamps to absolute timestamps, displayed in your local time zone. For times less than one hour ago, I leave the "x mins ago" ...
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How to search my threads based on some key words?

As I have already many threads in some StackExchange sites, sometime I would like to be able to search among them, for instance, based on some key words. Does anyone know how to do that? Thank you!
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Ask Stack Overflow for Atom Editor

Ask Stack Overflow for Atom Quickly get answers and code samples from Stack Overflow directly in Atom editor. Package: https://atom.io/packages/ask-stack GitHub: ...
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Charcoal - bad post finder and flagger

It's available for Android in the Google Play Store and for iPhone, iPad and iPod in the Apple App Store. Please note that mass flagging is not helpful to moderators, so please watch how many ...
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0answers
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Please make an “Awesome New Tab Page” widget for Stack Exchange

For Chrome there is this neat extension called Awesome New Tab Page. Please consider making a Stack Exchange widget for this extension.
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Elections Statistics page for Stack Exchange sites

The Stack Exchange Elections Statistics Page is a simple single-page website that displays information on election candidates participating in the Stack Exchange 2011 Moderator Elections. It ...
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1answer
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Give us a site's API name in the list of a user's sites

In the /me/associated method, I get back a bunch of JSON - but the api_site_parameter name is nowhere to be found. Why? It's kind of important. Could we have it?
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/associated should include user's display name and the api_site_parameter

/associated should include api_site_parameter The /associated routes return the site_name and site_url but not the api_site_parameter. It would be useful if it did because api_site_parameter is ...

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