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Stack.PY - A Python Module for Accessing the Stack Exchange 2.1 API

Now on PyPI! You can now find Stack.PY on PyPI, Python's package index. This means that you can install the package simply by running the following command in a terminal: pip install ...
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SE Api testing sandbox placeholder

I am developing an application based on python but it needs write access APIs.
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Stack Exchange v2.2 PHP API Client

I am developing a PHP library for interacting with the Stack Exchange API. Most of the methods are unimplemented so far. I am writing this post because I need to test some auth methods. My app ...
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Which reputation events are private?

I've been reading the API documentation on retrieving a user's reputation history (docs/types/reputation-history) and Stack Overflow's description of how reputation is calculated. But, I can't find ...
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Reputation changes from accepting answers to questions are not included in reputation results

When querying the /users/{ids}/reputation API route, the results don't include the +2 reputation changes from accepting answers. None of the reputation results from my own reputation history have a ...
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Hat Overflow - Show number of Winterbash hats at a glance

This script adds a Winterbash hat-count to every user "Signature block" on questions, answers, review pages, etc. For example: Reference this feature request: Show hat count in user card (next to ...
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/answers API request returns no tags if body_markdown is included

This API request to /answers has the filter set to return the tags field for the corresponding question. It works fine: api.stackexchange.com/docs/answers#filter=!9YdnSPElz But, when the filter is ...
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Can I ask the API to tell me to back off? [duplicate]

I'm creating a bot that collects all tags from a given site (and over all sites in the network). I would obviously like to run this bot in as little time as possible, but I also do not want to overly ...
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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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Why does the API lack (proper) HTTP cache control headers?

I've just read Kevin's answer to Do I need API key to use StackAuth API? and been quite surprised that the API doesn't seem to facilitate proper HTTP caching already: You really shouldn't be ...
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What about actually identical requests?

Now, it says here that I should not make lots of semantically equivalent requests. It also says that there is a lot of caching. So I was wondering, what about exactly identical requests. Should I wait ...
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How to increase the allowed number of API calls?

Stack Exchange provides the possibility to do a limited number of API calls per day from the same IP (10,000 if the customer registers the app). Is it possible to get that number increased?
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Creating a home brew Push Server for Stack Exchange

I'm looking to create a home brew push notification server for Stack Exchange. This is mainly due to the fact that Toast Notifications within Windows Store applications are done using Windows ...
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What's an example of the backoff field? Is there some way I can simulate it to test appropriate behavior?

In reading about the API rate limiting, the documentation talks about a method responding with an ominous backoff field, and states that the client should cease from calling that method for that many ...
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Why am I being told to backoff when I'm well within my API limit?

I've been running my API app fine for some time now and when I added another function I realized I was being told to backoff. I only run the app once a night and don't really pull that much data. I ...
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Best strategies for calling the API with full throttling support?

I know this would be subjective on a normal SE site but as the relevant chat rooms are mostly dormant, we have no meta site, and nobody noticed when I asked if this kind of question is OK here, I'm ...
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Add a special page where developers can reset throttle timeouts

As George Edison noted, it would be useful to have a special page where developers can reset the throttle timeout when we accidentally trigger it. This happened to me this morning — I got banned for ...
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After a throttle violation, could the error message include the time when the block will be lifted?

I got my first throttle violation error after running in jsFiddle some example code given to me by a library author in response to a question of mine about how to use their library. This is the error ...
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Stack Exchange API not realtime?

I was testing the inbox/unread API but noticed that there is a big delay between one gets a message, and this message gets included in the API response. Like one minute or more. Is this API not ...
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Is it possible to access data in real-time using the Stack Exchange API?

I want to show an animation of: Questions being asked and answered in the most popular tag Comments being posted New users joining All in real time. Is there access to real-time data?
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Why does the /events service sometimes pause for a couple of minutes?

In developing the firehose service, I found that the /events API often "pauses" for a couple of minutes before resuming. Is this a known issue? Specifically, I am polling /events every 10 seconds ...
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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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Click to expand code regions

About This is a Greasemonkey script that allows you to click code regions on Stack Overflow (or other Stack Exchange sites) and have it expand to whatever size it needs. Get rid of those pesky ...
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1answer
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OAuth2 Authentication Redirection error in PHP

I'm trying to authenticate into Stack Exchange's API with the following URL: ...
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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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Does the Stack Exchange Android app contain any hidden charges? [migrated]

I mean is this app absolutely free or will I have to pay later for any questions that I ask now?
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How to get data related to Winter Bash?

I was thinking of creating a nice question on Programming Puzzles & Code Golf related to Winter Bash 2014, but I need some specific data for that question - The number of hats of each user. Is ...
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Favorite tag highlighting for just the tags

I really liked the idea from Meta of highlighting the tags rather than the entire question - it was too overwhelming, so I created a userscript to do just this: From: To: (favorite tags are ...
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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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Stack Overflow Unofficial Patch

The Stack Overflow Unofficial Patch (SOUP) is a project to collect various minor client-side bug fixes, work-arounds and usability improvements for Stack Overflow and other Q&A sites on the ...
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1answer
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Stack Remote - Free Android app dedicated towards Stack Exchange sites!

Screenshots About Stack Remote is a dedicated Android app for the Stack Exchange sites like Stack Overflow, Server fault, Gaming, User Experience, Super User, etc. The app ...
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Collection of time-saving bookmarklets for Stack Exchange sites

My Bookmarklets for Stack Exchange is a collection of 20+ simple bookmarklets for specific tasks that could be done through the interface, but would take longer. Some of them use API, others parse the ...
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Request: Mark inbox items as read, now that API 2.2 is here

Now we have write API, can we get a method for the inbox to mark inbox items as read? Previously I believe the reason for not having this was the risk of apps marking items as read without the user ...
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Manual Draft Save - Save a draft on demand

Screenshot About This small script adds a save button to the editor bar that allows you to instantly save the contents of the editor as a draft. Although this happens automatically every ...
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Live Home Page - Never touch the refresh button on the home page of a Stack Exchange site again!

Feature implemented and this script retired This script is no longer needed since this feature is now built-in. This post will remain here for historical purposes. About Live Home Page ...
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1answer
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API v2.1 supports write access, but is anyone using it?

Over the weekend, I attended an NHS "Hackday" where we tried to solve a problem one of the junior doctors brought. We hacked together a stack exchange alternative for medical doctors to ask questions. ...
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StackApplet — Bringing Stack Exchange Notifications to Your Desktop [Large scale rewrite in progress]

Rewrite In Progress I am currently in the process of completely rewriting this application from scratch. The code for the old version was an absolute disaster, written nearly four years ...
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My test app. I'm trying to learn how to use the API (Placeholder)

Here's the app's source (so far): http://jsbin.com/selowi/10/edit No screenshot so far.
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Real-time desktop notifications for Stack Exchange inbox ( Chrome / Firefox )

Screenshot About Get real-time desktop notifications for your inbox at the Stack Exchange. After installing and setting your Stack Exchange account ID, you will get desktop notifications ...
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New tab notifier (Placeholder)

The previous scripts are not working. So I made this script. It shows inbox notifications as [number here] and rep change as [+reps here] in the tab. The script is really simple and ...
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AnswerMachine (Placeholder)

About I plan on developing a client that simplifies asking Stack Overflow questions using a desktop application. Platform OS X Code Language: Objective-C Screenshot
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Total Number Of Answers

I need to find the total number of answers submitted by a user on stackoverflow. I tried the following: I got my json from the following: ...
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SE like I like it userscript

About Here's yet another Greasemonkey / Tampermonkey userscript for Stack Exchange. It adds the following enhancements: Within preformatted code blocks, double-click to select all. In the ...
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Looking for a script to show countdown timer below posts for easier edits

On Stack Exchange sites, edits that are made within 5 minutes of posting a question or answer aren't counted. This is called the grace period. For example, if you post a new answer, and edit it after ...
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Review queues – bypassing/shunning “honeypot” stuff

Is there a solution against “honeypot” posts in review queues? As far as Ī noticed, there can be rather simple test: although the edit link (/posts/⋯/edit) is present below the “post”, attempt to ...
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AutoReviewComments - Pro-forma comments for SE

No more re-typing the same comments over and over! This script adds a little 'auto' link next to all comments boxes. When you click the link, you see a popup with 6 configurable auto-comments ...
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400 (Bad Request) error in time of creating question using StackExchange API

I am trying to create a question in StackOverFlow using write-access API(https://api.stackexchange.com/2.2/questions/add). I have provided the parameters as required but a "400(Bad Request)" error is ...
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Select Code Block Buttons Script

Shows a select-button on mouse over on code-blocks to select the whole block for easier copying. Sorry to not provide a file for download but i am sure you will manage somehow, adjust includes as ...
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How do I sort the /2.2/notifications endpoint?

I do not find information on the notifications api page. I am looking at this: https://api.stackexchange.com/docs/notifications I would like to be able to sort by creations date and other fields. is ...

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