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Is there going to be an API for the Careers site?

Is there going to be an API for access to the careers site? I could understand that it would be different to the rest of the Stack Exchange APIs, but I could see that it could be useful for use cases ...
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Point of /users/{id}/inbox?

What is the need for the user ID in: https://api.stackexchange.com/docs/user-inbox Given that it will only return the inbox of the authenticated user, and deny a mismatching user id. The only needed ...
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API v2.0 Developing desktop app

If I am developing a client side application, what kind of domain should I provide to 0Auth callback? Can it be a custom application-centric scheme (like myapp://oauthcallback/)?
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Secure OAuth pages contain insecure content.

I noticed that some of the OAuth pages use insecure content (http:// content on an https:// page): I'm not sure how easy this is to fix but it could potentially scare off some users who don't ...
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Stack Overflow reputation API

I am creating one wordpress widget plugin that display different types of social media fans and followers counts. After that I feel that i also include Stack Overflow reputation for specific users. ...
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Am I out of luck if my http client doesn't support gzip decoding?

I'm playing with the oauth2 support in v2-beta with an http client that doesn't support gzip decoding. (My client is http spec compliant but can't deal with the non-compliance of the api on this ...
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API V2 Private Beta Begins

It's about time this thing got under way. If you're participating in the private beta, you should receive an email to that effect. If you were also a member of the V1.0 private beta, you'll notice ...
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What is the unix epoch date, range [0, 253,402,300,799] in the API docs?

The type of the fromdate or todate in several methods is set to unix epoch date, range [0, 253,402,300,799] I don't know what that is and I can't find any information -- can someone explain it ...
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Why user/top-answer-tags doesn't return any results?

I userd python to call ansauthor=site.user(641) in the cooking website. then I used ansauthor.top-answer-tags However, it doesn't return anything. Then I called ansauthor.top-answer-tags.fetch() It ...
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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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Register for the Stack Exchange V2.0 API Private Beta

It's getting to be that time (actually, it's about a month later than I'd hoped but still!), API V2.0 is shaping up and we're spending more and more time on UI polish rather than functionality. So ...
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Country Flag Tags - See mini-country flags next to tags on Money.SE

Screenshot / Code Snippet About This UserScript was inspired by this post on Meta.Money.SE. One of the users requested that tiny country flags be added to tags where appropriate. Another ...
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Frequent Message Manager - Easily store and send frequently used messages in chat?

Screenshot About Have you ever said something in chat that made you think "I know I've said this many times before?" Perhaps you have a few common links that you reply to questions with on ...
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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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Answers without owners

Is it valid for StackOverflow data to have an answer that does not have an owner? For example if you hit the following API url http://api.stackoverflow.com/1.1/answers/18, it does not bring back an ...
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List of possible values for user_type on API for users

I'm starting to work with the API and I see on the call to retrieve a user or multiple users one of the fields that is returned is user_type. So far I have only seen a value of "registered" come back ...
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LinkOverflow — list of links in a Stack Exchange post

About This site useful to find the links that will appear on the stackoverflow post. Give the question url then site will parse the all answers and extract the list and it will mark it with tag. It ...
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Is there an API to upload images to SE's imgur installation?

Is there an API for uploading images to the StackExchange-specific imgur installation? I could use the main imgur site, but they don't keep the images indefinitely. Use case: It would be ...
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Certain users aren't showing up in /users when filter is applied

NB: The filter parameter in v1.x of the API had a different meaning to the filter parameter in v2.0 Consider the following query: http://api.stackoverflow.com/1.1/users?filter=jon%20skeet ...
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Is there a maximum on the number of search results returned (using the SO API)?

I was trying to do statistics on post from some not-too-popular tags like matlab, using the search method. It appears that it will never return a total larger than 2000. Is this a hard limit that ...
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Stack Overflow offline PDF question reader

About Using a keyword, the Stackoverflow Offline Reader WinForm app loads all the questions and their answers into a single pdf file and displays the pdf (if you have a reader installed). ...
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How to get a User's picture (Avatar)

I've seen a couple of Stack Apps that have the actual picture for the user profile. Is that coming from the API, and if so how? If not I'm assuming they are using some screen-scrapping to get that ...
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User on main site, also on meta?

If a user has an account on one of the stack exchange site, I thought they had an account on it's Meta site. This doesn't seem the case in the associated users API route for one user (that's all ...
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Documentation has broken link (JSONP)

On Wikipedia, JSONP now has its own article, instead of being part of the JSON article. The documentation links JSONP to Wikpedia:JSON#JSONP. It should link to Wikipedia:JSONP.
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Is it possible to sync notifications across multiple desktops with StackApplet?

These days people usually work on a number of machines, laptop for the road, desktop at home, perhaps even a machine at work or uni. This creates the need to have notifications synced somehow. It is ...
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StackAsk - Ask questions from iPhone and iPad - Now free on App Store!

About Now on the App Store, Download for free now! Its main features are: Content editor with formatting buttons Questions are saved, with multiple versions You can enter a question ...
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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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API Endpoint Changes Coming In Version 2.0

As work has progressed on the upcoming second version of our API, we've come to a bit of an impasse that's going to force a semi-radical change. Here's the root of the issue: once you've gotten an ...
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/comments?fromdate is broken?

The following url should return 0 comments: http://api.stackoverflow.com/1.1/comments?fromdate=9999999999 Instead it returns all comments, not actually filtering by fromdate at all. It happens ...
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StackReader for iPad

Screenshot About StackReader is the Stack Exchange Network on your iPad. Feature highlights: access to all Stack Exchange Network sites (including most popular ones: Stack Overflow, ...
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/stats is broken on OnStartups

The following URL is returning an object that is missing some data: http://api.onstartups.stackexchange.com/1.1/stats The entire site object is missing from the returned data. Other sites, such ...
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How to find libraries that are compatible with a certain API release on Stack Apps?

This has become a bit of a concern for me with the upcoming beta for v2.0 of the API. The problem is simple: if someone wants to know what version of the API a library is compatible with (or at least ...
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How to get questions higher than ID

How can I get questions sorted by Question_Id in descending? (Sorted by creation is working) and how to get questions higher than given ID (or higher than last questions creation), my idea is to get ...
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How to get “inbox” items

Is there an API function to get the contents of the user's inbox? For example, my inbox looks kind of like this: 2 comments on Bash Prompt keeps disappearing What does that PS1 accomplish ...
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Infinite Scrolling - [Never Click Another Page Number Again!]

About Have you ever been reading through a post on a Stack Exchange site with a lot of answers and you had to keep clicking the next page link? Wouldn't it be nice if you didn't have to do ...
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Can you please return the reputation scores in addition to the reputation changes?

As by far and large (one of) the (two) largest consumer of /users/*/reputation1 , I humbly request an addition to this route. What I'd love to see is getting the reputation score in addition to the ...
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How to get tags using the API?

I have a requirement in my application to show the technical skills (tags) in auto-complete format like Stack Overflow has. Is there any example to get the tags from Stack Overflow using JavaScript ...
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The /users/{id}/timeline route is reporting incorrect totals

It seems that the /users/{id}/timeline route is returning an incorrect total. For example, the following URL is reporting a total of 1607 items: http://api.stackapps.com/1.1/users/7789/timeline ...
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How to get the actual “body” of a question or answer?

How do I actually get the body (i.e. the textual content) of any say question or answer. For example, for question (id= 7406104), I call: http://api.stackoverflow.com/1.1/questions/7406104 But in ...
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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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StackAuth.com user's id

What ID should I pass to stackauth.com/1.1/users/{id}/associated url to get user's associations? The description of the api call states: id – a set of up to 10 users' association ids, obtained ...
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Where do I get UUID for fetching user's associations?

Yesterday (09/17/2011) I could go to my stackexchange site's profile page and grab UUID from the url: I could use this UUID to fetch user's associations with stack exchange network. Now said URL ...
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Draft Specification for API v2.0

We've started working on the next version of the Stack Exchange API. The current draft specification is available, and we'd like to hear your feedback! The headlining feature for this release is ...
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Scrape the site list, show sites sorted by answer ratio

About Display the list of Stack Exchange sites, with the number of questions and answers on each site, and the answer ratio (number of answers divided by the number of questions). The list is ...
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Stack Exchange reputation graph total reputation overlay

Screenshot / Code Snippet About Adds a small box to the global reputation graph to indicate the user's total reputation across all sites where the user has at least 200 reputation. Also ...
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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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Would it be a problem if my server polls the API every minute or so about 1 of my questions on my list?

I know that officially identical requests cannot be done in more than one minute. But would it be a problem if I had a server which had a list of question IDs (say 10 per user, so reasonable max ...
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questions/{id} API not working as intended for vectorized id

Show Console > Try it > Call Method button on questions/{id} API page is not working properly for vectorized id ie. when I am passing 7282205 it is working fine, but when I am passing- 7282205; ...
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Convert Ctrl-space to non-break-space (for FL&U)

This is a mini-script to convert Ctrl+Space to a non-break-space (0x160, not  ). You can copy-paste the code below (if you want to change the includes, for example), or check out the gist ...
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Official keyboard shortcuts

This script is no longer necessary; please visit Announcement: Keyboard shortcuts are now integrated into the site for an updated status on this. Screenshot About This is the official ...

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