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What is SOAPI and why should I care?

Let me answer the last question first: Why should you care? You shouldn't care unless you are a .NET or JavaScript coder who can leverage robust client access libraries for the Stack Exchange API ...
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Badges with zero count no longer returning zero

For queries such as http://api.{sitename}.com/1.0/users/{id} if a badge count is zero, the API is no longer returning "gold": 0, for example.
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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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Where can I find the reputation black market?

Apparently there is one around, at least I can't explain the recent jump in reputation of 4k for user 1026 by any other means (just kidding of course, no offense please ;) The API Beta badge accounts ...
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Soapi.FindUser (silverlight) Quickly find any user anywhere in the Stackiverse!

Soapi.FindUser - Silverlight Edition Configuration: About Soapi.FindUser (silverlight) is provides a means to quickly find any user anywhere is the Stackiverse. You may search any number of ...
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Encoding inconsistency on /users/{id}/reputation

Take these two calls: http://api.stackoverflow.com/1.0/users/180784/reputation?todate=1278854265&pagesize=1 "title": "Save a custom ListView's instance state?", ...
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Soapi.FindUser - Quickly find a any Stack Exchange user

Soapi.FindUser About Soapi.FindUser is a tiny .NET 3.5 application that searches all Stack Exchange sites for users by name with the provided search term. The results are grouped by site and are ...
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What timezone is used in the API?

When a timestamp is used, for example the fromdate parameter in /questions, what timezone are dates in? Is the number supposed to be in milliseconds or in seconds? To get the current time to pass as ...
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Get user data using curb in Ruby

Hello, I am trying to get user data in my Rails app. I am doing this: url_so = "http://api.stackoverflow.com/1.0/users/231917?type=jsontext" curl = Curl::Easy.new(url_so) curl.perform ...
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recommended buffer size for markdown fields is conservative

I ran into a truncation error while inserting user data into a database using the documented field length (buffer size) of 3000. So I redefined to nvarchar(max), pulled all users in the stack ...
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Can I filter Users by reputation or up_vote_count using the API?

Howdy, Is it possible to do API calls that pull back all users with, say, > 10,000 reputation? Or up_vote_count, etc. The advanced search page implies that we should use third-party search engines. ...
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Provide a way to discover associated meta sites

Currently, the API doesn't specify what the associated Meta site is for a certain site (I'm talking about the stackauth.com/1.0/sites route). Sure, we could just prepend "meta." to the domain name, ...
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API compliant request throttle implementations

Balancing compliance with Request Throttling Limits with maximum allowable throughput in our applications and libraries with any reliability requires self-throttling. This post is meant to be a repo ...
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api domain object unique keys

For those who wish to maintain object graphs or to persist api domain objects authoritative documentation of the field(s) that define a unique key for the object would be of value. Some are obvious ...
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/users/{id}/answers - broken

Have not checked other routes, as I am busy with other things, but a failing test pointed this out... GOOD: http://api.stackoverflow.com/1.0/users/242897/answers?min=4&sort=votes { "total": ...
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Bug - Getting partial results for questions

When processing http://api.stackoverflow.com/1.0/questions/1156985 I only get partial results. Many of the missing fields are mandatory fields, including the owner of the question.
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Popularity Contest

Yes, I know it's too late to get in for the prizes ('sif this would win anything anyway) but hey, for the betterment of the community :) Screenshot / Code Snippet About I've (and others) been ...
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api.money.stackexchange.com returning questions from 2009?

http://api.money.stackexchange.com/1.0/questions/?pagesize=1&fromdate=1254960000&todate=1255564793 body => question[0] => [creation_date] => 1254969799 1254969799 == Thu, 08 Oct ...
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server fault and super user rate limit bonus?

Looks like SF and SU are granting Int.MaxValue rate limit. Not that I mind, but it would be nice to have on the other sites too. ;-) Thought you would like to know. GET /1.0/users/173?key=mykey ...
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Post questions using API [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there an api to post questions without using the websites interface? Can I use the API for posting any question to StackOverflow? I have a internal sharepoint site ...
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questions method returns error 4000

I'm getting error 4000 on every endpoint on questions method (with key): http://api.superuser.com/1.0/questions?sort=votes&pagesize=30&page=1&key=stackprinterkey the only endpoint not ...
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MEHF - tool for quickly testing code snippets, with StackOverflow support

Screenshot About MEHF is partway between an IDE and a REPL. (The name "MEHF" is partway between "IDE " and "REPL.") It's designed to offer quick testing of code fragments for which an IDE would ...
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Simple Answer Guessing App - Trivial Pursuit: Edition SO

About Stackoverflow Trivial Pursuit This app came about after I read this meta thread feature request by Evan Carroll. The idea is that you can look at questions on Stackoverflow without seeing the ...
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RoboStack: A Google Wave robot for the Stack Exchange API

Screenshot / Code Snippet For a video snapshot visit http://code.google.com/p/robostack/. About Unlike a Jabber/XMPP robot, this application is a Google Wave robot that takes full advantage of ...
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Markdown versus HTML

Does the API always return question and answer bodies in HTML format? Is there any provided way to get them in Markdown format, for easier local editing? If not, please consider this a feature ...
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When does the judging take place?

I am planning to work some more on my apps tomorrow and get some last minute changes implemented. However, I notice that: The API Contest winners will be picked the first week of August. ...
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/users/{id}/associated - inconsistent behavior

/users/{id}/associated occasionally returns empty for an association even though there are definitely associated users. Calling it again immediately returns expected results. GET ...
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Possible Gzip or data format problems when trying to read JSON.

This is a very basic question. I just want to display a test batch of JSON with PHP, but I think I don't have the correct formatting, since the data received looks garbled when outputed, and it causes ...
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StackedDeck: Watch Your Favorite Tags, TweetDeck-Style

Screenshot / Code Snippet About Download StackedDeck StackedDeck allows you to watch as questions with your favorite tags come streaming in. Add as many columns as you like and StackedDeck will ...
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Will I be able to update the (optional) application icon after registering an application?

The Register Your Application form allows for the (optional) submission of an application icon. Presumably this can be updated after registration via Manage API keys? I'd be surprised if not, of ...
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How to monitor answers/comments on all of my multiple Stack Exchange accounts?

I am active on 5 Stack Exchange websites, and I would like to be notified when there is a new comment/answer on any of them, rather than discovering it a few days late. Is there such a tool? If it ...
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Stack-Trac - List stackoverflow/serverfault/… questions that are related to your Trac tickets

About This little app will look at the summary from the currently viewed Trac ticket and find related questions & answers on stackoverflow, or other stackexchange sites. Screenshot (see full ...
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Stack Up for iOS (1.0.1)

About Stack Up is now available on the App Store. Stack Up is a Stack Exchange client for iOS (4.0 only at the moment, but I'm working on adding iPad support). You can learn a little more about it ...
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Is there an api to post questions without using the websites interface?

I wanted to post questions after a proper user authentication explained here. Is there anyway I can do this?
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Copying CSS from stackoverflow for use in an app?

Is it ok / legal / allowed to copy some of the styles from stackoverflow / serverfault / etc. for use in a stack app?
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questions/id is sometimes missing an owner?

Every once in a while when I query: http://api.stackoverflow.com/1.0/questions/id I get a question back that is missing the owner field. Is this expected? I haven't seen anything about owner being ...
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SOFU/ SE Reputation Aggregator

Is there an app that aggregates all my SOFU/SE reputation, badges in one single place? I'm going to love it.
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stackauth.com/1.0/users/{id}/associated not returning display_name for some sites

The problem with email_hash seems to be fixed, but now display_name is not getting returned in some cases. For example: This Super User /users/{id} query returns a display_name, but the corresponding ...
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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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stackauth.com/1.0/users/{id}/associated no longer returning email_hash for some sites

I'm not getting email_hash for some sites from stackauth.com/1.0/users/{id}/associated since sometime after midnight CDT (UTC-0500).
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Why I think Area51 needs an API.

Okay, I have to admit that I never dreamed I would be advocating an API for Area51. But here I am doing it :) I think we need an API for Area51. Granted, the whole concept of questions and answers is ...
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what is the url for a *.stackexchange site's api?

from my understanding, the documentation suggests that we can use the api against any current *.stackexchange website what would be the url for the api for one of these ? e.g. ...
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How will the popularity of hosted apps be determined?

In the contest blog post: We will look at the number of requests for your API key. Was your application used by a lot of people? Or at least a reasonable amount? How does this work for ...
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How the /sites method is meant to be used

The /sites method is used to enumerate all sites in the network. If your [app] is meant to run against more than a single site (and many are) this method is how you should be discovering new sites in ...
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On Stackauth /sites new meta sites have wrong name

This should be the correct behaviour: name: "Stack Overflow Meta" name: "Web Apps Meta" name: "Gaming Meta" .. For the newcomers Server Fault and Super User, Meta is before the parent site in the ...
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App devs - Would you use something like this if it were available?

Update: So it was written, so it is done. Go see the real deal! var questionWithStuff = ctx // soapi context .Official // convenience properties for known sites .StackOverflow ...
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Simple Activity Monitor - For Educational Purposes only.

This Soapi.JS script, if abused is likely to provoke frowns from those whom you would like to see smiles. Note: the dataset is only valid if the entire user base is pulled, and on just about any ...
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Getting required upvotes for apps tab is too dependant on release date

I have recently released a chrome extension and it is at present getting about 3 upvotes a week. Not as many as hoped, but still not bad. However, this may not be enough to get it into the apps tab ...
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api.meta.stackoverflow.com has state:normal - is this correct

i am not sure what the origin and exact meaning of the term 'linked_meta' is, but I would guess that it is a term created for area 51 meta sites and the implied meaning is clear. Perhaps stack meta ...
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Code Consultant: Jabber bot to help you work through your coding problems

Screenshot / Code Snippet About Have you ever noticed that simple act of describing a problem you can't get past to a co-worker will help you solve the problem, even if they don't say a thing? ...

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