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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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Bold and colorful area tags

About: This script is written for cstheory.SE and MathOverflow. It modifies the way the area tags (tags having . in their names) are displayed. The script is based on Hexadecimal user rep. ...
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Modifications to KDE StackTray

I modified the StackTray app so it now uses the Py-StackExchange library, to fix JSON parse errors, as version 0.8 of the StackOverflow API was phased out instead of displaying stuff like badges ...
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How to get a users reputation ranking/position?

Using the SO API request http://api.stackoverflow.com/1.1/users/{userId}, I can get a user's current reputation score with no problems. What I'd like to know is where the user's rank in the set of all ...
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undercurrent - a few tweaks to the user interface of Stack Overflow

Websites evolve and so does StackOverflow. However sometimes it takes a while for features to mature fully and being subjected to involuntary beta tests can be frustrating. Since merely moaning ...
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What happened to the unique users count?

When visiting http://stackapps.com/apps, I used to be able to see how many unique users were using my application - but now all I see is zeroes for all of the apps. Were the numbers reset or is this ...
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API to get the small tag info displayed in the popup

I do not know if this is possible, or if this is even prohibited, but here goes. I am creating a website where I talk a lot about the web and different programming languages. Now I want to create ...
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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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Collapse Header Script

Only shows the logo and main menu on mouse-over on the top bar. Sorry to not provide a file for download but i am sure you will manage somehow, adjust includes as needed: // ==UserScript== // ...
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Favourite Tags Numerical Keyboard Shortcuts Script

Another short and simple script, it adds numerical keyboard shortcuts to the favourite tags. Only works on those pages which have the favourite tags on them. The default modifier is Alt but the ...
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API for user next achievement/badge requirement?

If you look at your user profile you can see: visited x days, x consecutive So for the achievement/badge "Fanatic - Visited the site each day for 100 consecutive day" I can calculate the number of ...
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Fitts's Law Favourite Tags Script

For people like myself who fail at hitting things or just want to hit them faster (i use this in combination with the delete button removal script) Sorry to not provide a file for download but i ...
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Remove Delete-Favourite-Tag-Buttons Script

To help people not accidentally delete them, especially the short ones. (Also see the cause to get them removed permanentely) Sorry to not provide a file for download but i am sure you will ...
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SkeetNotifier: A Tray Notifier Application for Jon Skeet's answers

Screenshot About A tray application for Windows that notifies you about the newest answers from Jon Skeet. Icon approved by Jon Skeet! License http://unlicense.org/ Source ...
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Has anyone *implemented* the Stack Exchange API on top of a public database dump?

It seems that the public database dumps contain nearly all of the data required to respond to API queries. Has anyone implemented the API, backed by a copy of the public database dump? It would ...
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Why does api.stackoverflow.com allow resource calls that accept vectorized or multiple IDs?

http://api.stackoverflow.com/1.1/usage/methods/questions-by-ids What is the motivation for building api.stackoverflow.com in a manner that accepts multiple IDs in a resource call? For example, I can ...
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Is there any API that provides an event mechanism to implement an outlook style alert when new responses are available for a user?

I see that Can we have some sort of notification system? answers "NO" in no uncertain terms - I'm going to take a shot here because what I'm suggesting should not be any more complex than the logic it ...
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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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Greasemonkey Script: Show all results from a search, even if they would be hidden by your ignored tags

greasemonkey script to make it so no questions are hidden based on their tags when you are searching I'm currently ignoring the Perl tag because I don't know anything about it, but occasional I want ...
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Does stackapplet support an http proxy ?

I installed stackapplet on Ubuntu desktop 10.04 from their PPA. This installed stackapplet version 1.5+151~lucid1. This is my computer at work and it is behind an http proxy. I couldn't find anywhere ...
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Wrong API response?

Well, if you look here, you'll see i have "down_vote_count": 94, But if you look here on my Stackoverflow profile, you see that my down vote count is 64. For those who would ask if I'm sure ...
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Small jQuery plugin for flair

See it in action at http://iamaust.in About I know I know another flair plugin. I made this because I always wanted to write a jQuery plugin and for my new website I needed a Stack Overflow ...
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How do you get the association_id from the CC data dump?

I am working with StackExchange /users/ data and trying to get a user's "united" profile, to see what sites they're active in other than the queried site. As an example: ...
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Do I need permission to use the SE API for a commercial app?

I recently developed a mobile app using the publicly available API of one of the Stack Exchange sites. Do I need to obtain permission from Stack Exchange before releasing the app to the public? Can I ...
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Stack Exchange Deleted Question Viewer [broken]

READ: THIS DOES NOT WORK. It has been broken by improvements in privilege enforcement. Sorry! The only reason I haven't deleted this post is that it would be particularly cruel for people seeking a ...
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Support Cross-Origin Resource Sharing

Currently, the only way to call the API from javascript is to use JSONP, but this can be cumbersome and has security issues. If the following header was included in all API responses, the API could be ...
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Incorrect Wordpress and Electronics icons

Currently Meta Icon Currently Main Icon With all the other sites (except electronics, which has the same icon for both), Meta has the B&W or sepia icon, while the main site's icon is coloured. ...
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When will the API allow posting of questions and answers? [duplicate]

I am planning on building a client for the Stack Exchange Sites, but it seems you cannot post any information via the API yet. Is this going to happen at any time soon? It seems a pain to force users ...
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stack applet not getting sign in

I am facing problem during running of Stack Applet. How can I sign in? Moreover when I click on presences it comes up with localhost error . Here is the picture As it can be seen, the Applet is ...
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Has anyone made a wordpress plugin for stack api?

Just wondering if as it would be nice to put a widget on a wordpress post that allows people to add new questions and answer them right there in the blog.
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Which of the Ruby libraries/wrappers for the Stack Exchange API is most complete?

There seem to be a number of ruby libraries: Pilha or Rubyoverflow. Has anyone used either of these? What are their strengths and weaknesses? Which is more actively maintained? Thanks!
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Using Stack API for a Forum?

I don't know if this is the right stack site to ask this... Would it be possible to build a forum using the stack API? Would it even make sense?
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SE Chat custom notification sound

Screenshot / Code Snippet About Someone found the current *beep* sound annoying and asked for a way to change the sound. Such a feature did not exist, so I created this UserScript which adds ...
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FAQ's URL for any SE Site?

Since I cannot find anything relevant in the API (I guess /stats endpoint would be most relevant): Is it safe to assume that every SE Site has its FAQ at location: site_url/faq ?

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