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tag colors incorrect

the tag color for english site seem incorrect, the dark grey color is the background while the yellow colour is the foreground. This is contradictory to other sites which have the darker colours as ...
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Could/Should the API evolve more agile rather than being blocked by v2 writing (and authentication) features?

The activity on Stack Apps has dwindled noticeably; this might be a topic for its own discussion, however I'd like to revisit the API roadmap beforehand to set a proper stage and expectations in this ...
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Why these questions do not have a title?

Hitting the following /questions route: http://api.stackoverflow.com/1.0/questions/74?pagesize=1&page=1 the endpoint returns this JSON data: { "total": 1, "page": 1, "pagesize": 1, ...
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Selective API oriented transcript fragment of Jeffs Code Camp Video Interview.

This is a very selective API oriented transcript fragment of Jeffs Code Camp Video Interview: Purpose Please note that this transcript fragment is mainly a supporting post to decrease the length of ...
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1answer
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Will the API support the chat system?

Having read through come of the questions on here it's my understanding that v 1.0 of the API is for read-only access to real-time data, pretty much what's available in the data dump. Write support is ...
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API request to query all tags / taxonomy of languages based on filter param?

Looking through the api docs it would seem that pretty much everything is there except something I wanted to investigate if it would be possible to do. Which is to query the stackoverflow taxonomy ( ...
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Is something filtering 'document.cookie' in SO pages?

My colleague and I are developing an annotation tool for web resources. One way The user can us the tool is to click a special bookmarklet to view the current page with annotations added. The ...
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1answer
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MSO is not being returned in StackAuth's /users/{id}/associated route

In looking into a StackFlair issue, I have discovered that MSO is not being returned as part of a user's associated accounts. Please see my associated accounts according to the api. Note that there ...
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1answer
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Problem accessing API endpoints from Google App Engine

I'm experiencing a weird problem on StackPrinter hosted on Google App Engine. It seems that the application can't reach several endpoints like Super User or Server Fault; Stack Overflow and other ...
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1answer
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An associated query is returning a partial record for a particular user

This query returns (in addition to several complete records) this incomplete one: { "user_id": 2196, "user_type": "registered", "display_name": "Wil", "reputation": 151, "email_hash": ...
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1answer
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Is there an app which graphs arbitrary tag volume over time?

Has anyone made an app which displays a graph of question volume for any arbitrary tag? I know that "analytics overflow" reports some of this info for popular (top 70 or something?) tags, but I think ...
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1answer
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Is it possible to restrict the pool of answerers to users meeting certain criteria?

I'm expecting the answer to this is an unfortunate "no," but I've been unable to find it discussed anywhere, so here I go asking: I'd love to use this API, but the site I'm considering would need the ...
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1answer
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Wrong content-type in JSONP calls

When passing jsonp parameter, the API returns "application/json" instead of "application/javascript". I found this because if you do: <script ...
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1answer
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Comments are returning markdown.

Look at the output of the following: http://api.askubuntu.com/1.0/questions/12218?comments=true Output: { "comment_id": 12713, "creation_date": 1289269467, "owner": { ...
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1answer
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what should be the duration between each call to stackoverflow api for getting new questions?

I have a desktop app which pings stackoverflow api after every 2 mins to get the new questions.?
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1answer
238 views

Is there anyway to get the information now available in the Notification box?

I'm wanting the information in the "Inbox" tab of the notifications in the top left of any SE website. How can I get this or is it not yet available?
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2answers
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API Help's CSS is missing

The API Help page's CSS file, located at http://sstatic.net/so/all.css, is current returning 404 for me: <div id="header"><h1>Server Error</h1></div> <div id="content"> ...
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1answer
289 views

Where is the API located?

I want to know where is the API located and from where to download?
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1answer
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/questions/{id}/answers missing title attribute

http://api.stackoverflow.com/1.0/help/method?method=questions/{id}/answers (it won't linkify properly!): "title": { "description": "title of this post, in plaintext", "values": "string", ...
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1answer
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How to check if a given question is changed

What is the fastest way to check if a question is changed using the API calls? For my purpose (a cache), a question is considered changed if: A new comment is added to the question or to any of its ...
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1answer
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OData Browser - Browse and query Stack Exchange OData

This app doesn't use the Stack Exchange API; instead it allows you to browse and query data via the Stack Exchange OData. http://kruegersystems.com/Products/3/OData_Browser About OData Browser ...
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last_activity_date meaning on /questions route

I would like to add a cache layer to my app for questions, answers and comments. The last_activity_date parameter on /questions route seems a valid candidate (probably the only way available) The help ...
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1answer
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Error Using Stacky v1.0 Binaries in an Azure Worker Role

The following error is being thrown when calling the StackyClient.GetUser method from within an Azure Worker Role: Method 'ReadJson' in type 'Stacky.UnixDateTimeConverter' from assembly 'Stacky, ...
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1answer
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Getting garbage on requests

Not exactly sure how or why, but many times when I try and preview some URL, I get garbage. This has happened on several JSON preview websites as well as on my browser. Strangely this isn't all the ...
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Separate Request Quotas for Authorized [app]s

Imagine, if you will, you have a popular [app] hosted on a cloud computing service which is also used by a number of other [app]s. If this service forces clients to share IPs (and they all do, in ...
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1answer
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/questions/id route problem: comments section is not returned when there aren't comments on question

Something is changed on questions route called with comments= True: http://api.stackoverflow.com/1.0/questions/1940243?body=True&comments=True&pagesize=1&page=1 It does not return the ...
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1answer
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Difference between stackauth URLs

On stackauth theres: stackauth.com/sites stackauth.com/1.0/sites Which one should be used (bearing that yesterday the one with the API version was unavailable)
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StackAuth returning 404?

http://stackauth.com/1.0/sites http://stackauth.com/1.0/help Both of these are currently returning 404 Not Found. What's up with that?
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1answer
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Can I Drive the Area51 Process via the SO API?

I am planning a new webapp. I want to use an SE instance to power the community feature of the new webapp. Since all SE sites must pass through the Area51 process, I would like to know if I could ...
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1answer
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StackPrinter - This IP has exceeded the request-per-day limit.

I'm having this problem. This IP has exceeded the request-per-day limit I hardly believe that with StackPrinter, I'm depleting 10.000 requests per-day, per-site :). Could you please verify? EDIT: ...
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1answer
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Include tag “objects” in questions

getting a question returns among other things an array of tag names, it would be better if it return a whole tag "object" in other words: the count and fulfills_required (okay maybe not the fulfills ...
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Global Inbox uses the API?

Just wondering if the GI uses the APIto work, it could but it would require a lot of requests (though it won't take up [internet] bandwidth because it's done inside the server cluster (that is ...
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1answer
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How to calculate rank; local to site and globally?

With the available data points, how would you rank users, both on a site basis as well as globally? Right now I am simply sorting on reputation desc, creation_date, user_id, display_name. This ...
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Promoting your [app]s - advertising contest proposal

I've proposed on Meta a contest for promoting StackApps applications developed with the API. Please consider to leave your comments over there. (Bounty +250)
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StackOverflow Notifications in Visual Studio 2010 Extension

About VSCommands 2010 Lite is a free extension for Visual Studio 2010 which now includes StackOverflow Notifications in a form of a toolbar button which periodically checks SO for new badges, ...
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update crossdomain.xml on stackauth.com and api endpoints to work with current Flash

I am implementing a javascript client that uses the Flash based XHR replacement Flensed in the interest of providing more robust api communication than that provided by JSONP. Apparently the current ...
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1answer
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Suddenly, some entries on /questions route are missing display_name

An odd bug has developed this morning. At the moment, api.stackoverflow.com/1.0/questions is returning a question of the format... ... }, { "tags": [ "jsf-2.0" ], ...
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Application marketing ideas

As I prepare to ship v1.1 of Six to Eight, I'm curious as to what ideas other people might have for Stack Exchange app marketing. How do we reach Stack Exchange users without either annoying them with ...
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1answer
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AskUbuntu API returns wrong colours

Calling the stats method of the AskUbuntu API returns the wrong colours.
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1answer
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Truly unanswered questions

Clicking "unanswered" shows you questions w/o ACCEPTED (upvoted) answers, but has someone written a script/site that shows you questions w/ NO answers, upvoted or otherwise? It seems easy to code ...
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Maximum tags for a question on any SE site

Is the maximum tags for all SE sites (and those in the future) 5?
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1answer
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Will the new traffic measuring formula be available via the API as well?

From this MSO answer: stackexchange.com/sites was just updated today to use a new formula for traffic. Area 51 is still using the old formula, but will be updated soon to use the new formula. ...
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App that tracks a specific tag

I'm looking for a software like StackTracker that allows to track a specific tag on StackExchange sites. Do you know somes? Thanks!
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user 'about_me' field suggested_buffer_size is too small

the suggested_buffer_size of user.about_me is currently 3000. it is apparent that this is the server-side field length. the problem is that the text is stored server-side in markdown but when served ...
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Why is there no /answers route?

As I was answering this question, http://meta.stackoverflow.com/questions/66403/find-answers-with-max-upvotes, I found myself wondering, quite late in the game, why there is not an /answers route that ...
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What happened to nothingtoinstall.com?

This is weird: { "name": "Web Applications", "logo_url": "http://sstatic.net/webapps/img/logo.png", "api_endpoint": "http://api.webapps.stackexchange.com", "site_url": ...
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api.stackoverflow.com down?

I am currently getting errors when trying to access the stack overflow api. I have tried others (superuser and serverfault) and they seem to work. Is this by design or did the api unintentionally go ...
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2answers
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site status: Closed_beta

Will stackauth ever show a site as closed_beta? Is there much point if it's closed?
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Icons of beta sites

Icons of beta sites are different form the icons given in the http://stackauth.com/1.0/sites . As example: Original icon of the English Language and Usage is where http://stackauth.com/1.0/sites ...
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Filter timeline by event type

Would it be possible to add the ability to filter a user's timeline by event? For example, only return revision events?

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