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StackList - List Your Apps, Track Bugs, and More!

StackList http://stacklist.quickmediasolutions.com/ Update: There are already quite a few apps and libraries listed and the number is growing by the day. Don't put off listing yours! ...
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Why have routes /badges/name and /badges/tags been favored over respective query parameters for /badges?

I realize that the API is frozen, hence tagging this as support rather than feature-request or bug - I'm irritated about the two routes /badges/name and /badges/tags: They seem to simply filter down ...
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StackTagz - Track the topics you are interested in over time

StackTagz http://stacktagz.com Screenshot / Code Snippet About StackTagz analyses your participation in StackExchange sites by looking at which tags you are active in. A question, an answer or a ...
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Eligibility for the competition?

I notice in the blog post that to be eligible for the comp you need to be listed in the App tab. What is the criteria to get listed on that tab? My app is tagged correctly and I think I am using the ...
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StackLINQ: A StackExchange LINQ Provider

Screenshot / Code Snippet var questions = from q in ctx.Questions where q.OwnerID == 34796 select q; var multiQuestion = from q in ctx.Questions ...
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Define the max number of vectorised parameters allowed

I am trying to make my app work with as little maintenance as possible, but also be as efficient as possible. Hence I would really like to batch up the ids I am requesting into a vector and get them ...
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A Stack of Twits - Tweeting all over your stack

Get tweets about new questions on Stack App sites About I am fed up sitting all day refreshing the home page waiting for that elusive question on symfony that I can answer and who uses RSS these ...
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How to use min/max with sort

While some sort values make inference of the expected min/max values less than ambiguous, others do not. Pending formal documentation, I hope this can serve as an informal reference. Aggregated sort ...
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Date that the contest ends

I hoped I wouldn't have to ask this, but after the sudden 0.9 release, it might be good to confirm... Will there be at least a week's notice (preferably 2) given of the contest ending? The ...
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Stack2XML - A JSON to XML Conversion Service

About Stack2XML is a web service that fulfills API requests on your behalf and converts the results to XML before returning it to you. The purpose of this service is to support those languages / ...
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Why Content-Encoding gzip rather than Transfer-Encoding gzip

The API responses are returned in gzipped format. But by using Content-Encoding gzip, the burden of unzipping is on the user of the API. On the other hand if the server uses Transfer-Encoding gzip, ...
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ActionStack - An ActionScript Wrapper for the API

Screenshot / Code Snippet Here is a simple example that fetches stats on StackOverflow: import com.actionstack.ActionStack; import com.actionstack.QueryCompleteEvent; var actionStack:ActionStack ...
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SpaceOverflow - An awesome new way to browse the Stack trilogy!

Browse questions in 3D space! About There are a lot of interesting questions in the Stack Trilogy. But it is difficult to find your way through the huge amount of content when the only way to ...
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Area 51 site proposal: StackExchange API Application Development [closed]

The question was closed instead of migrated so I have opened a new question on meta http://meta.stackoverflow.com/questions/55163 Currently intended role of StackApps.com is not entirely clear. ...
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when/if/how/why do non-trilogy Stack Exchange sites aquire/provide API access

So I am looking at http://mathoverflow.net, trying to blow some cobwebs out of the dark corners of my brain that used to house some not-insignificant abilities and found myself wondering about API ...
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Strange encoding for JSON output

I'm trying to create an R API. Here's some basic code for processing JSON: library(rjson) fromJSON(readLines("http://api.stackoverflow.com/0.9/stats/", warn=F)) As I look into this, the output of ...
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/questions/{id}/timeline throwing 500 instead of 404

Kevin, you fixed this bug some time ago, would you like to tag it as status-complete? Sometime last week, this route stopped throwing 404 like the rest of my 'bad id' tests and started throwing 500. ...
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Best way to calculate total badge count in Javascript?

I'm using Javascript and JSONP and want to find-out a user's total badge-count (i'm not using any libraries). At first I naively added up the badge counts individually, but some user's have no ...
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Should we add a “this site is not affiliated to Stack Overflow..” disclaimer to our website app?

I've checked legal section but it does not say anything specific of this aspect apart from: Do feel free to explain that your product is built on the Stack Exchange platform so people understand your ...
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StackMail - Making the StackExchange Sites Accessible Via Email

Planned Obsolescence Due to almost negligible usage and ongoing maintenance issues, I would like to announce that the StackMail service will be shut down in a few days. Screenshot ...
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How to retrieve paged API results in C# and Silverlight

In this tip we are going to leverage the SimpleRequestFactory and gather a multipage response. Lets pull the first 5 pages of 100 users on stackapps.com. NOTE: for Silverlight, substitute ...
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How to call the API via JSONP in Plain Old JavaScript

This tips demonstrates how to call the API in JavaScript without the need of jQuery or other frameworks. In a lot of cases you will find that the JSONP implementations provided in various frameworks ...
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Dev-Tip: How to call the API in C# and Silverlight

This tip shows a simple and reliable way to create HttpWebRequest that are configured to properly query the api. With the exception of the AutomaticDecompression assignment, this code can be used in ...
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How to batch up multiple id requests to maximize economy and still avoid (400) Bad Request [closed]

Update: All of our grumblings and the unbearable beauty of our workarounds resulted in this issue being fixed last week. You can now send 100 id in one request and receive 100 responses. See ...
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Stackathlon 2.5: Leader board for users active on multiple sites

tl;dr New! See "More Athlons" below. Screenshot About It's surprising how few people are active on multiple Stack Exchange sites. Well, maybe not so surprising. But it's a big world; you'd think ...
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Auto discover API version?

I may have missed this before, and if I have, I apologize (I searched and didn't find anything). Is there a way to discover what the API version for a site is? With the recent change from 0.8 to ...
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Why do some ranges have so many values?

Why do some ranges have so many values? For example: [0, 2,147,483,647]
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Explain http://stackauth.com/0.9/help/method?method=users/{id}/associated

Any One knows what this does? What Id should I use?
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Access to /users/recent/ (Recent Activity) through the API

Would it be possible to have access to a user Recent Activity? I know that this is not a public information on the website, but I think that most part is public. I only see one Activity that should ...
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Stack Insight - Track a User's Activity Over all Stack Sites.

Screenshots ... but why not see the live site at http://stackinsight.com About Web application to show how all a user has been involve in the different stack sites over time. Just enter your ...
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Stack Overflow KDE Plasma widget

Is a Plasma widget being developed for Stack Overflow in KDE 4? I tried StackTray, but I'm thinking of something more complete to use as a widget on my desktop. I'd like to see this done, or ...
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Add last_awarded_date to users/{id}/badges

I'm working on an activity notification app. It would be helpful to know the date of the last award for each badge, so the app can notify of changes since the last query.
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What characters won't be in question->body?

This might seem kinda strange, but what printable ASCII characters am I guaranteed not to find in the body member of a question / answer?
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What real world application does the Stack API have?

This is such a noob question, but its simple, so hopefully someone can answer for me please: If you skill up in the Stack API, what purpose does it serve? What can you do with the API, how can you ...
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StackImage - Generating Images of Questions and Users [Now with Global Flair!]

RIP June 23, 2010 - July 4, 2013 All of the features that StackImage provides are either available with the built-in flair on each Stack Exchange site or provided by StackImage's ...
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Ideas for dealing with this pagination problem?

Okay, here is the problem: Certain questions contain more than one page's worth of answers. Given a sort method and an answer id, how can we figure out which page the answer is on? Any suggestions ...
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How to see which users upvoted a question?

I assume this information is tracked, since StackOverflow shows me the questions I have upvoted (when going to their question page, I can undo the upvote). I couldn't find any api call that gives this ...
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Are apps created from the CC data dump ok to add?

I've created a few apps in the past using the CC data dumps that I can't move over to the API at this point. It seems like the stackapps site is meant to be the place to find apps for Stack Exchange ...
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Widget Of Awesomeness, an extended profile JavaScript widget

2010-07-17: Due to lack of interest I'm shutting down the hosted version of this. Screenshots Widget: About The Widget Of Awesomeness lets you embed a simple widget on any page that will display ...
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Stack.PHP - Powerful and Extensive Library for Accessing the Stack Exchange API - Including Full Support for v2.0.

Don't know where to start? Begin by checking out the Stack.PHP website. Then head over here for a quick tutorial on setting up and using Stack.PHP. About Why you should use ...
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Would the following image be allowed?

In the guidelines for using the SE logos, it says: Do not distort or alter our logo in any way Does the following logo do that?
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StackWidget for Android

StackWidget 1.1 Screenshots About StackOverflow home screen widget. Displays hottest question - click widget to see top 10 hottest. New in 1.1: - Change question category (newest, by tag) - ...
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soapi-notify : Stay ahead of the pack with new question notification V1 release

soapi-notify Stay ahead of the pack soapi-notify is an easy to use windows application that monitors Stack Exchange sites for new questions. Watch a 5 minute end-to-end quickstart video You may ...
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StackWrap4J Java wrapper

The StackWrap4J 1.0.1 jar is now available! (See the changelog) Sample Code / Screen Shot The following code snippet was used to test the wrapper in the Android emulator: TextView text = ...
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SENotify - Stack Exchange new question notification (perl/growl)

Output/Screenshot Growl notification Growl on Mac Growl on Windows Terminal output $ perl SENotify.pl -s stackoverflow -r 60 -v 2 question found on serverfault at : Tue Jun 22 21:41:38 2010 ...
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Please add accepted_date to answers/{id}

The reputation timeline aggregates activity so that only one instance of each answer or question is returned for a given timeframe. This makes it difficult to tease out reputation awarded for ...
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The /questions/{id}/timeline route isn't working.

I'm getting a response code 500 for the /questions/{id}/timeline route. I've tried it in Firefox and by fetching a response in Java. Example URL: ...
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Creating plug-ins with StackApps which can be used on a per-user basis.

Facebook developers can create applications which run inside Facebook. For example, the Graffiti app adds a button to the New wall item popup, and has its own pages inside Facebook. What if we could ...
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why is badge counts a nested structure?

conclusion a very short dialog with systempunotout showed me that I could look at this another way that makes a nested structure make perfect sense. the q remains for reference. This should be ...
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redundant data in users

this is an example of truly redundant data. the paths are documented. they don't need to be included in the results. "user_questions_url": "/users/22656/questions", "user_answers_url": ...

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