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Stack Exchange API not realtime?

I was testing the inbox/unread API but noticed that there is a big delay between one gets a message, and this message gets included in the API response. Like one minute or more. Is this API not real-...
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How do I find all questions/answers per a tag?

Would also be good if I could also find the top questions/answers in a particular tag - i.e. questions tagged with Ruby or PHP. Per the docs the only thing I can see that will return questions in a ...
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Column 80 - Plain Text optimised Stack Exchange

Screenshot / Code Snippet About Browsing the existing Stack Exchange family of websites was OK in a text-based browser, but when you're stuck in a Linux shell with no way out and no other ...
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StacksGuru: a near realtime bot for all Stack Exchange sites

UPDATE Stacksguru address is now stacksguru@appspot.com (in the plural form) remove the old contact (stackguru@appspot.com) and use the new one. StacksGuru is a Jabber/XMPP bot which gives you a ...
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StinkingBadges - Track your progress towards long-term badges

Introduction I was curious how far away I was from Generalist, and there are some data explorer queries that can show you your progress, but I thought it should be possible to make this work with the ...
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“Reply” links on comments

Screenshot About This user script adds a little "reply" link to each comment. Clicking this link will fetch the rest of the comments, if some of them were hidden show the "add comment" text box ...
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StackKit: an API framework for Cocoa

About StackKit is a library for accessing the Stack Exchange API from within Cocoa/Cocoa Touch applications. It is under active development, but the major core functionality is present. Code ...
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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 keyboard ...
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StackStalker: Be Notified When Your Question Is Updated (Chrome Extension)

StackStalker Monitor any question from any Stack Exchange site and see when it is updated. Latest version: 3.0.1 | Updated: Sept. 13, 2014 Rewritten from near-scratch to use v2.2 of the Stack ...
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Better handling of indentation and the TAB key when editing posts

About This user script changes the behavior of a few keys (most notably the Tab key) within the post editor to behave more like it does in IDEs or text editors: When multiple lines are selected, ...
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SE Chat Modifications — Keyboard navigation and commands for chat

Screenshot Use /command shortcuts to perform common chat tasks: See message history inline: Easily preview replied-to messages: And much, much more... About Legends tell of a prolific Meta ...
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Stack2Blog - Turning your answers into blogs (For “sale”)

Stack2Blog for Sale Hi everyone! Since we're working on a few other projects, we haven't worked on Stack2Blog in a while. We still think it can be useful, especially with the rise of platforms like ...
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Stack Alert [Mozilla Firefox Add-on] - Keep tabs on your inbox without needing to have a Stack Exchange site open.

Not using Firefox? Don't worry, Stack Alert is available for other browsers as well. Visit the appropriate page for your browser below: Google Chrome Opera Screenshot / Code ...
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se-flair: HTML combined Stack Exchange site flair

Screenshots Screenshots of some samples: Tooltip with total reputation: Tooltip with specific-site reputation: Live PNG Samples: About se-flair produces combined-account flair in the ...
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MathJax Buttons

Adds some math/science buttons to the editor on science SE sites. These buttons are useful for converting selected text to math, formatting SI units, and formatting chemical equations. There are also ...
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StackAnywhere - A Stack Exchange client for Android

Discontinued In light of the release of the official Stack Exchange app, which has far more functionality, there seems little point in releasing further updates for StackAnywhere. I've made the ad-...
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StacMan - .NET client for Stack Exchange API v2

Features Supports all Stack Exchange API V2 methods through version 2.1 Easy to use: one-to-one mapping between StacMan and API methods/params Async is easy: methods return Task<T> so they're ...
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Real-time desktop notifications for Stack Exchange inbox ( Chrome / Firefox )

Screenshot About Get real-time desktop notifications for your inbox at the Stack Exchange. After installing and setting your Stack Exchange account ID, you will get desktop notifications whenever ...
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Fast Multi Platform Data Dump Import for SQL Server (2000/2005/2008), SQLite and MySQL

UPDATE: Both soapi.info and skysanders.net have been offline for a while. A fork exists at github.com/peschkaj/soddi. Updated compilation platform to enable execution on x86 and x64. Confirmed ...
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Overflow7 - Stack Exchange sites on Windows Phone 7

Video of 1.0 On YouTube - http://bit.ly/stackoverflowforwp7 About This is a Stack Overflow app for Windows Phone 7 - it allows you to browse, read and bookmark Stack Exchange sites Screenshot ...
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StackTray: The Stack Overflow tray application

Screenshot Icon on left Hover over icon Context menu Reputation Alerts About This application sits in your system tray and periodically checks Stack Overflow for any new badges or ...
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Stacked Odds - Finding the questions that you can answer

Screenshot / Code Snippet More screenshots can be found in the extension gallery. About Stacked Odds is an extension for Chrome that stacks the odds in your favour when looking for questions to ...
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Stack Exchange Java client library

Sample Code /** * The following will print out the current stats for the * Stack Overflow site (stackoverflow.com). */ public class Example { public static void main(String[] args) { ...
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Hexadecimal user rep

About Displays user reputation in hexadecimal. The code is quite simple if you want to do any tweaks. For users with rep >= 0x10000, it switches the font to Arial Narrow to prevent breaking layouts. ...
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Copy Question Link Markdown - Making it easier to copy links to questions!

Screenshot / Code Snippet About This small UserScript makes it easier to copy the URL of the current question into pre-formatted Markdown. Once installed, it adds a 'copy' link to the question. ...
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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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PHPstack - A PHP wrapper to the SE API

PHPstack PHPstack is meant to be an easy to use PHP wrapper for the Stack Exchange API. <?php require_once('lib/requestcore.class.php'); require_once('phpstack.class.php'); $so = new ...
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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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Deleting an application key?

Hi. Shouldn't there be delete buttons on http://stackapps.com/apps so we can delete API-keys? Or at least de-activate them? I mean, cancelled projects, etc... A deletion button would be real handy.
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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! StackList ...
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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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Stack Exchange Improvements - Sticky top bar, new text editor, and more

About This chrome extension replaces the text editor with a much better one that supports markdown, indentation, code formatting, and more! Also provides options for making the top bar sticky, and ...
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How to format reputation numbers similar to Stack Exchange sites

UPDATE For JavaScript, see CMS's implementation below. It is much more elegant than the one I provide in the body of this Q. // formats a number similar to the way stack exchange sites //...
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George the Dev - Making Conversation in the Chat Rooms

Update George the Dev originally began as a small experiment named "FlackBot". Due to increased difficulty maintaining the experiment and a few "incidents" in the chat rooms, FlackBot was ...
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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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Prevent that posts tagged with app or library enter Community Wiki mode when the owner edits it 8 times

I've edited my App 8 times and my question has switched automatically to Community Wiki (I'm aware that it's reported in the faq). The main reason of these many edits is my shaky english, but I can ...
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StackTack - George Edison Remix (now with a few extra features!)

Screenshot About StackTack was originally listed here on Stack Apps. The idea was terrific and Soviut did such an awesome job building the application that I decided to fork it. My original ...
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Acceptable Use of Copyrighted Logos/Names?

Are any/some/all of the following considered acceptable use of the site names and logos? I know that there is no "official policy" yet regarding this, but I figured I would show some examples of what ...
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Ask Ubuntu Data Server - Blazing Fast Searches from the Data Dump and API

Note: a special thank-you to Jacob for hosting this application on his server. Screenshot About This project was born out of a need to get data from the Ask Ubuntu API with little latency. Since ...
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API Suggestion: suppress http error code when jsonp is specified

Conclusion: fast response by Kevin enables the JSONP functionality of the API to assume it's rightful description of awesome. http://soapi.info/Code/JS/Stable/ErrorTest.htm The JSONP functionality ...
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The API Key does not work

I have registered an app at http://stackapps.com/apps/register, got a Key right away after I have submitted. But now when I request http://api.stackoverflow.com/0.8/stats?key=MYKEY, I got ...
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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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Can we have some debug endpoints for testing corner cases?

After encountering a throttle violation today (which I posted in another question), it occurred to me that although I've put together code to handle "backoff" conditions, and potentially throttle ...
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Is there a way of querying how much of the API limit has been used?

Twitter has the ability as part of its API to query the current rate limit status. Going to this url will show you how many requests can be made before the limit is reached: {"remaining_hits":150, ...
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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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Finding a user given their (exact) display name

For my app, I allow people to "register" themselves on my site by typing in their Stack Overflow (etc) name. Now it does allow you to use your ID if you know it, but I find that typing in usernames is ...
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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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Keep getting HTTP 406

Not sure if this is a user or an API problem, but I keep getting HTTP 406 Not Acceptable when making API calls (for example http://api.stackoverflow.com/0.8/stats) from either IE 8 or Chrome 6. Here ...
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Convert share links to markdown [title](url)

v1.2     Share post links with markdown Replaces the original URL shown by the share link dialog and converts http://share-url to [question-title](http://share-url). The script ...
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Prefered way to retrieve all search results

I'm trying to figure out a reliable way to retrieve all the results from a search query (in subsequent pages. My use case includes cases with more than 100 results (the maximum page size). Looking at ...

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