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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 / ...
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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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SO Live! — live updates to your reputation score

Stack Exchange now updates your reputation score in real time. There is no more need to install this extension. Screenshot About This userscript, based on SOApi.js, injects itself in all ...
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Hexadecimal user rep

Screenshot / Code Snippet 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 ...
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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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Fast Multi Platform Data Dump Import for SQL Server (2000/2005/2008), SQLite and MySQL

Updated compilation platform to enable execution on x86 and x64. UPDATE: Confirmed with March, April, May and June dumps. The application readme file and hosting will be moved to ...
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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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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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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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pyso.py - Python Stack Overflow library

Screenshot / Code Snippet import pyso # Install the Server Fault API version 1.0. pyso.install_site(pyso.APISite("api.serverfault.com", "1.0")) # Get all the names of the moderators. print ...
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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 ...
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Can I use “StackOverflow” in the title of my website?

According to the little tooltip I get when registering an app, Do not: Use any of the full names for our websites in the name of your website or application. By full name, do you mean ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Script to add a “Related Tags” module for search on all Stack Exchange sites

Screenshot / Code Snippet About Back in May A.Danesh asked "How can I see related tag for a search query?". I didn't actually see this question at the time but by September I started wondering ...
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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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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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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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Add close-vote information to the questions object

Would it be possible to add close/reopen vote information to the questions object? For example, you usually see something along the lines of: close (3) when a question has three (current) ...
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Stack Users Lite: Search for users on all Stack Exchange sites and view their associated accounts

Stack Users Lite About Stack Users Lite is a simple single page JavaScript application that searches all Stack Exchange sites for users by partial or complete username and allows you to view the ...
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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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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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FlackBot - Making Conversation in the Chat Rooms

Screenshot About FlackBot (whose name was inspired by this app) is a chat bot for the Stack Exchange network of chat sites. It currently hangs out in the Sandbox but it it designed for the Ask ...
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Detecting StackExchanges with non-standard “plugins” (e.g. MathJax)

Some recent StackExchanges are starting to include site specific 3rd party JavaScripts - for example, cstheory.stackexchange.com (and math.stackexchange.com) both use what I think is MathJax to render ...
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API V2 Musings: What would you like to see

Answers should take the form of feature requests/modifications that are either obviously beyond the scope of v1 and or have been status-declined or status-deferred They will be indexed here in the Q. ...
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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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My app has to be published first? But it's still under development

Okay, I want to build an App that allows me to create questions on Stack Exchange. I registered it here on Stack Apps but now when I want to create a question I get this message: { "error_message": ...
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Tell us that POST is required to write

While troubleshooting /posts/{id}/comments/add in order to answer Why am I getting a 404 when trying to post a comment?, it was noticed that the API path in question only responded to POST requests. ...
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StackAd Scroller

Screenshot About StackAd Scroller is a small web application that scrolls the open source ads from this Meta question. It is highly configurable and makes a nice page to leave your web browser ...
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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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StackScript JavaScript Wrapper

Code Snippet Demonstrates the StackUser class: // Global object var ss = new StackScript(''); function GetInfo() { // The provided callback will be called // when the data arrives var ...
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What is the throttle interval or threshold?

Resolution: I have confirmed that a constant interval of 170 ms will run without error. // 30 per 5 sec = 6 per sec = interval 166.6 ms Soapi.RequestQueue.setInterval(170); ...
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All Your Stack Posts

Screenshot (click to full resolution) About WordPress plugin inspired by the Meta question How can I download my content from a beta site?. Intended as a mean to export all of a person's ...
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Autonavigate/autocomment “close/flag offtopic” for MSO

On MSO, there are plenty of questions that should be on SO asked every day. The procedure with dealing with these is: Copy-paste boilerplate comment saying "This belongs on SO blah". Alternatively, ...
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Can we add a creation_date to the /sites method?

I think we really need a way to determine when one of the new sites went live so that they can be ordered by date. Something like: { "name": "Gaming Meta", "logo_url": ...
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StackX - Android application for Stack Exchange (Free) (UI and optimization upgrade)

Update: 4/15/2013: Screenshots updated according to latest layout An android application that will allow the user to browse through all of stack exchange websites using API v2.1. Browse any of ...
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Url length limits have been increased

There's been some grumbling in the past about the unreliability of really ludicrously long URLs sent to the API. We've always considered this suboptimal, but the underlying technical constraints ...
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Can we get a sandbox please?

I think that we should have some sort of a sandbox site where we can posted questions, answers and mentions in a control environment. Currently I'm wokring with StackOverflow but I can post "test" ...
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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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Odd String Format Result from API Call

I'm just getting started messing around with the SO api, I haven't worked with JSON before, and I am getting a strange result from a basic call (No API Key). WebClient stackClient = new WebClient(); ...
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Stack Override: Rank answers by usefulness

Stack Override This extension is a part of my final year project for a computer science degree. It displays notifications when the browser loads a Stack Overflow question page. Once clicked, the ...
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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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Problem getting a users questions within a date range

I'm having a problem returning a list of users questions within a given timespan. I understand that the documentation ( http://api.stackoverflow.com/0.8/help/method?method=users/{id}/questions ) that ...

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