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Stack Exchange Side-By-Side Edit and Preview

Note: the new inline editing breaks this user script pretty seriously, so it doesn't work at the moment. I will be working on fixing it to work with the new system when I get a chance, but it ...
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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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Stack Exchange Chat Status - adding Hangouts-style avatars to chat

About Stack Exchange chat is awesome. But there are a couple of missing features that would complete the experience: Showing how far each user has read Indicating when a user is typing This ...
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Add keyboard shortcuts to comments

About This script adds Ctrl+B (bold), Ctrl+I (italic), Ctrl+K (code), and Ctrl+L (link) shortcuts to comments. My script doesn't work exactly the same as the question/answer text editors, but ...
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Should there be a discovery API?

It would seem to me that a simple API that return an array of the API base URL and perhaps the common name of the sites that support the API would be valuable. Is this sensible? EDIT: This is what I ...
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Conscientious use of the API

What constitutes abuse? Making an undue number of requests in a short span of time, or regularly exceeding a request quota during "normal" use. Guidelines for polling We realize that a great many ...
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Hide all pointless user data (gravatar, badges, and reputation).

hide pointless user data on userscripts.com When I look at answers, I often take the user's reputation into account on whether I upvote them or not. This is a terribly bad thing to do as you should ...
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StackCenter - your one-stop app for everything Stack Exchange

Update: StackCenter has been completely rewritten to use Soapi.JS2. I have also made some changes to the UI. Screenshot About StackCenter is a website designed to make keeping track of all your ...
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VoteCounts: bookmarklet to display up/down votes even for rep less than 1000

Screenshot / Code Snippet About This small bookmarklet will allow anyone to use the "vulnerability" of the API that it allows you to check the up/down vote count - a feat you could normally ...
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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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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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StackUnderflow.js: A JavaScript Library and Mashup Application

Screenshot / Code Snippet About StackUnderflow.js is a lightweight JavaScript library that makes retrieving and rendering question summary information from Stack Exchange sites simple. It ...
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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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Thumbnail Uploader

Sparked off by http://meta.gardening.stackexchange.com/questions/251/better-image-embeddeding-and-viewing, ...
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StackGeography, a Stack Exchange question mapping site

Screenshot / Code Snippet About Ever wanted to see just what kind of locations are posting to the various Stack Exchange sites at any given time? Even if you haven't, you'll find it with ...
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Stack Favorites: A basic organizer of your StackOverflow favorites

Screenshot / Code Snippet About This basic website allows users to organize their StackOverflow favorites by tags, or search through favorites by keywords. License No specific license-- ...
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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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Stackoverflow.com Enhancer (sticky top bars)

Screenshot / Code Snippet About Stackoverflow.com Enhancer was created this a while ago, to save me scrolling up and down Stack Overflow, by making the top bars stick to the top of the ...
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Register for the Stack Exchange V2.0 API Private Beta

It's getting to be that time (actually, it's about a month later than I'd hoped but still!), API V2.0 is shaping up and we're spending more and more time on UI polish rather than functionality. So ...
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Burninator toolkit

Please note, the tag burninator script requires 10k rep to use. Sorry, noobs! I pass on to you, dear taxonomist terrorists, the burninator toolkit. This toolkit consists of two user scripts ...
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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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Swatch: A Firefox plugin for monitoring Stack Exchange sites for interesting changes

Screenshots About A Firefox extension that lets you monitor your account activity on any Stack Exchange site that support the Stack Apps API. Automatically refreshes on a set interval to ...
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Shit SE Says - Stack Exchange chat stars out of context

Screenshot / Code Snippet About The first thing you need to know is that it took me about 5 minutes of refreshing that the app to find two screenshots that were Safe For Work (and as a bonus, ...
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Stackwise: a beautiful way to browse Stack Exchange sites

Stackwise: a new Stack Exchange browser for iOS devices. New features (v1.3) Now with full iOS 7.0 support! Also, check out tag subscriptions: create virtual topics based on Stack Overflow ...
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Chat Easy Input Tools - Provides keyboard shortcuts for common text formatting commands

About Provides keyboard shortcuts for common text formatting commands, reducing the dependency on mouse usage. Current version does not have a configurable set of hotkeys but later versions will. ...
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Stack Overflow Badges

Barely an app, Stack Overflow Badges shows you all the badges available on Stack Overflow, and lets you see which ones you, or anyone else, has got. Contact paul@pauldwaite.co.uk Code Some iffy ...
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SO Live! Chat Edition. — live updates to your reputation score, while chatting

Screenshot About This userscript, based on SOApi.js, injects itself in all SE sites' chat pages and polls the API for reputation changes every 60 seconds. When your reputation changes, this ...
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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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stacknotify google chrome extension

About Your Stack Overflow notification inbox, right into your browser's toolbar. it checks for new notifications every minute shows a notification badge for new items supports all Stack ...
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Why does the API lack (proper) HTTP cache control headers?

I've just read Kevin's answer to Do I need API key to use StackAuth API? and been quite surprised that the API doesn't seem to facilitate proper HTTP caching already: You really shouldn't be ...
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Close Reason Editor: Customize your off-topic close reasons

About The Close Reason Editor allows you edit the off-topic close reasons which are normally editable only by the site moderators. Show or hide the default off-topic close reasons If, for some ...
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soapi-notify : Stay ahead of the pack with new question notification V1 release

WARNING: This app no longer works. It uses a version of the API that was decommissioned in May of 2014. soapi-notify Stay ahead of the pack soapi-notify is an easy to use windows ...
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Stack.PY - A Python Module for Accessing the Stack Exchange 2.1 API

Now on PyPI! You can now find Stack.PY on PyPI, Python's package index. This means that you can install the package simply by running the following command in a terminal: pip install ...
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Manual Draft Save - Save a draft on demand

Screenshot About This small script adds a save button to the editor bar that allows you to instantly save the contents of the editor as a draft. Although this happens automatically every ...
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SOAPI-WATCH: A realtime service that notifies subscribers via Twitter when the API changes in any way

SOAPI-WATCH This post was one of the two that were listed regarding SOAPI. For a full overview of the SOAPI ecosystem see What is SOAPI and why should I care? At four hour intervals, ...
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SOStacked: Stack Exchange iPhone client

Screenshots About Awesome feature set. Powerful search, beautiful display Pick your favorite and ignored tags Log into your account, track your reputation! See your incoming answers, ...
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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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Chat Reply Helper for Stack Exchange sites

Press : to start replying to a previous message. Press ↑ as many times as you need to mark the desired message. What does it do? First of all, the Chat Reply Helper for Stack Exchange sites ...
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StackDoc - Adding Stack Overflow data to online documentation

Inspired by Jeff's tweet about crowd sourced documentation I've started a Chrome extension to add data from Stack Overflow to existing online documentation. It's early days at the moment, but I think ...
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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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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 is SOAPI and why should I care?

Let me answer the last question first: Why should you care? You shouldn't care unless you are a .NET or JavaScript coder who can leverage robust client access libraries for the Stack Exchange API ...
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Version 1.0 released 9th of July

For a lot of us, that would be next Friday. At some point - most likely after noon PST - version 0.9 of the API will be replaced with the final 1.0 release. There are no expected interface changes ...
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API Endpoint Changes Coming In Version 2.0

As work has progressed on the upcoming second version of our API, we've come to a bit of an impasse that's going to force a semi-radical change. Here's the root of the issue: once you've gotten an ...
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StackRating – Tracks skill of Stack Overflow users!

Screenshot About StackRating.com tracks user ratings which is a measure of users “skill”. It does so by comparing the number of upvotes on the answers of each question and uses the formula of ...
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Find old display names of a user

As observed here, it can be confusing when certain users who had gone months under one name suddenly switched to new names So I've made a simple API-based tool: Old display names of a user ...
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StackTack WordPress Plugin - Embed Stack Exchange Questions in Your Blog.

Screenshot About Have you ever asked a question or posted an answer to a question on a Stack Exchange site and said to yourself "I sure would like to share this on my blog?" Well, you could ...
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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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StackedDeck: Watch Your Favorite Tags, TweetDeck-Style

Screenshot / Code Snippet About Download StackedDeck StackedDeck allows you to watch as questions with your favorite tags come streaming in. Add as many columns as you like and StackedDeck will ...
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SOAPI-EXPLORE: Self-updating single page JavaSript API test harness

SOAPI-EXPLORE this post was one of the two that were listed regarding SOAPI. For a full overview of the SOAPI eco-system see What is SOAPI and why should I care? For a more robust API discovery ...

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