8
votes
2answers
707 views

rubyoverflow 0.5

About rubyoverflow is an ruby wrapper for the Stack Exchange API. Status Middle of being rewritten. Handles /users/{id}/* routes along with /sites and /users. Documentation forthcoming Known ...
18
votes
2answers
551 views

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 ...
5
votes
3answers
167 views

API having more rights than a 0 rep user.

The fact that the API has total_upvotes and total_downvotes makes the fact that you need 1000 rep on the sites a bit weird. Are there more things that the API knows by default, which you can only ...
2
votes
2answers
173 views

Abuse potential in API write-access?

I understand some of the use-cases for write-access in v2 of the API -- primarily to enable full access to StackExchange sites without a web browser. And I'm sure it will be a hit for people who want ...
3
votes
3answers
71 views

Are these fields redundant?

Why do we have total_upvotes + total_downvotes as well as score? Doesn't score = total_upvotes - total_downvotes Is this always true? If so, isn't it redundant?
11
votes
1answer
158 views

Is it safe to assume the API will be at api.<DOMAIN>?

I'm writing an application that will eventually allow you to use it for any StackExchange site. Thus, I'm allowing users to input the domains of the sites they want to use (e.g. stackoverflow.com). ...
12
votes
1answer
321 views

SOREP: Trilogy Site Ranking - For those who need to know

SOREP is a service that does a nightly index of all users ordered by reputation and makes that information available via REST. The primary use of this information is to add a top xx% to your flair. ...
215
votes
4answers
20k views

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 ...
18
votes
0answers
2k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

jQuery Ajax calls return null

When I enter the API URLs into my browser they work, but when I try from jQuery they just return null. When I open the HTML below, all I get is an alert that says null, despite the fact that Firebug ...
1
vote
1answer
57 views

Inconsistent sort ordering on users?

I'm trying to get a list of the 10 oldest users. This is the endpoint I'm using: http://api.stackoverflow.com/0.8/users?key=(key)&order=asc&sort=creation&pagesize=10&page=0 ...
15
votes
2answers
630 views

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, ...
6
votes
1answer
193 views

SCombinator - Combined Questions of All the sites that API supported

Screenshot / Code Snippet About Just another combination of all the sites that API supported. If you use all those sites, it would be very useful, because you can surf all at one place. Almost ...
5
votes
1answer
106 views

Provide a post listing changes to the API?

While it's possible to pick up on many of the changes that are made to the API by looking at every [status-completed] tagged question on here, I'd like to see a single post that's updated every time a ...
2
votes
0answers
50 views

Get the Time of the Stats and if Possible the new time it will be updated

From here I learned that the stats are cache. I understand the reason for this, so I ask if possible to have the timestamp of the stats return in the api and if possible to have the next time there ...
2
votes
1answer
77 views

Question sort: change active to activity?

I noticed the sort newest for /questions, /questions/tagged/{tags} and /questions/unanswered was changed to creation recently, making it more consistent with other methods. Could the sort active for ...
5
votes
0answers
273 views

CodeChirp - Twitter like post-aggregator and stalker webapplication

CodeChirp About CodeChirp is a twitter-like web-based question/answer/comment aggregator, that queries Stack Exchange sites, and shows the results as twitter-like posts. People can subscribe to ...
228
votes
12answers
20k views

StackTack, a JavaScript widget you can stick anywhere

Screenshot / Code Snippet <head> <script type="text/javascript" src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.4.2/jquery.min.js"></script> <script ...
6
votes
1answer
899 views

Is it safe to embed my API key into my javascript-only application?

I have an application I'm developing that's pure javascript and consumes the Stack API. My API key is embedded in the source which anyone could read. Is this safe?
1
vote
2answers
56 views

Is there a difference between “newest” and “creation”?

When I look at some API endpoints, say /questions/tagged/{tags} and /questions/{id}, I see that the former can be sorted by newest, and the latter can be sorted by creation, both ascending or ...
7
votes
1answer
1k views

Stack Site Monitor for iPhone/iPad

Screenshot / Code Snippet Main Windows Select Site Detail Stats About From this app for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad you can monitor Stack Sites. License I am in the process of putting in ...
1
vote
2answers
77 views

Stats not showing the same values as the Site

I get less values in the api method that in the site, is this posible? Example: form the API I get that SO has 709980 questions from site 701005
1
vote
3answers
162 views

What is the best way to provide support for an unknowable number of StackExchange sites?

I just wrote an app for Chrome extensions and received a request to make it cross-StackExchange compatible. If there's eventually going to be more sites than just the few listed and I don't really ...
3
votes
2answers
77 views

Inconsistency in sort order

If I execute the following API call: http://api.stackoverflow.com/0.8/questions?sort=newest&body=True&pagesize=5&min=1275575777&order=desc versus one that does not include the min ...
9
votes
2answers
777 views

StackExtend - A Google Chrome Extension to enhance the Stack Exchange experience

Screenshot / Code Snippet Last Read Tracking - StackExtend tracks what questions you have previously viewed and indicates whether they have been read, and whether new answers are available on ...
22
votes
15answers
2k views

Soapi.JS : fluent JavaScript client library for the Stack Exchange API

Soapi.js If you are looking for a full featured, compact JavaScript client library that provides complete end to end coverage of the API, Soapi.JS is a good choice. You may also want to check out ...
57
votes
0answers
3k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
261 views

A Grails application demoing the Stack Exchange API

Screenshot / Code Snippet About I created this mostly for fun, with a little bit of learning thrown in. It's a super-simple implementation of a client for the Stack Exchange API written in Grails. ...
4
votes
3answers
142 views

How do I get the ten reputation required to post an image for my app?

Funny that in order to enter and include a screenshot, you need ten reputation points. Go figure.
2
votes
3answers
204 views

Best way of structuring a library?

I am busy building an app using the API and I am about to start to work with the API. I have looked at the one other PHP library, and it is one object with method calls which return back a ...
5
votes
3answers
321 views

Get Site Icon or Icon Url

Is there a way to get the icon or the IconUrl of the site so I can put it in my app like the DisplayName?
4
votes
2answers
105 views

Add optional parameter to get only paging information?

On methods that support total/page/pagesize add an optional parameter to get just those fields when making a request. (pageInfo=true). I am thinking specifically in apps that have real-time like ...
3
votes
1answer
77 views

Add moderator-only flag to tags API?

Currently there is no way to distinguish between normal and moderator only tags.
3
votes
3answers
157 views

Negative voting questions?

I'm trying to, for humorous purposes, check out some of the worst scoring questions ever on SO. I'm pretty much expecting them to all be "heeeeelp homework" or "plz send me teh codez" or something to ...
8
votes
1answer
107 views

Will there be a “last call” when the API is about to be released?

I understand the contest ends when version 1.0 of the API will be released, but will there be any indication when this time comes? So that you know you can allocate one last weekend for final fixes?
1
vote
3answers
141 views

API not returning anything near the actual website

The API /questions page is not returning anything like the list of questions on the actual SO site. This is the first question of the 0.8/questions { "total": 705769, "page": 1, "pagesize": ...
2
votes
2answers
40 views

Should /badges/{id} returns users that have been awarded all badges or any badge in the list?

The current behavior of the list version of /badges/{id} is to return the users that have been awarded any of the badges in the list. An alternative is to have the API to return the list of the users ...
2
votes
2answers
91 views

Why my /mentioned page return 404?

http://api.stackoverflow.com/0.8/users/213464/mentioned?type=jsontext { "error": { "code": 404, "message": "The server has not found anything matching the Request-URI." } } Its ...
2
votes
1answer
60 views

/users/{id}/badges - multiple identical results

Each badge returned in the list of results from /users/{id}/badges already contains an award_count indicating how many times the badge was awarded for the particular user attached to the badge. In ...
3
votes
1answer
53 views

Add information to badges/{id} method.

Currently, there is no practical way to retrieve badge information given its ID. I would like to see title and description added at the very least. Current method for retrieving the data: call the ...
4
votes
2answers
89 views

Possible bug in the help page?

There are some weird dot things in this help page: api.stackoverflow.com/0.8/help/method?method=users/{id}/badges {Dead link to missing image: http://files.quickmediasolutions.com/stackbug.png} ...
3
votes
1answer
90 views

Can we merge the 'library' and 'wrapper' tags?

There seems to be some fragmentation amongst the tags assigned to wrappers/libraries. Some have library, some have wrapper, and some have both. If I'm not mistaken, they are the same thing. Can we ...
2
votes
3answers
2k views

iStack (iPhone app for Stackoverflow sites) - suggestions for UI

Well there's a much better and complete iphone app called six to eight by Adam Wright here: http://stackapps.com/questions/623/six-to-eight-an-iphone-client (NB: this post did have an app but well, ...
2
votes
1answer
98 views

Top questions/answers

Is there a way to get a list of X questions/answers with the highest votes up, visits, etc? Say I want to get the list of most voted questions in .NET category (tag) or Java. Thank you.
0
votes
1answer
80 views

/questions/tagged/{tags} - tags param clarification

This API method has been removed as of Jul 16 '10. The original question is preserved below for posterity. It is not clear what a "list" of {tags} looks like. Does this parameter follow the ...
8
votes
2answers
138 views

Plans to expose details from the “accounts” tab of the user page?

One thing that I noticed was missing from the /users/ api was an ability to see what other StackExchange sites the user is associated with (what's usually available from the "accounts" tab of the user ...
4
votes
1answer
99 views

api.stackoverflow/0.8/questions now gives answers as well by default?

Up until now, /questions hasn't given the answers to the questions by default - you'd have to get the question ID and then use that to get the answers to the question. This means the size of the JSON ...
1
vote
1answer
70 views

/users/{id}/tags - broken

looks like touching the id parameter description broke the internet. http://api.stackoverflow.com/0.8/users/242897/tags should/was working 6/1/2010 -1:11AM - working
2
votes
1answer
99 views

Indicate in documentation whether “numbers” can be non-integral

"number" is an very ambiguous term. Integral or non-integral? For developers in more dynamically-typed languages like JavaScript, this is not an issue; but when using more statically-typed languages ...
1
vote
1answer
62 views

`type=jsontext` JSON results for help pages

It would greatly simplify machine reading if we could apply type=jsontext to API help pages, including the index. Update: Here's an unofficial JSON schema for v1.x.

15 30 50 per page