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Can I retrieve the API interfaces via the API?

I'd like to retrieve a list of methods with their arguments/defaults and their return types through automated means. Is this possible and, if so, how can I do it? This isn't just for curiosity's ...
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Getting display name of the site on which question is located

When using the /questions method to retrieve a particular question, I'd like to also get the display name of the site on which the question is located (e.g., User Experience). At present, the API does ...
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When API site goes offline, please return a JSON , instead of Stack Overflow alike offline HTML page

I've just noticed that my api queries are failing in JSON parsing, because of API Site shows offline HTML Page. I wish it would return a valid JSON response, instead of HTML Page.
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What happened to the JSON documentation for the API?

Back in version 1.1 of the API, we used to be able to do: http://api.stackoverflow.com/1.1/questions?help ...which would return information about the method in JSON format. However, attempting ...
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Is it really worth to (implicitly) discourage documentation of API/library usage nowadays already?

Update: Kevin provided an answer, which, while adding something of value to the three related questions together (by naming the originating concern eventually), actually does not apply to the ...
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We Taggin' - Play with tags

We Taggin' - http://wetagg.in Enter something and get it rendered as a tag, in the style of several Stack Exchange sites. Additional features Tags link to the sites tag overview for the given ...
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<kbd> markup shortcuts

Inspired by the question, "Markdown syntax for <kbd>foo</kbd>", this script adds both a button and a keyboard shortcut to each post's <textarea> (when editing posts). Press ...
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Complete list of sites to @include / @match into my script?

This question aims to serve as a reference list of all current Stack Exchange sites for use in scripts.
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Possible to get a user's flag history?

Is it possible to retrieve a signed-in user's flagging history, preferably with the status of the flag? I looked at the /me/timeline docs, and noticed it doesn't return flags. Is this type of ...
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StackExchange API /sites/ does not return all the sites

I am working on one application that produces timeline of user on every site of StackExchange.. We have some users on Sharepoint.stackexchange.com.. Since I want list of all the sites, I am trying to ...
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Smart up/down vote display

This Chrome extension replaces the net score of questions with up/down vote breakdown, but only on questions where this breakdown is likely to be of interest. If the votes are overwhelmingly positive ...
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topstack.io - Learn from some of the most popular questions and answers on Stackoverflow (beta)

Screenshots http://topstack.io About It uses the most popular stackoverflow quesions, and sprinkles it with some spaced recall algorithms. The goal of this spaced recall is to help the ...
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Comment Saver - Unposted comments are saved between page loads

Simply stores unposted comments (using HTML5 localStorage) between page loads, so that if you leave the page you don't lose your comment. Currently a bit hacky, but it works. User Script: ...
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Unhelpful error message when attempting to authenticate

I moved my app to a different server as part of a rewrite, and forgot to update the URL of the app on Stack Apps. When I tried to send a query to https://stackexchange.com/oauth and pass my (old, ...
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Byte Order Mark suddenly appearing in query results

Query results seem to have started including BOMs sometime today. I had to add code to handle it. I don't see this documented anywhere.
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Post to Stackoverflow

Is it possible to post a question to Stack Overflow using PHP in the same way that it's possible to post content to Facebook?
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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} ...
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C# Stackexchange Questions API [duplicate]

I need to build an web application C# and below is what I'm stuck with Can I use Stack Exchange's API with Key? Do they have a "hello world" key can be used for learning purpose. I wish to get the ...
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Chatdump - a site monitor

Dump activity from a site into a chatroom. Configurable as to what to dump and with what conditions. Github repo
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Simplify Community Bulletin widget

This Stylish script: Hides the recently added bold category titles; Removes post vote counts; Reduces space used by widget. @namespace url(http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml); @-moz-document ...
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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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Auto-completion of user name for @-replies in comments

Screenshot / Code Snippet About To use, type an "@" then start typing a few characters of the user's name. Then hit Ctrl+Space. The script will then search for usernames that match what ...
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Show number of answers accepted

Screenshot / Code Snippet About Ever wish you could tell more about a user's acceptance rate than just the percentage? Sure, you can hover over the acceptance rate to view the number of ...
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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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How to search my threads based on some key words?

As I have already many threads in some StackExchange sites, sometime I would like to be able to search among them, for instance, based on some key words. Does anyone know how to do that? Thank you!
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Ask Stack Overflow for Atom Editor

Ask Stack Overflow for Atom Quickly get answers and code samples from Stack Overflow directly in Atom editor. Package: https://atom.io/packages/ask-stack GitHub: ...
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Please make an “Awesome New Tab Page” widget for Stack Exchange

For Chrome there is this neat extension called Awesome New Tab Page. Please consider making a Stack Exchange widget for this extension.
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Elections Statistics page for Stack Exchange sites

The Stack Exchange Elections Statistics Page is a simple single-page website that displays information on election candidates participating in the Stack Exchange 2011 Moderator Elections. It ...
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Give us a site's API name in the list of a user's sites

In the /me/associated method, I get back a bunch of JSON - but the api_site_parameter name is nowhere to be found. Why? It's kind of important. Could we have it?
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/associated should include user's display name and the api_site_parameter

/associated should include api_site_parameter The /associated routes return the site_name and site_url but not the api_site_parameter. It would be useful if it did because api_site_parameter is ...
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List of example questions

Since it's hard to find examples of questions with various attributes, maybe we can turn this into a reference? Here's the problem: I want to try out the locked_date attribute in one of my apps, but ...
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Application icon on authorization page isn't loading

I can't seem to get the application icon for Stack Applet to display on the authorization page. (I'm using the implicit flow.) The URL that I open the browser to is: ...
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More Stars - Userscript that frees up room so you can see more starred messages

Since I've never written a GreaseMonkey script before, I borrowed heavily from this script and basically played around with it until I got what I wanted. So credit to them for helping me get there. ...
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Request a method to get the number of people following a tag

How do I use the API to get the number of followers for a given tag? On Stack Overflow, if you hover your mouse over a Tag a DHTML popup displays the number of followers for that tag. I have used ...
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Get favorited tags of user

This was requested in 1 and declined because of a missing authentication method. Now that authentication is in place, is there a way to retrieve the favorited tags of a user (myself)?
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StackStash - Stackoverflow offline reader for iOS

iPhone Screenshot iPad Screenshot About StackStash lets you carry all of Stackoverflow data in your pocket. We built this app because we find our productively as programmers plummets when we ...
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User accept rate and home site

It displays the user's accept rate in their userbox on questions (updated to work with Firefox lately), and also the site on which they have the most rep (besides the current one) and the amount of ...
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Javascript SDK channelUrl for local development

I am trying to get started with the Javascript SDK. I am developing on a web server on my local machine. I get a channelUrl-related error when calling SE.init. My code: SE.init({ clientId: ...
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Reputation graph

Screenshot About I've never been a fan of the reputation graph, but it seems a few people miss it since it has been removed. This user script adds a little "graph" link to a user's reputation ...
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Post Score vs. Age App?

Has anyone put together a script to generate the score vs. age of a question? If this script were run on all questions in a particular tag, the curve generated by taking the average over a time ...
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top-answerers / top-askers documentation bug: number of results returned incorrect

The top-answerers-on-tags and top-askers-on-tags documentation claim: Returns the top 30 answerers active in a single tag, of either all-time or the last 30 days. and Returns the top 30 ...
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Newt - question, answer and comment and rep change notifications for Mac OS X

Newt is a simple Mac OS X utility that notifies you about new questions, answers, comments and reputation changes. Now, everyone can become a Jon Skeet! [DEPRECATED] I enjoyed making ...
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stackoverflow-java-sdk: a Java wrapper for the Stack Exchange API

I have released a beta snapshot version of a Java wrapper for the Stack Overflow API at http://code.google.com/p/stackoverflow-java-sdk/. Please try it and provide your feedback. Screenshot / Code ...
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Review dropdown menu

About This userscript/extension replaces the review button with a dropdown that lists all the review queues on the current site and the number of available posts to review. It simply saves the ...
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OAuth login fails for Stack Exchange and Facebook, but not Google

I'm integrating with Stack Exchange API on iOS 6 & 7. To authenticate, I load up a UIWebView with the OAuth page. Google login works well, but Stack Exchange and Facebook do not. Are these ...
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oAuth login via stackexchange api : facebook click nothing happens on mobile devices [duplicate]

I am trying to use stackexchange api to login to an app but nothing happens on facebook click is that a known bug?
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List of Votes by Authenticated users

In the API documentation for the question type, it says that you can access, for a specific question, whether or not the authenticated user (in the private_info scope) upvoted/downvoted the question. ...
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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 ...
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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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