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Why am I being told to backoff when I'm well within my API limit?

I've been running my API app fine for some time now and when I added another function I realized I was being told to backoff. I only run the app once a night and don't really pull that much data. I ...
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Google’s OAuth redirect broken

We just tried to authenticate with our application without being logged into anything on StackExchange. This is best tested in a private browser session without any cookies etc. So after starting the ...
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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. Currently it is still very basic ...
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Skeet-Lighter - Highlight all Questions/Comments/Answers by Jon Skeet

About This extension will highlight all Questions/Posts/Comments made by Jon Skeet on the StackExchange websites. For those who wish to be notified when Jon has weighed in on a question, ...
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StackApps for Windows Phone 8

Can anyone suggest a good app for Windows Phone 8 or let me know Where an I find API to build my own? Thanks.
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Getting global information (Stack Exchange) about a list of users

I'm working with the API for several weeks (see my app here) and I'm trying to get the username of a particular user from its Stack Exchange ID. It's possible by querying /users/{ids} but it returns ...
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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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How to strip out certain fields from the Stack Exchange API, JSON response?

I want to fetch all my favorite questions on Stackoverflow.com and dump them as JSON. I used this API path: /2.1/users/1310070/favorites?fromdate=1382486400&site=stackoverflow But it is ...
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Getting unauthorized_error when using OAuth2.0

I want to create a simple desktop application which connects to my account and shows some information in the status bar. I've been trying to authenticate using OAuth2.0 but I'm getting stuck and I ...
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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 ...
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Native Windows client for Stack Exchange sites?

Is there a native Windows client for Stack Overflow and/or other Stack Exchange sites?
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What is the private_info scope for?

In the docs it says you can pass private_info for scope when authenticating a user. What does this allow you to access, that you couldn't otherwise?
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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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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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SE Comment Link Helper

About This userscript automatically converts raw Stack Exchange question URLs into the form [title](link) before submitting comments by grabbing their titles from the API. This is similar to ...
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Why is there a difference between “questions” and “search” in API?

I have a query to find the number of questions tagged java from 2012-08-01 to 2013-08-01. Running this using both /questions and /search produces different results: ...
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I am an awful person and I hate lazers

About Don't like the hover animation on Arqade's mothership? You are probably an awful person, but here's a userscript anyway. Download I am an awful person and I hate lazers Platform Runs ...
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Draft Specification for API v2.0

We've started working on the next version of the Stack Exchange API. The current draft specification is available, and we'd like to hear your feedback! The headlining feature for this release is ...
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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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API Parameters: Consolidated Observations

This wiki question is meant to be a central location for observations and suggestions in the interest of shaping the API meta data. Perhaps items can be removed when accepted and resolved as ...
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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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Getting required upvotes for apps tab is too dependant on release date

I have recently released a chrome extension and it is at present getting about 3 upvotes a week. Not as many as hoped, but still not bad. However, this may not be enough to get it into the apps tab ...
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How API Keys Work

What are the API request limits? A single IP address can only make a certain number of API requests per day, depending on the presence of a valid API key. Default API daily limits: Key: 10,000 No ...
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Stack Exchange Topbar Tools

About Ever stared at that almost-black1 bar at the top of the page and thought "not awesome enough"? Well, think no longer! Stack Exchange Topbar Tools is a userscript that contains an ...
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Dice Stack - Find a random question

DiceStack Screenshot About Fetches a random question from a StackExchange site of your choice. License Free-to-use webapp. Source not available. Features Ability to filter by tags, score ...
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Stack2RSS - A JSON to RSS Conversion Service [Now Fully Open Source!]

  Stack2RSS About Stack2RSS is a small service that when given an API query, generates an RSS feed that you can then subscribe to in your RSS reader. The inspiration for this ...
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please add a key fields to stackauth results

While it is a step in the right direction, the /sites return is missing a vital component: a key field. All of the data currently in /sites is the arbitrary data that can change. We need a constant ...
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cv-pls Helper Chrome Extension

Screenshots Formatted cv request Settings About cv-pls Helper makes the process of closing questions easier on Stack Overflow. There are a lot of 'bad' questions being asked and to help ...
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InStack - free iPhone client for Stack Exchange

InStack allows you to browse questions from the Stack Exchange network of Q&A sites natively on your iOS device and supports all the sites in the Stack Exchange network. √ This version of the ...
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Bookmarklet to show deleted messages in chat

The following bookmarklet lets mods and 10k users see deleted messages in chat and chat transcripts. Useful for when a lot of messages have been deleting and picking through the ruins is proving ...
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Waffle vote counter

It is my firm belief that every +10 vote after reaching the repcap can be redeemed for free waffles{*}. I often hit the cap on MSO, and I like to see how many waffles SE Inc owes me. So I have a ...
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Mark a flag as helpful with a message

Sparked by this comment Strictly-speaking, any moderator can leave a message along with Helpful, @Bill - there's just no UI for it. The following bookmarklet, when clicked after loading the mod ...
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Why am I getting a 404 when trying to post a comment?

I'm dabbling around in /posts/{id}/comments/add, and I'm trying this query: ...
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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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Problems with decoding API response

I'm trying to receive a response for a regular api call like https://api.stackexchange.com/2.1/me/associated?key=myKey&access_token=myAccessToken As a response I get something like ...
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Is a deobfuscated version of chat js available?

The dev portion of the CDN hosts unminified JS for the main SE sites (you can find it via http://dev.stackoverflow.com ). However, I can't seem to find the same for chat. Is there any link for ...
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Does Stackoverflow track what specific user is searching for..?

Does Stackoverflow track what specific user is searching for..? is that data available through APIs provided..?
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StackExchange™ SuperCollider Freehand Circle™ Editor - [Now supported on EVERY StackExchange site!]

Important: All SE sites (with one exception - see below) are now supported. Please upgrade to the latest version to enjoy this wonderful new feaure! A special thank you to Jacob ...
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Would it be possible (in a future API release) to combine queries?

I've been doing a lot of work on StackMobile lately and I made the following observation: Many of the pages (especially the ones that display a user's profile) make a number of requests to display ...
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Are there any high resolution/scalable (SVG) icons or images available?

It would be nice to give community-developed apps a familiar look and feel. With that in mind, do the SE sites have any high-resolution or scalable icons and images that we can use? I'm not really ...
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Can the no-key request limit be increased to 1000 for a certain amount of time?

Can the no-API-key request limit be increased to 1000 for a certain amount of time - maybe 1-2 weeks?
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List of API client libraries grouped by programming language

This question serves as an organized reference of client libraries available for the Stack Exchange API. This is intended to be an all-inclusive list of libraries, so if you develop a library, feel ...
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Not all sites are returning Hi Res icons

In the /sites method, not all the sites return high_resolution_icon_url field. (e.g. Personal Finance and Money) Although if you add "@2" to the normal resolution icon you can see a high res image ...
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Does the StackExchange API have a WSDL file?

The title pretty much says it all: Does the StackExchange API have a WSDL file to help implement access to the API?
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Has someone implemented code(in javascript) to get last seven days consolidated reputation thorough API?

I am trying to get user's reputation for last seven days. I want to get total reputation user has earned on specific day. Has someone implemented a way to do this in javascript? I know I can do this ...
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Replace all relative times with local times

This script replaces all relative time with local time by parsing the Zulu time from the title element of the span elements. The replacement happens only after hovering over the date. To view the ...
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localhost API key receives Curl error when retrieving access token

I have registered two apps -- one that will redirect to my website and the other that will redirect to a localhost server that I have running so I don't have to test my code on the site. I have ...
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Advanced search API not returning data for “phonegap” tag

I am trying to gather results from the API for the tag phonegap but the API is not returning any data. I am using /search/advanced and get nothing back for November: { "items": [], ...
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Threaded comments

History June 6, 2012: Fixed an issue that can cause major problems with chat. December 17, 2013: Fix an incompatibility with the Winter Bash code. Screenshot Before: After: About ...
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Implicit OAuth Flow stopped working. Redirect happening to a non existent URL

The following URL is first hit when a user clicks on Login: ...

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