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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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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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StackBerry application for BlackBerry

Screenshot / Code Snippet About I created this app because I always wanted to create an open source application. But I never had an idea on what to do. So I used my skill in BlackBerry development ...
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Registering app for API 2.0 key without Oauth domain

I'm trying to register an app, but it states that I need to add an OAuth domain. But I have Enable Client Side OAuth Flow disabled, because I don't need it right now. I basically have two questions: ...
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Make site icons have transparent backgrounds

This is a request to make the site's icons have transparent backgrounds. They are already PNGs, so they support that. This would make applications such as Droidstack look much better. Although ...
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Accessing Authenticated User's Close/Delete History

I'm working on the PHP chatroom's cv-pls backlog UI. Many users and myself would like the ability to track which questions we have already handled though close/delete votes. To be able to do that I ...
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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). ...
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Increase/Decrease Indentation Buttons for the Editor

Some people, myself included, thought that buttons to adjust the indentation of code blocks would be useful, since apparently such buttons in all likelihood won't be implemented offically i tried to ...
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API V2 Private Beta Begins

It's about time this thing got under way. If you're participating in the private beta, you should receive an email to that effect. If you were also a member of the V1.0 private beta, you'll notice ...
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A way to keep the “user bar” on the top of the site stuck there ~ StickyBar

Screenshot / Code Snippet About Since people keep asking for a way to stick the userbar at the top of the screen, I'm working on a userscript to do so. Because of the way each site is ...
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SOAPI-DIFF: Your app broke? Check SOAPI-DIFF to find out what changed in the API

SOAPI-DIFF Soothe your beta api blues with a DIFF view of the entire API compared to the last changed version. Instantly identify added/removed/changed elements of the API. e.g. Added: Changed: ...
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StackBrowser for Ubuntu Touch

About StackBrowser allows you to explore the StackExchange network natively on Ubuntu Touch. Written in QML and JavaScript, it is mostly an excuse to play with the new Ubuntu SDK. Currently you can: ...
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User Accept Rate

This simple user script restores the display of a user's question accept rate on questions they ask. Known Issues: New: In Firefox, throws a "no element found" error and fails to display ...
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Let me Ask Jon Skeet for you (LMAJSFY)

Let me Ask Jon Skeet for you (LMAJSFY) For all those people who find it more convenient to bother you with their question rather than Ask Jon Skeet for themselves. Enter your search term and click ...
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Reputation Tracker now covers SOFU, Meta SO and Programmers SE

I don't know if anyone's actually using my Reputation Tracker tool, but it now lets you select which sites you want to see reputation for. For example, the URL for me to find out how I've done today ...
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Live Home Page - Never touch the refresh button on the home page of a Stack Exchange site again!

Feature implemented and this script retired This script is no longer needed since this feature is now built-in. This post will remain here for historical purposes. About Live Home Page ...
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MinimalOverflow - A themescript for Stack Exchange

Screenshot / Code Snippet About MinimalOverflow was written to deal with a request which Jeff Atwood put forward in the MSO Tavern on Friday, February 25, 2011. Someone on Physics.SE asked if ...
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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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Bug in the StackExchange Api ? getting “could not parse proxy url” when user not logged in

I think I may have stumbled upon a bug in the Stack Exchange JS API I'm having a problem getting its authentication to work properly, and I just discovered that the same problem exist in the official ...
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Select Code Block Buttons Script

Shows a select-button on mouse over on code-blocks to select the whole block for easier copying. Sorry to not provide a file for download but i am sure you will manage somehow, adjust includes as ...
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Finding a user given their (exact) display name

For my app, I allow people to "register" themselves on my site by typing in their Stack Overflow (etc) name. Now it does allow you to use your ID if you know it, but I find that typing in usernames is ...
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Why does this Stack Overflow API query return binary data?

The Stack Overflow API query http://api.stackoverflow.com/1.1/search?tagged=javascript&intitle=%3Cdiv%3E returns what appears to be binary data: ...
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analyticsoverflow - tracking question and answer counts over time

About Question, answer and comment counts for stackoverflow. The individual tag pages show a graph of the question counts over the last fortnight. Update: Now gathers and displays data for all ...
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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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How to find libraries that are compatible with a certain API release on Stack Apps?

This has become a bit of a concern for me with the upcoming beta for v2.0 of the API. The problem is simple: if someone wants to know what version of the API a library is compatible with (or at least ...
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Diamond Chat Aware - Helping you be aware of your audience when moving from private to public chat rooms

Screenshot / Code Snippet About While very subtle, in the above screenshot, you see a diamond watermark in the textbox. As someone who spends time in private rooms, mostly for moderation ...
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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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Diablo III's tooltip script for Gaming Stack Exchange

Blizzard has a userscript for displaying tooltips when linking to game element descriptions on their webpage. This user script adds this functionality to Gaming Stack Exchange by incorporating ...
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StackMaps - Interactive Maps of Stack Exchange Communities

StackMaps - Interactive Maps of Stack Exchange Communities http://johndbritton.com/stackmaps What Easily view users from your favorite Stack Exchange community on a map. Why I wanted to make it ...
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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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Stack.JS - Powerful Event-driven Library for Accessing the Stack Exchange API in JavaScript.

About Stack.JS is the JavaScript equivalent of Stack.PHP and aims to replicate the request structure of that library as much as possible. The library is still a long ways from being complete ...
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Stack Search Chrome Extension

Stack Search A Google Chrome Context Menu Extension Screenshot About This is a simple context menu extension that adds an option for selected text on a page to be searched on your ...
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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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A userscript to update the page/tab title with the # of unread notifications

About Per this question: http://meta.stackoverflow.com/questions/57315/can-we-get-notification-in-the-tab-change-of-title This user script was created to help draw attention to notifications even ...
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StackO: A Windows Phone 7 StackExchange App

EDIT STACKO is now available for download from the Marketplace. For features/suggestions please visit http://stacko.uservoice.com/ StackO is a StackExchange browser allowing you to search the whole ...
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Timeline: Inline view of question revision history

About Timeline lets you navigate through revision history for a question and updates the page in real time. This app can be activated by clicking a bookmarklet while viewing an individual question. ...
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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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so++ - C++ Library

Code Snippet #include <sopp/sopp.h> ... sopp::SetKey("..."); sopp::SetSite(SITE_STACKOVERFLOW); ... sopp::soUser user(1); cout << user.GetDisplayName(); ... ...
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Why Content-Encoding gzip rather than Transfer-Encoding gzip

The API responses are returned in gzipped format. But by using Content-Encoding gzip, the burden of unzipping is on the user of the API. On the other hand if the server uses Transfer-Encoding gzip, ...
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Request Throttling Limits

What are permissible requests "speeds?" The API will cut you off if you make more than 30 requests over 5 seconds to any single endpoint. We consider this a breach of the API interface contract, so ...
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What ideas do you have for the API?

Having created 3 applications and a wrapper for the API, I am beginning to run out of ideas for things to create. So here is where you come in... If you can come up with a good idea for an app (and I ...
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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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Should we adjust the format of the dev-tip questions early on?

Update: I've 'averaged' the few answers and comments and included the respective result below each question (all results are executed accordingly for some time already in most dev-tip posts). The ...
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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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Deleting an application key?

Hi. Shouldn't there be delete buttons on http://stackapps.com/apps so we can delete API-keys? Or at least de-activate them? I mean, cancelled projects, etc... A deletion button would be real handy.
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Add List of Libraries to “Get Started” sidebar

I suggest that a link to the List of libraries be added to the "Get Started" sidebar to provide a clear and obvious discovery path.
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Filter SE questions by votes, views and rep

(Chrome only) v1.2    Find good questions to answer. The script will filter questions in real time, in all Stack Exchange sites questions pages, hiding them by score, ...
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Rep Compare - Utility for Comparing Reputation - Version 0.8

New version! Includes a view of the posts similar to the Stack Exchange Reputation view. Just click and drag to select a region of ansers. (Note, still kind of buggy. Doesn't seem to exactly match ...
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Suggested Edit Queue v2.0

The Sales Pitch This userscript enhances the suggested edit queue to remove the usability annoyances we all know and love hate. Suggested Edits will not jump to the top when casting the deciding ...
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What's the etiquette for answers/comments on an app “question” on stackapps.com?

Since the stackapps FAQ doesn't really address this, and everything I list below could be acceptable when there is so much to discuss, is there an accepted etiquette to what "answers" should address ...

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