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Is it possible to access data in real-time using the Stack Exchange API?

I want to show an animation of: Questions being asked and answered in the most popular tag Comments being posted New users joining All in real time. Is there access to real-time data?
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How do I derive the parent question from an answer in the /posts call?

So, I'm parsing every post - question or answer - for a concordance that I am building. (If you're interested, you can see where I am at http://seconcordance.cloudapp.net. Don't worry - full ...
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Java exception when user age or location is unspecified in returned JSON

I am brand new to the Stack Exchange API and Android (well, self taught in the last four months). I have been working on creating a school project focused around Android and JSON. My initial idea was ...
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Change Unanswered tab to Review

About This is (allegedly) going to be implemented by the team sometime anyway. But just in case, and so you can play with it, here is a script which replaces the 'Unanswered' tab with 'Review'. ...
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/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 ...
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Position required parameters at the top of help pages

The required id parameter for ...a lot of API routes... is now placed at the bottom of the page. It makes more sense to place required parameters at the top of the page with a slight separation, like ...
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Stack Exchange API not realtime?

I was testing the inbox/unread API but noticed that there is a big delay between one gets a message, and this message gets included in the API response. Like one minute or more. Is this API not ...
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StackHose: live real-time event stream in your browser

About StackHose is a continuously updated stream of new content from Stack Overflow. It uses the Firehose JSON streaming event service to get a "push" stream of new event notifications. The newest ...
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Quick Quran verse links

Screenshot About At Islam Stack Exchange we often refer to Quran verses in answers. This script makes it easier to add those references by adding an input field directly before the question/answer ...
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Is there support for Unicoins in the StackExchange API?

I would like to integrate Unicoins into my StackExchange Palm OS app. I'm using API v2 but I don't see any documentation. ...
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PONIES: Hide unwelcome images in chat

Don't like it when chat is flooded with ponies? Too lazy to burn them all? You need PONIES: Protect Oneboxed Nasty Images Everywhere Safely. All oneboxed images are displayed with 0.1 opacity until ...
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Descriptions of tag-based badges are incorrect

The descriptions associated to tag-based badges are wrong, they always show 0 instead of actual thresholds: Earned at least 0 total score for at least 0 non-community wiki answers in the … tag ...
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How to set the width of an image in the body of a question?

I used the questions/{ids}/edit to add a hyperlinked image at the end of a question. It works if I use the default dimensions of the image. However, if I specify the width using width="320" or ...
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How switch user accounts on the same device?

The Problem I'm integrating Stack Exchange API on iOS (iPhone). I've run into a situation where I can't log out and authenticate with a different account. I am stuck with the first account that I ...
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How to get a list of sites that a user is a member of?

After spending many hours trying to post a question using /questions/add and repeatedly getting the error message "The account associated with the access_token does not have a user on the site", I ...
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API response doesn't indicate the nature of a rejected question POST

I have a question, which I post to Stack Overflow. The addition of the answer gets rejected and I know that it is due to the fact that I used the tag coredata rather than core-data. When I do this on ...
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Serel: A Ruby Library with full support for API 2.0

Getting Started? Visit http://serel.tom.is for a whirlwind tour of the library. although it is still very much a tour in progress About Serel is Stack Exchange RElational Algebra, a fully ...
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Test App (place holder)

This is a test application for OAuth. I have no problems right now. This is only a placeholder for testing purposes.
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Please add a “self answer” flag to the answer results/object

Is there an easy way to tell if an answer is from the question poster? I'm working on Blaze, and I'm grabbing answers from the /answers method. I'd like to indicate if the answer is from the question ...
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API documentation pages match some site names incorrectly

The bug is not in the API itself, but in the pages documenting its methods. To reproduce, follow the link http://api.stackexchange.com/docs/info#filter=default&site=math and observe that the page ...
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Version used by StackExchange API if version is not specified in api calls

I have used some StackExchange API calls in my chrome extension - StackEye. With the release of API 2.0, I want to update the api calls so I wanted to know New things available in 2.0+ which were ...
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Using OR with featured questions

My question is similar to: Getting questions that have a specific tag or tags? What I am trying to do is get a list of Featured questions within a list of tags. I have tried using the following: ...
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Old [M]SO Favicon

About April 3, 2014. The favicon for Stack Overflow and Meta Stack Overflow is changed. Much whining ensues. This script changes them back. License The MIT License Download Userscript ...
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Automatically hide ignored questions

This user script removes ignored questions from the question list. You can get the script here on github. Requires you have a userscript plugin like Tampermonkey. When you use this script, it adds ...
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Allow post type to optionally return title field

Currently, it's possible to get the title field from the question type returned by /questions/{ids} and from the answer type returned by /answers/{ids}, using the appropriate filters. Unfortunately, ...
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Impale people on unicorn horns (2014 April Fools' unicorn voting animations on profiles!)

Screenshot In action Code var p="http://i.stack.imgur.com/" function t(e,b,a,c,f,g){e=$("<div ...
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Unicorn voting animations for everyone! FOREVER! (2014 edition)

var p="http://i.stack.imgur.com/" function t(e,b,a,c,f,g){e=$("<div ...
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Stackpop — Stack Exchange meets OS X Notification Center

Stack Exchange meets OS X Notification Center. Keep up to date with all the most recent activity regarding your questions, answers, and more with Stackpop, an OS X application that lives in the ...
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Stack Exchange API in Chrome extension

How I can connect my extension to the API? I tried to use this example code for connecting: SE.init({ clientId: 1, key: '?', channelUrl: '?', complete: function (data) { ...
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Stex - an iOS application for Stack Exchange

Stex This app is currently still under development, and as a result is not on the app store and doesn't have all features up and running. To test for yourself, or contribute, check out the ...
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Stack Overflow question downloader in markdown or HTML format?

I want to download a series of questions from Stack Overflow; is there a tool or API that can do this? The download could be in markdown or HTML format. I basically want an offline reference for ...
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Stack Mate - Explore your StackExchange accounts and get notified about unread messages and notifications on Windows Phone

About Stack Mate is a simple Windows Phone app which pulls in your StackExchange account details and keeps you up to date with any activity on the site. This application was not created to browse ...
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SO Live! — live updates to your reputation score

Stack Exchange now updates your reputation score in real time. There is no more need to install this extension. Screenshot About This userscript, based on SOApi.js, injects itself in all ...
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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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An OAuth test App for Flatiron School (Placeholder)

I am testing an application I am building. The goal here is to get Oauth communicating with the Stack Overflow API without any problems. If you would like, please say hi below.
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How do I access the greatest hits (questions) via API v2.2.?

The greatest hits (questions) of any stack exchange site (say stack overflow) can be found by visiting the below url: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/greatest-hits I would want to access these ...
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Allow registrant to use write access without linking Stack Apps post

Especially in light of the Flatiron School using the Stack Exchange API* as a part of a student-created program, it'd be useful if you could use write methods without the required Stack Apps post so ...
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StackExchange API Java wrapper

Screenshot / Code Snippet StackExchangeApi api = new StackExchangeApi(key); api.authorize(authToken); StackExchangeSite siteService = api.getSiteService(StackExchangeSite.STACK_OVERFLOW); ...
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Importing September 2011 data dump into MS SQL

I am trying to import the September 2011 data dump into MS SQL using Stack Overflow Data Dump Import. I am a novice with SQL server projects and would really appreciate your help and suggestions to ...
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“can_flag” is not provided for answers through /questions/{ids} endpoint

When using the /questions/{ids} endpoint, the can_flag value for answers is never provided, even when specifying the option in the filter. The can_flag for the question however, is populated. Below ...
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OAuth Domain does not accept subdomains, but the documentation says it should

The help information for the "OAuth Domain" setting says: For the purposes of redirection, subdomains are considered to be under their parent domain. Registering example.com would allow a ...
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Official Stack Exchange Android App

Screenshots About Stack Exchange is a network of 100+ question and answer communities on everything from software programming to cooking, photography, and gaming. With this app you can: Track ...
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400 when posting a question to the Stackexchange API

I am adding a question via the API and I manage to create a preview of my question (See JSON extract below). { "has_more" = 0; items = ( { "creation_date" = ...
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Load answers to a question with review-like wrapper HTML

I'm trying to implement this feature request in SOUP, but I'm having trouble figuring out a good way to actually load the answers. I can just load the full question page (like this one, for example) ...
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How to get network profile username?

I was thinking I could just get the username from the response of /users/{ids}/associated (where {ids} is the not-site-specific id). But then realised that it returns only network_user (even though we ...
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Certain users aren't showing up in /users when filter is applied

NB: The filter parameter in v1.x of the API had a different meaning to the filter parameter in v2.0 Consider the following query: http://api.stackoverflow.com/1.1/users?filter=jon%20skeet ...
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A script that notifies you about posts related to you?

I'm looking for a script that can notify a user about posts (by others) that include a link to their profile or any of their posts. Does one exist?
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Is there any support for Area 51 in the new API?

Does the new API support Area 51? Will there be support in the future?
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Best practices for posting from an app?

I'm in the process of adding write features available with the 2.2 api to my app. I'm debating whether or not to add support for posting new questions. As the api docs state: Stack Exchange sites ...
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Is there an API for adding a user to a site?

With 2.2, I've begun implementing some write features in my app. I've started with voting. When you vote on a question on a site that isn't in a users associated accounts, you get the error "The ...

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