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StackExchange Election: Primary counter

I want to keep an eye on the votes of the ongoing election, but the unsortedness of the list during the primary election phase makes it hard to keep track of anything. So I wrote a quick script that ...
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How to quickly retag a question from the API?

I'm playing with the write API, and I'd like to simply retag a question. This is the code I have so far: $editURL = 'https://api.stackexchange.com/2.2/questions/' . $question->{"question_id"} . ...
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SSL handshake error after Stack Overflow back on - anything related to SSL certification changed?

I'm building a Stack Overflow app for BlackBerry10. Earlier today (Feb 16, 2014), Stack Overflow was down and after it came back up my app starts to have this issue. My app works fine when it's in ...
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Tag Nukificator: Review and remove tags

Screenshot / Code Snippet About This is a PHP command-line app designed to quickly review questions with a tag, and easily remove the tag if necessary. Made with the xcode tag on SO in mind. ...
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Request: Mark inbox items as read, now that API 2.2 is here

Now we have write API, can we get a method for the inbox to mark inbox items as read? Previously I believe the reason for not having this was the risk of apps marking items as read without the user ...
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Should HTML or Markdown be passed to /questions/{id}/edit?

I'm making an app that supports editing questions. Should HTML or Markdown source be passed to the body parameter of /questions/{id}/edit?
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Use case for /render endpoints?

In the new v2.2 API there are /render endpoints, such as /questions/{id}/answers/render. What are these for? Testing applications without actually posting anything?
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Painfully Obvious Moderators - Know when a post is theirs

Screenshots About February 11, 2014. Complaints are raised on Meta Stack Overflow over the invisibility of moderator diamonds. One helpful answerer humorously suggested This is ...
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StackOverflow for BlackBerry10

About This is an initiative to build a true native StackOverflow app for BlackBerry 10 platform. Currently, this app is under rapid development and testing phase and aiming for a public release in ...
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“On your keyboard, idiot!” - clickable scolding <kbd>s

Screenshot About July 2, 2009. Complaints are raised on Meta Stack Overflow over the styling of <kbd> tags. One helpful commenter humorously suggested that Now all they need is an ...
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HamStare: Basic automation for chat

Get it from Github! HamStare is the last word in disapproving stares. Now, roll your own! Out of the box is how it is configured for me, but if you have a little knowledge of Javascript (or not), it ...
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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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Looking for a script to show countdown timer below posts for easier edits

On Stack Exchange sites, edits that are made within 5 minutes of posting a question or answer aren't counted. This is called the grace period. For example, if you post a new answer, and edit it after ...
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Is there a limit on the data that is returned from stackoverflow API calls?

I have the following query, which is identical to the example they give in the documentation: ...
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Stack Info: a Chrome extension to display information from Stack Overflow and help you follow your reputation

Screenshot / Code Snippet About Chrome Extension to display information from Stack Overflow and help you follow your reputation. It is fairly simple project (especially compared to other ...
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Charcoal - bad post finder and flagger

-- Placeholder for Charcoal. Off app store and play store until it can be remade. --
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Looking for a beginner's tutorial to using the API

I see the Stack Exchange API but I'm unable to understand it. I don't think there is any fundamental tutorial showing how to use Stack Overflow fully in the API documentation. I want some fundamental ...
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AttributeError with Py-StackExchange

i'm trying to execute this python script : #! /usr/bin/python import stackexchange so = stackexchange.Site(stackexchange.StackOverflow) my_favourite_guy = so.user(41981) print ...
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“Try it” facility suffers a double-encoding bug

As you can clearly see from the above, the ampersand in the site name in the "Try It" section of the API method documentation has been double-encoded. This affects any site with an ampersand in ...
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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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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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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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API support for close actions

Background I would like to create an app for general Stack Overflow browsing to improve upon the UI. One of the things that I am targeting is the lack of certain options in the close dialog. I ...
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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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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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Stack Overflow Unofficial Patch

The Stack Overflow Unofficial Patch (SOUP) is a project to collect various minor client-side bug fixes, work-arounds and usability improvements for Stack Overflow and other Q&A sites on the ...
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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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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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How to increase the allowed number of API calls?

Stack Exchange provides the possibility to do a limited number of API calls per day from the same IP (10,000 if the customer registers the app). Is it possible to get that number increased?
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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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Is there an offline copy of the API?

I'm trying to find a way to get all the information in the API in one printable PDF, complete with the examples given in the documentation. Is there anyway I can do this?
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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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TrueBadges, a combination of StackExchange badges and TrueAchievements

Screenshot TrueBadges I've worked on this website since beginning of 2014 in my spare time. The initial goal was to have fun with lot of data. The idea is to count StackExchange badges of an ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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StackEye - Chrome Extension to follow users and questions on StackExchange sites

StackEye is a Chrome extension which can be used to follow other users for their answers and questions. Using StackEye you can also add a question to your watchlist there by getting notifications ...
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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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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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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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Any news of more write APIs?

It's been a while since I was last here. Is there any news on further updates to the API? (I'm specifically thinking about adding more write methods.)
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Does anyone have a script that lets you log in to chat server side?

There doesn't seem to be any sort of API for chat. I'm working on creating one, however I'm stuck at the login bit. How can I get Python (or some other server side language) to log in to chat? The ...
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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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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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