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I hate to rain on the parade, but programmatic writing to the Stack Exchange sites pre-write API isn't supported. While we can't forbid you from trying, you need to be aware that the instant someone uses a similar technique nefariously we're going to come down like a sack of bricks on it. I also know we've seen some more-successful-than-usual bots ...


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Search on the App Store is a bit of joke at the moment so text in the app description is more or less useless; any possible search terms really need to be included in the list of keywords if they're going to be effective. Stack Overflow and the rest of the trilogy sites are included in Stack Up's keyword string which is why it's showing up in search results. ...


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If you have one of these apps, YOU MUST MUST MUST mention it in the keywords section in iTunes Connect. Apple doesn't give you a lot of room (100 char. I believe), but it's important that you mention SO and SE, since without them you wouldn't have the app, so if you have room, include them, if you don't, get rid of something, whether it be your company ...


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As others hae said, searches only currently work on keywords, and keywords are a rocky area in the App Store. The keyword guidance states: "The most common rejections are for keywords which are offensive, objectionable words or phrases; using trademarks, company or product names" The SOF trademark page states "The Stack Overflow and Stack Exchange ...


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I'm willing to volunteer for the Beta. An iPad app for StackExchange is most definitely needed.


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Not sure if the beta is still open, but I would be willing to test this out. Dying for a nice SE app.


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Please consider me available for test as well.


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I'd be most interested in beta testing iStack.


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I have a feeling that Apple will slap you on the wrist with this design/block your submission, due to your site navbar looking identically to the home bar introduced in 4.2 (for the iPad anyways).


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Looks nice. I just did the same thing as a simple demo of SOAPI-JS wrapper. You can see it here. Is not pretty like yours, but is <20 lines of code. ;-)



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