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Querying Stack Exchange Users You may leverage the Filtering and Sorting capabilities of the Ajax grid to shape results based upon the entire Stack Exchange user base. You may export the contents of the current grid page to CSV.


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IIS ASP.net, by default, prohibits service of many file extensions, .cs is one. So the request is being killed by IIS ASP.net before it hits the REST handlers. This can be fixed fairly easily by striking the following entry, if so desired... %SYSTEM%\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\CONFIG\Web.Config .... <httpHandlers> <add path="*.cs" ...


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A possible strategy for maintaining a verified association might look something like this: Gather a reference account from the user, similar to http://soapi.info/findusers.aspx, and upon user selection. Gather and verify an email address from your user. make it clear that this email address should be the primary email address with which they sign into ...


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JSON API Note: I am just one developer and I do not have the time/money/resources to maintain an industrial grade public data source. If it is determined for any reason that you are not using the API in the capacity and terms indicated, your IP will be banned with a quickness. I will shortly implement a private key system. Those interested in using the ...


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Find Stack Exchange Users By UserName OR Email You may find any user in the Stackiverse by the email address they supply when registering on any Stack Exchange site or by full or partial user name (display_name). JSON API { "email_address": "foo@bar.com", // yes - this is a real account "items": [{ "site_url": ...


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Drill-Down An evolving feature of the StackApps platform is drill down on any user. The utility and polish of the features are somewhat affected by the fact that I am cutting my teeth on the completely different, and refreshing, paradigm that MVC presents. So bear with me. And email me suggestions as to what you would like to see. Current features ...


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Client-side Live Updates With 370,000 rows of user data to maintain, it is an impossible task to keep every record updated up to the minute. To mitigate relatively stale data on volatile fields such as last_access_date, StackUsers offers optional client-side updates of results using Soapi.JS2. You must opt in by either clicking the Enable Live Update ...


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CSV output Any grid on StackUsers provides an Export CSV to Clipboard button that will copy the data from the current grid view. This includes all user fields, not limited to those shown in the grid. The output is standard CSV and can be opened or consumed by any tabular data editor. Anonymous StackUsers can page 50 rows, while registered users are ...


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The current version of the API is read-only. There is no notion of user authentication, accordingly you cannot tell if a user (of your [app]) has an account on a site. The envisioned use cases are all data-centric, not user centric. Some subsequent version of the API (presumably, the next one) will include write-access, and with it user authentication.


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Source Code LastSeen is about as simple as an app can get. It leverages the integral caching and paging capabilities of Soapi.CS as well as the rich domain object model in conjunction with ASP.Net declarative databinding. The core of the app is a simple data source that provides a list of sites and a list of the top 3000 (30 pages) of users for a site. ...


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Source As an example of how leveraging Soapi.CS and the reusable controls in Soapi.Contrib.Silverlight can increase productivity when writing code against the API, I include the source code for the Soapi.Explore Silverlight application. // // Project: SOAPI // http://soapics.codeplex.com // http://stackapps.com/questions/386 // // Copyright 2010, ...


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Source Code: As is the case with any application written using Soapi for api access, the code needed to get the data you want from the API is the least amount of code you have to write and by far the easiest to understand. Here is the source code for single page of the application. (There are several helper classes like value converters to format dates, ...


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Source Code: The primary purpose of Soapi.FindUser is to serve as a simple sample application for the Soapi.CS library. In this spirit, the complete source code for the application is provided here: // // Project: SOAPI // http://soapics.codeplex.com // http://stackapps.com/questions/386 // // Copyright 2010, Sky Sanders // Licensed under the ...



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