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There is no tutorial for the API, nor is there likely to be one -- at least officially. There is a "Hello World" introduction. To use the current API (version 2.1), you really only need to know/do: How to make an HTTP GET request, in the language of your choice. There are also various user-supplied libraries in .net, PHP, Python, etc. to help with this. ...


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It is impossible to fetch all of Stack Overflow's users in a single API call, or even in a single day (using just the API and one IP address). There are currently 1,995,355 users on Stack Overflow. Which means that you would need 19,954 API calls to get them all, but your maximum API quota is 10,000 calls per day. The smart thing to do is to have your app ...


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The case sensitivity in the error message turns out to be the culprit. I had to disable case sensitive table names in MySQL on a linux host. In the my.cnf, add lower_case_table_names = 1. Restart MySQL. This bypasses the case sensitivity of the underlying file system for storing the MySQL data. I was on the right track by trying to maually create the ...


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No, the current API does not allow you to create new posts (questions or answers). If you scroll through the documentation looking for [auth required] you'll notice that only comments can be posted at this time. Having said that, there are a couple of issues with your bookmarklet idea. What would the title of the post be (assuming the selected text would ...



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