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I run a consulting company (Codeka Consulting) that specialises in software on the .NET platform.


Sep
15
comment Finding a user given their (exact) display name
@hhh: this was from over a year ago... my app is no longer online anyway, it basically did what you can now see here: stackexchange.com/leagues
Aug
12
comment When does the judging take place?
@Dave: yes, your app/lib needs to be listed on the app tab, but the judging criteria is not related to your position on there. You could be #100 and still win if the judges believe your app/library is the most "awesome".
Aug
11
comment When does the judging take place?
@systempuntoout: it states the judging criteria on Jeff's original blog post: "The entire Stack Overflow, Inc team will ultimately decide the winners based on order of awesomeness " It says they'll look at the votes, but it doesn't have to be the "winner" in terms of votes.
Jul
6
comment How to format an url-friendly slug for question urls
It's actually using '-' as the word separator, but I agree that you can just as easily come up with your own version. It doesn't actually matter what you put after the ID, it just gets ignored anyway.
Jul
6
comment Does an access using the API count towards the user's consecutive days total?
@Vicky: StackAuth is way to find Stack Exchange sites and their corresponding API URLs (among a few other things). It's useful if you're building an app that works with all SE sites.
Jun
14
comment Is there a way to determine total number of upvotes and downvotes (etc) for a user (regardless of reputation cap)?
That is, similar to what http://stackoverflow.com/reputation returns.
Jun
14
comment Is there a way to determine total number of upvotes and downvotes (etc) for a user (regardless of reputation cap)?
Isn't that just the total number of up/down votes the user has given? I was looking for the history of the up votes, down votes, accepted answers, bounties, etc that the user has received (regardless of the reputation cap - /users/<id>/reputation takes the daily cap into account)
Jun
8
comment Finding a user given their (exact) display name
@InfinitesLoop: that's my idea as well, just as a way to identify yourself via your name rather than ID. Of course, there's some people with the same name, but in my experience they're a minority and it's easy to show a list of all the people with the same name if that's the case.
Jun
7
comment On /users method id parameter does not work
@systempuntoout: To do a vectorized list of users like this: /users/23234;241462. Though you're right, according to the documentation id=23234;241462 should work as well.
Jun
7
comment Stacky - A .NET client library (Full support for API v2.0)
@lfoust: Fair enough. I'd prefer the exactMatch=true way as well...
Jun
7
comment Finding a user given their (exact) display name
Just thinking about this, min=john&max=JOHN would actually include "gohn" I believe... I'll still have to filter on the client-side. It seems a bit odd that filter is case in-sensitive, but min&max are case-sensitive.
Jun
7
comment Finding a user given their (exact) display name
@Soviut: It's not actually for authentication, the "registration" is just adding users to a list that my app monitors for reputation changes (among other things) - you can "register" any user you like. Basically just an easier method than having to find your user ID.
Jun
7
comment Finding a user given their (exact) display name
@Dennis: the problem is that to get all of the exact matches for "John" I would have to download all 1,287 results from the API before displaying them to the user to choose. That's 43 requests... by adding an exact=true parameter, then I could do it in a single query.
Jun
2
comment Stacky - A .NET client library (Full support for API v2.0)
Awesome library! I'm hoping to release an "alpha" of my first app based off your library in a few days :-)