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access_token not present in /oauth/access_token response

When using the explicit OAuth authentication for apps, I have problems receiving the access_token. A user goes to /approve and is then forwarded to approve the app. When redirected back to my site …

OAuth Dialog rendering problems in iPad

I'm using the implicit OAuth flow for our native iPad app. We're calling the standard URLs in a UIWebView. The Stack Exchange login renders with several UI glitches. The first screen looks correc…

How to make a Stack Exchange API call, using my key

I have a Meteor application and I'm making API calls like: var urlString = ""+surl; ("GET", urlString, {params:{site:"stackoverflow"}}, functi…

OBSOLETE - New Q! - Google Chrome Extension notifies you of new questions of interest and inbox messages

New Q! is a Google Chrome browser extension that notifies you whenever: Someone asks a question that interests you Someone comments on your question Someone comments on your answer You receive a …

Is there any support for Area 51 in the new API?

Does the new API support Area 51? Will there be support in the future?

Get favorited tags of user

This was requested in 1 and declined because of a missing authentication method. Now that authentication is in place, is there a way to retrieve the favorited tags of a user (myself)?

Unable to get access token

I am trying to get a non-expiry access token, like so:{{some_uri}}&client_id={{some_value}} I am repeatedly getting the erro…

List of Votes by Authenticated users

In the API documentation for the question type, it says that you can access, for a specific question, whether or not the authenticated user (in the private_info scope) upvoted/downvoted the questio…

Add the 'people reached' count to the API?

Can we have the people reached statistic added to the /users/{ids} method? The response could simply be: "people_reached": 1000 I'm asking because it would be cool to get a network-wide number.

How to deal with the “Too Many Requests” error coming as HTML?

The API specifies error codes, and messages. It also specifies a "backoff" parameter. But, even while respecting the backoff and stopping at errors, and even when waiting a long time between reque…

Do my users need to be logged in, for quota?

I am building an application and want to showcase relevant Stack Overflow questions. I have made the request and getting a response, but its responding with a quota value: "quota_max": 300, "…

API Implicit Authentication with Python

I am working on an desktop inbox notifier for StackOverflow, using the API with Python. The script I am working on first logs the user in on StackExchange, and then requests authorisation for the …

Authentication uses # instead of `?`?

I need authentication for my app so I used the implicit flow way. The authentication works just fine but the access_token and expires variables return weirdly! For example:…

StackImpact - What's your impact?

What kind of impact are you having on Stack Exchange?

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