Screenshot of StackBuffer.com interface


StackBuffer is open source project providing HTML5 and CSS3 interface for StackOverflow API. This project is actually experiment trying to prove that you can write only HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript without need to do any backend programming. This app is targeted mostly to developers to see what can be done in short period of time with new HTML5 and CSS3. Consider it example application.

The application is pure HTML5 and CSS3 with jQuery running JSONP against StackOverflow API.


MIT License, It's open source.


You can find the demo at stackbuffer.com


Currently running only on Google Chrome Browser.


Ladislav Martincik, martincik.com or twitter @martincik



  1. HTML5
  2. CSS3
  3. Javascript


  1. jQuery
  2. Underscore.js
  3. Less.js
  4. Mustache.js
  5. Prettify.js

You can fork it on github at github.com/martincik/StackBuffer

  • 1
    I embedded the image for you. Jul 1, 2010 at 23:07
  • 4
    Pretty cool that you are able to make apps with no server at all these days. Jul 2, 2010 at 0:49
  • Really cool! Impressively demonstrates how far you can go with frontend technologies only nowadays.
    – Ralph von der Heyden
    Jul 2, 2010 at 8:28
  • Please consider listing StackBuffer on StackList. Jul 7, 2010 at 3:24
  • This should be the official Stackoverflow chrome web app (with slight modifications to the colour to make it look official, eg more orange)
    – Jonathan.
    Dec 28, 2010 at 18:30


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