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OBSOLETE - SOAPI-WATCH: A realtime service that notifies subscribers via Twitter when the API changes in any way

Obsolete: This app no longer works. It uses a version of the API that was decommissioned in May of 2014. Links and the domain are also long dead. SOAPI-WATCH This post was one of the two that were ...
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Stackviewer iOS Application

Stackviewer is a beautiful and easy-to-use custom Stack Overflow client where software developers of any kind can find answers to their everyday challenges. Browse through millions of questions with a ...
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An app to construct a personalised feed for you using Stack Overflow API

Stack Digest Project Live here Read about project here Opensourced at Github What is stackdigest? Stackdigest is a webapp to implement quora like features for stackoverflow which will help in growth ...
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Auto-Link - Add links based on personal keywords

What is this exactly? A script that helps with linking recurring recommendations and making answers more user friendly. You can provide a list of global keywords paired with a link and the script ...
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Stex - an iOS application for Stack Exchange

Stex This app is currently still under development, and as a result is not on the app store and doesn't have all features up and running. To test for yourself, or contribute, check out the repository ...
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OBSOLETE - Soapi.Explore (silverlight) - The entire API at your command

OBSOLETE: soapi.info has been down since at least 2012. Soapi.Explore SL About Soapi.Explore SL is a Silverlight based annotated test harness for the Stack Exchange API. All API methods and ...
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StackWatcher: Watch Your StackExchange Accounts

Screenshot / Code Snippet About Download StackWatcher StackWatcher is a notification area application that polls all your associated StackExchange accounts for activity, including: Reputation ...
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Why does the web service fail sometimes for the Stack API?

It seems to have happened all of the sudden. My calls to the web service fails. What is the limit of calls per day with a registered app? I can't seem to remember where it says that, I can't seem to ...
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SOAPI-REST: Complete Stack Overflow API specification in machine readable format

SOAPI-REST Services At four hour intervals, SOAPI-WATCH parses the complete Stack Overflow API documentation and generates a complete object graph representing the API including all routes, ...
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WelcomeBot - a bot to welcome you

WelcomeBot A Stack Exchange chatbot written in Python that uses ChatExchange. Many parts of this were modeled after SmokeDetector, another Stack Exchange chatbot. Features Welcomes new users ...
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PLACEHOLDER - QA Overflow - Stack Overflow Android Client

This app is currently under development, but stay tuned for more updates.
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How to get access_token from the uri after the fetch function executes?

I am using this snippet to authorize to the Stack Exchange API const baseUrl = "https://stackexchange.com/oauth/dialog?client_id=17823&scope=read_inbox,no_expiry&redirect_uri=https://...
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Display absolute timestamps (in local time)

Screenshot / Code Snippet About This script converts relative timestamps to absolute timestamps, displayed in your local time zone. For times less than one hour ago, I leave the "x mins ago" ...
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Chatdump - a site monitor

Dump activity from a site into a chatroom. Configurable as to what to dump and with what conditions. Github repo
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SOFlair - An Android Widget that shows your Flair

Soflair is a (very) simple widget for Android that shows a user's flair (avatar, reputation & badges). The JSON is polled every 60 minutes. Download http://www-jo.se/f.pfleger/soflair
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Stack Exchange Post Editor - Performing Basic Corrections on Posts Automatically

Screenshot About This script was originally inspired by SE Editor Toolkit. Unfortunately, the toolkit is packaged as a Safari extension and as such is unusable in Chrome, Firefox, and Opera. I had ...
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StackCenter 2 - Now in Public Beta!

Visit now: http://stackcenter.quickmediasolutions.com/beta/ Feedback is appreciated! About StackCenter 2 has been brewing for quite some time now. Since the global inbox was introduced, the original ...
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PLACEHOLDER - Broken Link Repairer

In the coming weeks, I'll be modifying the Broken Image Repairer so that it can be used to mass-edit broken links. Examples where it could be used: German Language: canoo.net has been moved to ...
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Stacktistics: Show recent popular languages, mobile platforms and web techs based on question counts

Screenshot / Code Snippet About You may wonder what kind of languages, mobile platforms, or web technologies are most popular these days. stacktistics shows popularity of programming languages, ...
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Pilha - Ruby Wrapper to the Stack Exchange API

Warning: there's still a lot of work to be done. Edit: Pilha has been updated and now it supports most of the stack exchange api. There's still work to be done and the gem should be completely ...
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Resurfacing bug: "could not parse proxy url" error message

According to this question, the "could not parse proxy url" bug was solved more than 2 years ago. However, when using the client-side OAuth flow, the aforementioned error message appears when ...
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Flagging Assistant - tweaks for frequent flaggers

About: Adds several nifty tools/features to assist in tracking your flags: Adds a shortcut link to the top of every page. Summarizes flags by resolution ("helpful", "declined", etc.) and provides ...
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How can I write (edit) one of my answers?

I started to love the Python black formatter and I want all my code on Stack Overflow to be formatted like that. So I wanted to go over the answers and apply black / blacken-docs, check if anything ...
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Get accepted answers from Stack Overflow using Stack Overflow API 2.1

I want to fetch only my accepted answers from Stack Overflow using the API 2.1 and currently I've following code $data = file_get_contents("http://api.stackexchange.com/2.1/users/741747/answers?page=...
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OBSOLETE - StackImage 2 - Create Your Own Unique Custom Flair!

Examples http://stackimage2.quickmediasolutions.com/4dd2fde77a2ca/stackoverflow/193619 http://stackimage2.quickmediasolutions.com/4dd3772eb3ae6/cooking.stackexchange/60 http://stackimage2....
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Change Unanswered tab to Review

About This is (allegedly) going to be implemented by the team sometime anyway. But just in case, and so you can play with it, here is a script which replaces the 'Unanswered' tab with 'Review'. NEW - ...
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Separate Request Quotas for Authorized [app]s

Imagine, if you will, you have a popular [app] hosted on a cloud computing service which is also used by a number of other [app]s. If this service forces clients to share IPs (and they all do, in ...
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StackSurfer iOS App

StackSurfer Screenshots: About “StackSurfer – Search Faster, Work Smarter” StackSurfer provides a smarter way to search for questions and answers in Stack Overflow. You can search for questions ...
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API Suggestion: suppress http error code when jsonp is specified

Conclusion: fast response by Kevin enables the JSONP functionality of the API to assume it's rightful description of awesome. http://soapi.info/Code/JS/Stable/ErrorTest.htm The JSONP functionality ...
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OAuth redirect_uri to https://stackexchange.com/oauth/login_success?xxx strips part of the query string

I have a browser extension that uses OAuth2 to retrieve an access token. As recommended by https://api.stackexchange.com/docs/authentication, I use https://stackoverflow.com/oauth/login_success as the ...
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Using API with sites like JSFiddle and CodePen?

I am currently working on a prototype for the flair provided by Stack Exchange and can't seem to get the API to work with CodePen. It continuously returns the following error on the SE.init call: ...
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StackBook - let your Online Community friends know what you're doing on Stack Overflow.

About StackBook helps mashup service for you let your Online Community (right now only Facebook) friends know what you're doing on Stack Overflow. License MSPL Access http://stackbook.mourfield.com/ ...
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Stack Safari Utilities (Safari 5 Extension)

Screenshots Buttons. Buttons with badges. About The current web interface is the ideal way to use Stack Exchange apps. I intend to improve this experience for Safari users with a "Safari ...
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No website (yet), how to register?

I just started developing a Stack Overflow client, and wanted to add authentication. I found out I needed to register for that and wasn't sure if it was okay to register your app when it is not yet ...
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Problem accessing API endpoints from Google App Engine

I'm experiencing a weird problem on StackPrinter hosted on Google App Engine. It seems that the application can't reach several endpoints like Super User or Server Fault; Stack Overflow and other ...
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StackCrunch - A platform to share your development Experiences

About: A place where you can share your development experiences & learn from stories rooted in real-world practical solutions. StackExchange communities are undoubtedly the best places to learn ...
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Automate the process of flagging non constructive comments from User Supplied data

Warning While entering a comment ID, you should be careful because some comments may be removed with a single flag (if it already have some flags). Some comments may still constructive even if it ...
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URL Length Limit For For Requests Taking Vectorised Ids (/answers/{id}, /questions/{id}, etc)

I am trying to use /questions/{id} API to get a list of questions by their ids. Help page for this request does not indicate the maximum number of ids that can be passed in. Pagesize is maximum 100, ...
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What's with the reputation here on Stack Apps?

This site is only a couple of hours old, yet there are 33 users with over 2000 rep and 9 with over 4000. Are these values holdovers from dev.meta.stackoverflow.com, where everyone started out with ...
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DiffTech: Compare similar technologies based on StackOverflow data

Screenshots Homepage Compare page About This website compares a large set of similar technologies. We use the data dump from Stack Overflow, extract sentences that compare two technologies, and ...
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Request for user script to remove mask from posts deleted as spam or offensive

As a contributor to Charcoal, I often find that the spam and offensive mask (i.e. "this post was deleted as spam or offensive and is therefore not shown, see the revision history") just gets in my way ...
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LaServ - A Python/Twisted based flexible command line bot/framework for Stack Exchange

LaServ (a play on Lazers, The Bridge's feedbot and '*Serv' bots, which provide IRC services ) is a Python/Twisted project that I've been poking at since the Christmas break. It's still beta quality, ...
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How to pass `key` as header value instead of as query params?

I would like to use my API Key in the header as opposed to as a query parameter. In Stack Overflow Enterprise, I pass the value as X-API-Key in the headers. This does not work for the public Stack ...
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Acceptable Use of Copyrighted Logos/Names?

Are any/some/all of the following considered acceptable use of the site names and logos? I know that there is no "official policy" yet regarding this, but I figured I would show some ...
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StackO: A Windows Phone 7 StackExchange App

EDIT STACKO is now available for download from the Marketplace. For features/suggestions please visit http://stacko.uservoice.com/ StackO is a StackExchange browser allowing you to search the whole ...
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Are there any high resolution/scalable (SVG) icons or images available?

It would be nice to give community-developed apps a familiar look and feel. With that in mind, do the SE sites have any high-resolution or scalable icons and images that we can use? I'm not really ...
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What happens if an app becomes super popular?

Will there be provisions for apps to become "sponsored" by SO wherein the limits are removed? Say somebody writes the de-facto iPhone app and it gets 500,000 users, the 10K cap will be hit pretty ...
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Key doesn't match a known application

I'm running into a really weird issue and I would appreciate any guidance on what I'm doing wrong. So I recently applied for an API key here on Stack Exchange and it went through fine. So let's say (...
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Copying CSS from stackoverflow for use in an app?

Is it ok / legal / allowed to copy some of the styles from stackoverflow / serverfault / etc. for use in a stack app?
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TrueBadges, a combination of StackExchange badges and TrueAchievements

Screenshot TrueBadges I've worked on this website since beginning of 2014 in my spare time. The initial goal was to have fun with lot of data. The idea is to count StackExchange badges of an user ...
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