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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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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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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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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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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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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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OBSOLETE - 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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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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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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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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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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How do I add a comment to a post through the Stack Exchange API?

I want to add an comment to a specific post so, how do I get its ID and how do I authorize it. I want it to done through the Stack Exchange API interface.
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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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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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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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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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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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Stack Overflow start page for Google Chrome

About Basically, what it does is it aggregates questions from Stack Exchange sites, and shows them on your New Tab window. You can select what sites you want to display, filter questions by tags, ...
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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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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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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 I ...
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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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OBSOLETE - SEdictionary: A Domain-specific Dictionary for Software Engineering Terms

We developed a domain-specific dictionary for terms in Software Engineering called SEdictionary. The dictionary includes the the definitions of software-specific terms, abbreviations and synonyms, ...
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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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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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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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How to use Stack Exchange WebSockets?

I am developing a Visual Studio Extension where I would be knowing about the activity on my posts. I found out that wss://qa.sockets.stackexchange.com is used for this purpose. Can somebody help me in ...
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Stack Bridge Application

Screenshot / Code Snippet SB For Windows About From This Application you can see all your account, see new Questions and Answer. You will receive a message every time you get a badge etc. License ...
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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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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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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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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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stacknotify google chrome extension

About Your Stack Overflow notification inbox, right into your browser's toolbar. it checks for new notifications every minute shows a notification badge for new items supports all Stack Exchange ...
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What does it mean when a revision number is missing?

I've noticed in the API docs for revisions that revision_number may be absent. Yet all examples, e.g. /posts/{ids}/revisions include a revision number for all responses. I have a colleague who swears ...
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Google Search Results Integration (Chrome Extension)

Screenshots About Google Chrome Extension that adds a new tab to StackOverflow search results that uses Google magic formula for relevance. It does this by opening Google search in a background tab ...
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Where can I find the reputation black market?

Apparently there is one around, at least I can't explain the recent jump in reputation of 4k for user 1026 by any other means (just kidding of course, no offense please ;) The API Beta badge accounts ...
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Where are stackoverflow buttons/widgets?

I'm building a simple paste app for long error logs (errorpaste.appspot.com). A user can post error logs and descriptions of them. Now I want to add a Stack Overflow button or any widget so that the ...
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Office 365 Connector for Stack Overflow

About: Office 365 Connectors are a great way to get useful information and content into your Office 365 Groups or Microsoft Teams. Using the StackOverflow connector, users can get notified about ...
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BridgeStack — .NET client library with full 2.0 support

BridgeStack This is a StackExchange API v2.0 consumer library written under C#. It is heavily documented and designed to make it as easy as possible to interact with the API. Example Usage To get ...
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Bug in the StackExchange Api ? getting "could not parse proxy url" when user not logged in

I think I may have stumbled upon a bug in the Stack Exchange JS API I'm having a problem getting its authentication to work properly, and I just discovered that the same problem exist in the official ...
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Platforms Supported by the API and Response Compression

What platforms are supported for use with the Stack Exchange API? In short, anything that can make a GET request to the API servers and supports JSON/JSONP & GZIP. (JavaScript, Python, PHP, Java, ...
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SOREP V2: Ranked Flair Take 2

SOREP V2: Ranked and aggregated flair About SOREP V2 is a flair service that is built upon the StackUser platform that provides ranked flair, both in standard layout and themes as well as custom ...
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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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OBSOLETE - Build an app with Soapi.JS and gain praise and adulation. And some rep

Bounty Contest: Build anything using the Soapi.JS JavaScript wrapper and either post the code or a link to a live demo. When the question gets old enough (7 days I think) I will click 'start a bounty' ...
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Stack Exchange - Deleted Answer Manager

Description This script hides the content of deleted answers (which are visible to 10k+ Stack Exchange users), injects a show content / hide content toggle in the answer's menu, and injects a ...
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Get API responses in formats other than JSON

I am working on an application which uses the Stack Exchange API. But I don't want responses in JSON format. So, if I want to convert JSON to another format like XML, is there any way to get the ...
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undercurrent - a few tweaks to the user interface of Stack Overflow

Websites evolve and so does StackOverflow. However sometimes it takes a while for features to mature fully and being subjected to involuntary beta tests can be frustrating. Since merely moaning ...
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Login using Google fails saying OpenID 2.0 accounts for Google has gone away

Recently I have received complaints about my app suggesting that logging in with a Google account shows a warning message that OpenID authentication has gone away. When I tried to log in with my own ...
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"OAuth request must be over HTTPS" when request is over https

I had a bug reported to me that I was able to reproduce. When authorizing to my Badges webapp, we get the following error: error: invalid_request error description: OAuth request must be over ...
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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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