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AskUbuntu Add-on for Firefox, Opera and Chrome

Screenshots Firefox Opera Chrome About The extension, called AskUbuntu Add-on, allows to easily track user info and questions from askubuntu.com. This extension displays user reputation and badges ...
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Getting API hits remaining

Probably having a brain fart, but I couldn't see a way to get the number of API hits remaining. I know that the limit is 10k per day (I'm using an API key) but because of hte way my app works it would ...
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RO Chat Message Delete Option

Description: Gives room owners the ability to delete other users' chat messages from the message popup menu: On confirmation, the message will be deleted. The ability is available for up to 2 ...
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A way to keep the "user bar" on the top of the site stuck there ~ StickyBar

Screenshot / Code Snippet About Since people keep asking for a way to stick the userbar at the top of the screen, I'm working on a userscript to do so. Because of the way each site is fashioned and ...
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Is there an offline copy of the API documentation?

I'm trying to find a way to get all the information in the API in one printable PDF, complete with the examples given in the documentation. Is there anyway I can do this?
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How do you get the association_id from the CC data dump?

I am working with Stack Exchange /users/ data and trying to get a user's "united" profile, to see what sites they're active in other than the queried site. As an example: http://...
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Stack Exchange gadget for Gmail and iGoogle

About This handy gadget can be added to iGoogle or left-hand nav panel of any Gmail account. It displays your current reputation on selected StackExchange sites and notifies you of reputation changes....
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Are "api-key" and "app-key" the same thing?

When tagging my last couple of questions about registering for a key, I noticed there are two similar-looking tags: api-key - 35 uses and a tag wiki app-key - 10 uses (Update: retagged), no ...
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Bonfire - dashboard for FireAlarm detecting low-quality questions

FireAlarm is a chatbot detecting low-quality questions. Bonfire is a web-dashboard written using Ruby on Rails, made specifically for FireAlarm. Upon low quality post detection, FireAlarm sends all ...
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Offline cache of the API - for when the developer has no internet.

Is there some fake API program that "simulates" the API? Just I'm going on a long car journey tomorrow, and I won't have an internet connection on my laptop and don't want to waste the whole journey ...
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Intent for official SE Android app?

Does the official SE Android app export intents? If not, can they be added? My app, for example, allows users to click on many UI elements to let them see the original question, users profile, site ...
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CareerStack - An Android app to search Stack Overflow Careers from your mobile or tablet

Screenshots About Powered by Stack Overflow Careers' RSS feed, CareerStack is an Android app to search & share job listings easily from any Android device. Users can search by: ...
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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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Request for user script to change the comment delete button from the word "Delete" to the old gray X

A few hours ago, the system was changed to show the comment delete button as the word "Delete" rather than the gray X that it's been using for years. However, I find this a little intrusive and ...
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How do I get a GreaseMonkey/UserScript to interact with the Live Preview?

I've converted a script that I hope to get embedded on a StackExchange site (Lego Answers) to a GreaseMonkey/Userscript but I'd like to get it interacting with the live preview when creating or ...
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Stack Overflow UI Translation via Greasemonkey

What is it? Why this project? Every so often, somebody asks on meta "can we allow foreign language contributions to StackOverflow" and a huge debate ensues. However, once upon a time, somebody ...
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Odd String Format Result from API Call

I'm just getting started messing around with the SO API. I haven't worked with JSON before, and I am getting a strange result from a basic call (No API Key). WebClient stackClient = new WebClient(); ...
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OBSOLETE - RoboStack: A Google Wave robot for the Stack Exchange API

OBSOLETE - Google Wave doesn't exist anymore. Screenshot / Code Snippet For a video snapshot visit http://code.google.com/p/robostack/. About Unlike a Jabber/XMPP robot, this application is a Google ...
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What is the correct way to get the stackoverflow.com URL for an answer via the API?

A while ago I made a little "Recently answered on Stack Overflow" sidebar widget for my homepage. Currently this works by filtering answers out of the user feed however I thought I'd update it to make ...
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Why is /questions API returning deleted questions?

In last few days I have noticed that questions API returns questions that where deleted hours before the API call. This is a short example, if more logs are need to pin point the problem, please ...
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stackoverflow favicon counter

Screenshot About I'm very like to answer questions on stackoverflow, but also I like to pin tabs in browser. It's hard to check how many unread questions I have on my favorite tag, so I decide to ...
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How to set the width of an image in the body of a question?

I used the questions/{ids}/edit to add a hyperlinked image at the end of a question. It works if I use the default dimensions of the image. However, if I specify the width using width="320" or style="...
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Is there an easy way to get user reputation via API?

I am looking for an easy way to access user reputation so that I can write a small react component and display my rep on my portfolio site. I want to make this package available on NPM and have ...
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What to do with API keys if our project is open-source?

Is it OK to share the key in our source? Someone could just pick it up and use it for other purposes.
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Stack Exchange OAuth2, explicit access-token response format does not adhere to RFC6749 standard

I'm using the Stack Exchange v2.1 API. I'm using the explicit OAuth 2.0 flow, but it seems that the access token response step does not adhere to the RFC 6749 standard. Specifically, the Stack ...
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Japanese stack exchange localization

Screenshot About This script was originally created for the JLU (Japanese Language and Usage) site as part of the Creating as much Japanese interface as possible to be more inclusive of native ...
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UWP Stack Exchange App

A Universal Windows App for the Stack Exchange network. Not ready for use, but listing it here so I can test write access. UPDATE: I'm beginning to put the app into a very gradual closed beta. Let me ...
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StackTagz - Track the topics you are interested in over time

StackTagz http://stacktagz.com Screenshot / Code Snippet About StackTagz analyses your participation in StackExchange sites by looking at which tags you are active in. A question, an answer or a ...
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geek score calculator - SO + Github on Rail

I am learning Rails and this is my first application built on Rails 2.3.8. http://g33k.heroku.com License: Free to use Code: http://github.com/utkarsh2012/g33k-score-calculator Platform: Hosted on ...
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OBSOLETE - Search Stack Exchange Network of Q&A sites instantly with SEInstant

#Obsolete - Site long dead; no source code available. Was written for decommissioned version of the API. About Stack Exchange search results are now fast, faster, instant! :) Following on the heels ...
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OBSOLETE - SOREP: Trilogy Site Ranking - For those who need to know

Note, all of the app links, below, are dead. And the domain is parked. SOREP is a service that does a nightly index of all users ordered by reputation and makes that information available via REST. ...
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How to login programmatically

I'm building an app for personal use. The app simply screen-scrapes the StackExchange homepage and checks whether I am currently logged in to StackExchange. This works fine. However, if the app ...
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Chat Move Helper / Bot Cleanup Tool

Description: Extends the room-owner move message tool in chat to make it easier to quickly clean up after bots by moving their messages, commands, and replies to them. Adds a couple visualization ...
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What should we do about dead listings?

There are a few pending flags on posts for applications/scripts/libraries where the advertised program no longer works, sometimes meaning that the link to the source code and/or binary is also dead. ...
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Similar libraries across different programming languages

Screenshot Update 0.1 Add the tagWiki like for each tag; Add "like" button to collect votes so that to rerank results accordingly; Update the UI by smaller the blank space to make it look more ...
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Is there a way to programmatically access chat?

I'm thinking about starting a project where I'd like to have access to the "chat" feature of the stack exchange sites. I saw this project: IRC access for the chat? But I don't believe that it works ...
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Small jQuery plugin for flair

See it in action at http://iamaust.in About I know I know another flair plugin. I made this because I always wanted to write a jQuery plugin and for my new website I needed a Stack Overflow flair that ...
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API V2.0 Public Beta Begins

As has been announced, we're starting the public beta and spinning up a contest (as we did with V1.0). As such, some of the guidelines for the private beta no longer apply. The api-v2-beta tag no ...
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Is there an open provider implementation for oAuth 2.0 used by StackExchange sites?

I notice that there is an oAuth endpoint for the stackexchange API: https://api.stackexchange.com/docs/authentication The OpenID implementation used by StackExchange is open sourced at https://code....
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Keep getting 500 "Internal error" in requests with an access token

I'm trying to fetch some data from the Stack Exchange API I have a valid access_token and registered key but I keep getting internal error as a result. Here is the request URL: https://api....
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Error Using Stacky v1.0 Binaries in an Azure Worker Role

The following error is being thrown when calling the StackyClient.GetUser method from within an Azure Worker Role: Method 'ReadJson' in type 'Stacky.UnixDateTimeConverter' from assembly 'Stacky, ...
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OBSOLETE - Stacklipse - Eclipse plugin preview

Obsolete. This plugin is for/uses a decommissioned version of the API. About Stacklipse is an eclipse plugin that utilizes Stack Apps API to provide a search view in Eclipse. Currently just provide a ...
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Using the API for data analysis?

I am creating an R wrapper for the API. The use case for this is for doing data analysis on the SO data. As I am building it, it seems like I would need to iterate over many pages in order to get ...
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No Answering: prevent answering questions

Do you answer too many questions on stack sites? Does answering questions put you into a cycle of debating with people you'd rather not be spending time on? Then this app is for you. It does one ...
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“Try It” URL has wrong URI

On API doc pages, the “link” link at the top-right of the “Try It” sections presents a URL with the wrong domain name: For example, on docs/similar, the URL displayed will be: https://api....
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StackHose: live real-time event stream in your browser

About StackHose is a continuously updated stream of new content from Stack Overflow. It uses the Firehose JSON streaming event service to get a "push" stream of new event notifications. The newest ...
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How do I parse the dates from the API?

I see that JSON returned by the API contains dates in the following format: "creation_date":1364546475 ^^^^^^^^^^ What's the meaning of it? How can I parse it to get the date in the ...
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How to use the stackapps API from JavaScript with XMLHttpRequest or XDomainRequest?

I had an idea for an app that required calling the stackapps API from JavaScript, but when I started prototyping it I quickly found out that the API does not allow cross origin requests. This means ...
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Get Site Icon or Icon Url

Is there a way to get the icon or the IconUrl of the site so I can put it in my app like the DisplayName?
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StackX app - problem signing in with Google ID

I have a problem with StackX app on my Samsung Galaxy 4 phone (Android 4.3). I'm logging to StackExchange in general, and StackOferflow in particular, using my Google ID. The app does not recognize ...
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