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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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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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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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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 ...
Petter Friberg's user avatar
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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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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 ...
Igor Zevaka's user avatar
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1 answer
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Stack-Trac - List stackoverflow/serverfault/... questions that are related to your Trac tickets

About This little app will look at the summary from the currently viewed Trac ticket and find related questions & answers on stackoverflow, or other stackexchange sites. Screenshot stack-trac ...
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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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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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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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Login screen without web browser

I'm playing around with the Stack Exchange API, and have just received my first response from the server using the "Hello World" example. The next step is to allow the user to log in somehow. From ...
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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 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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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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Stack Exchange API in Chrome extension

How I can connect my extension to the API? I tried to use this example code for connecting: SE.init({ clientId: 1, key: '?', channelUrl: '?', complete: function (data) { alert('...
Alex Saskevich's user avatar
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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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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 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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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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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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Inbox Reader - Reads your inbox

Screenshot About It reads your inbox License Inbox Reader is released under the Apache License 2.0. Download You can download Inbox Reader here: http://teamfreehugs.github.io/stackexchange/...
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How to search ALL sites with the advanced API?

I can make a request to Stack Overflow as follows, which searches with keywords in titles:     /2.2/search/advanced?title=vlookup%20index%20match&site=stackoverflow My question is ...
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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 ...
Shane's user avatar
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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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1 answer
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Share short link to comment

1. Request It would be nice, if will be script for share short links to comments on Stack Exchange sites, not long links. 2. Justification I found out, that links to comments may be short. For ...
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0 answers
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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 ...
Ned Batchelder's user avatar
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Tell us that POST is required to write

While troubleshooting /posts/{id}/comments/add in order to answer Why am I getting a 404 when trying to post a comment?, it was noticed that the API path in question only responded to POST requests. ...
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1 answer
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OBSOLETE - StackFlair Widget - Highly customizable user flair widget for Android

Screenshot About StackFlair is a highly customizable widget which displays your profile information (flair) from any website that is part of the Stack Exchange Network (http://stackexchange.com/). ★★ ...
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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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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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1 answer
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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 ...
Ionică Bizău's user avatar
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Timeline: Inline view of question revision history

About Timeline lets you navigate through revision history for a question and updates the page in real time. This app can be activated by clicking a bookmarklet while viewing an individual question. ...
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Simple Answer Guessing App - Trivial Pursuit: Edition SO

About Stackoverflow Trivial Pursuit This app came about after I read this meta thread feature request by Evan Carroll. The idea is that you can look at questions on Stackoverflow without seeing the ...
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Show number of answers accepted

Screenshot / Code Snippet About Ever wish you could tell more about a user's acceptance rate than just the percentage? Sure, you can hover over the acceptance rate to view the number of questions ...
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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....
Marco Pierucci's user avatar
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1 answer
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Encoding problem while accessing the API using Java

Trying to call an API URL from a Java application, I'm having problems accessing the contents of the URL. I can access other sites through my program but not the Stack Exchange site. But I can call ...
Abheeshta Putta's user avatar
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1 answer
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StackPrinter - This IP has exceeded the request-per-day limit.

I'm having this problem. This IP has exceeded the request-per-day limit I hardly believe that with StackPrinter, I'm depleting 10.000 requests per-day, per-site :). Could you please verify? EDIT: ...
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1 answer
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Strange encoding for JSON output

I'm trying to create an R API. Here's some basic code for processing JSON: library(rjson) fromJSON(readLines("http://api.stackoverflow.com/0.9/stats/", warn=F)) As I look into this, the output of ...
Shane's user avatar
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1 answer
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Stack Exchange login hangs on Windows 10 Mobile?

I am working on a Stack Exchange App (Stack App for Windows 10 PC/Mobile and Windows 8.1 Mobile). I have a user login set up and using the WebAuthenticationBroker in Universal Windows Platform, to ...
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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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StackExchange API's request data is blank in Drupal 7

I'm trying to implement this simple request in Drupal 7 on my local machine: $request = drupal_http_request('https://api.stackexchange.com/2.2/users?order=desc&sort=reputation&site=...
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Would it be possible to create a script that could be run manually to unprotect questions that meet certain parameters?

One of the sites I use has in excess of 10% of their questions protected. It's a small site but this seems like a huge amount, largely due to questions being on the HNQ regularly and attracting many ...
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Implicit OAuth authentication is not redirecting

I'm trying to build a simple iOS application , with login feature to stack overflow network. I've read the documentation and choose to use Implicit OAuth2.0. I've already registered an StackApps, so ...
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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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“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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What's the best way to mashup a social network with StackOverflow?

I’m experimenting with an integration project where I mashup a user’s LinkedIn connections and StackOverflow activity. Are there any relevant APIs on StackOverflow that could be used to integrate ...
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Web SENotify - Stack Exchange website new question notification

Screenshot About This website is a notification tool of new question on Stack Exchange website. License Public Domain Download Download http://senotify.jeb.be/ content (html, css, js from) Platform ...
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Implicit OAuth flow is not working when the user is not logged in.

Here is the URL I am trying to use: https://stackexchange.com/oauth/dialog?client_id=120&scope=read_inbox,no_expiry&redirect_uri=https://stackexchange.com/oauth/login_success This works ...
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please add a key fields to stackauth results

While it is a step in the right direction, the /sites return is missing a vital component: a key field. All of the data currently in /sites is the arbitrary data that can change. We need a constant ...
Sky Sanders's user avatar
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OBSOLETE - CodeChirp - Twitter like post-aggregator and stalker webapplication

CodeChirp About CodeChirp is a twitter-like web-based question/answer/comment aggregator, that queries Stack Exchange sites, and shows the results as twitter-like posts. People can subscribe to users,...
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