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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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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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“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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Are there more implementation samples with Stack Exchange API 1.0? How could this API useful to me or my users?

I'm looking at how the Stack Exchange API could be useful in my site. Is it fair to say I am in read-only mode when I search for results? What is some envisioned use-case scenarios for this? I ...
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stack overflow data dump utility error - mysql

I have the SODDI v.11 utility (although the screen says v.10) I also have the SODD from 092011. When I try to import the SF/MSF data, I get: Table 'SF.VoteTypes' doesn't exist. It creates the SF ...
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All Your Stack Posts

Screenshot (click to full resolution) About WordPress plugin inspired by the Meta question How can I download my content from a beta site?. Intended as a mean to export all of a person's ...
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Do I need permission to use the SE API for a commercial app?

I recently developed a mobile app using the publicly available API of one of the Stack Exchange sites. Do I need to obtain permission from Stack Exchange before releasing the app to the public? Can I ...
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How to use /me to display my profile data in StackExchange API?

So I'm able to use API calls like: https://api.stackexchange.com/2.2/questions?pagesize=30&order=desc&sort=activity&site=stackoverflow to display a list of questions. This is easy as it ...
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OBSOLETE - StackOverflow Updater.. Update Questions without the refresh

Obsolete: App is long gone from the Chrome store. No source-code available. It was coded for a decommissioned version of the API anyway. SOUpdater - UnRefresh! (1.2) App (Chrome-Extension) ...
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Guidelines on app and library thumbnails

We now have better, user-friendlier display for apps and libraries and scripts: http://blog.stackoverflow.com/2011/02/stack-exchange-api-1-1-and-improved-app-gallery/ We infer a number of things ...
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API Time zone difference problem

I am writing a .NET application with the Stack Exchange API (using the Stacky library) and I am using it to ask the server for some questions that occured in the last hour. However, I and the server ...
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StackMaps - Interactive Maps of Stack Exchange Communities

StackMaps - Interactive Maps of Stack Exchange Communities https://johndbritton.com/stackmaps What Easily view users from your favorite Stack Exchange community on a map. Why I wanted to make it ...
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Provide a way to reset - not invalidate - API tokens

I'm running a service with ~300 write-authenticated access tokens. It's terrifying. As part of running such a service, I'd like to be able to cycle API tokens - so that if, heaven forbid, one made an ...
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Can we specify more than one OAuth Domain?

I would like to use the API from a browser extension. With WebExtensions, I should be able to support Firefox and Chrome with the same code. Chrome provides an identity API for OAuth2, and so does ...
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Is it possible to access data in real-time using the Stack Exchange API?

I want to show an animation of: Questions being asked and answered in the most popular tag Comments being posted New users joining All in real time. Is there access to real-time data?
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Calibre recipe for StackExchange recent question feeds

The Calibre ebook manager has a recipe system to generate ebooks from websites/news feeds in order to read them offline. The following recipe creates an ebook from all StackExchange news feeds: from ...
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Could/Should the API evolve more agile rather than being blocked by v2 writing (and authentication) features?

The activity on Stack Apps has dwindled noticeably; this might be a topic for its own discussion, however I'd like to revisit the API roadmap beforehand to set a proper stage and expectations in this ...
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When does the judging take place?

I am planning to work some more on my apps tomorrow and get some last minute changes implemented. However, I notice that: The API Contest winners will be picked the first week of August. ...which ...
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Genexus StackOverflow

About Inspired by C# StackOverflow I decided to create a bot that would scan for the newly Genexus tagged questions and twit them out loud. Contact Questions, comments? reach out @sebagomez Code ...
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Stack Tunnel - WebGL Visualization for Stack Exchange

Stack Tunnel Screenshots About StackTunnel is a WebGL visualization which displays the latest questions from any Stack Exchange site interactively within your web browser. You can click on the ...
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-430 rep - why?

I just lost 430 rep. from 6777 earlier today to 6347. This seems to be localized to my account only. Why?
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Suggested Edits Queue for Mere Mortals

Screenshot About This Java command-line app gives you access to the Suggested Edits queue using the Stack Exchange 2.0 API. It is ideally suited for users in the 2000 <= reputation < 5000 ...
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Retrieving list of c# questions

I am trying to retrieve list of C# questions using http://api.stackoverflow.com/1.0/questions?title=true&tagged="c#". But I get JSON response related to c questions. Response : { "...
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topstack.io - Learn from some of the most popular questions and answers on Stack Overflow (beta)

Screenshots http://topstack.io About It uses the most popular Stack Overflow questions, and sprinkles it with some spaced recall algorithms. The goal of this spaced recall is to help the student ...
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all api endpoints except api.stackoverflow.com are failing paged requests with HTML 503

UPDATE: I am being told that this is by design. I could not disagree more. The inconsistent 503 throttling issue aside, the API is JSON based. HTML errors serve no purpose in response to an API ...
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Stack Monthly - Best questions in the month

About This website allows user to unearth gems which are hidden due to popular community questions. This is done by only showing most voted questions asked in that month. It allows a user to follow ...
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Vertically Resizable Textareas

Code // ==UserScript== // @name Stack Exchange: Vertically Resizable Textareas // @description Makes Stack Exchange's textareas vertically resizable. // @version 1.2 // @include http://...
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Best way to calculate total badge count in Javascript?

I'm using Javascript and JSONP and want to find-out a user's total badge-count (i'm not using any libraries). At first I naively added up the badge counts individually, but some user's have no badges....
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OBSOLETE - Code Consultant: Jabber bot to help you work through your coding problems

Screenshot / Code Snippet About Have you ever noticed that simple act of describing a problem you can't get past to a co-worker will help you solve the problem, even if they don't say a thing? The ...
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Search for answers/comments under questions with certain tags using the Stack Overflow API?

The advanced search (/search/advanced) API can search for questions by tags. But /users/{ids}/answers API doesn't take tags. I'd like to monitor answers/comments for questions with certain tags. Is ...
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rate-limit per endpoint per IP VS. server apps in hosted environments

I was wondering if the scenario of a server based app that lives in a hosted environment, where a single IP can be shared by many web sites. As I understand the rate-limit as it stands, every site on ...
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Stack Bragger (facebook app to post questions badges)

Screenshot / Code Snippet About Stack Bragger lets you brag to your Facebook friends whenever you ask new questions or earn new badges at StackOverflow, SuperUser or ServerFault. I was looking for a ...
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Soapi.LastSeen - List users by last access time

Soapi.LastSeen About Soapi.LastSeen lists the top 3,000 users of any Stack Exchange site by last access time. License GPL - source code in Soapi.CS demos and provided below. Download Soapi.LastSeen ...
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Pretty StackOverflow

This userscript provides a prettier interface to StackOverflow. (Click for larger image) Installation Stylebot page Userscript install link It also hides notifications. To bring them back, you can ...
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Stack Exchange Alexa Skill

An Amazon Alexa skill to browse hot questions across Stack Overflow and the Stack Exchange Q&A network. With account linking enabled, you can even cast upvotes and downvotes and check your global ...
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Getting started: What kind of thing can we do with the SE-API that we can't do with the SE Data Explorer?

I want to know if my slender grasp of the latter will help me learn about the former.
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How can my app authenticate users with only a Stack Overflow account, using the Stack Exchange OAuth API 2.1?

Recently I registered an app in stackapps.com to provide a way to authenticate users with their Stack Overflow account. Then I noticed that Stack Exchange OAuth only works for users with a Stack ...
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Suggested Edit Queue v2.0

The Sales Pitch This user script enhances the suggested edit queue to remove the usability annoyances we all know and love hate. Suggested Edits will not jump to the top when casting the deciding ...
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StackStatus - Monitor the status of the Stack Exchange API

Note: This service is temporarily offline. The original version was having some problems, and I am also migrating a number of tools from PHP to Python - so expect to see this tool come back to ...
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Stackboard for iOS wants beta testers!

Screenshots   About I'm an iOS developer who likes to make beautiful things. I'm also an avid Stack Exchange user, who has over 13k network rep. I was looking for a nice SE client for my ...
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API V2 Musings: What would you like to see

Answers should take the form of feature requests/modifications that are either obviously beyond the scope of v1 and or have been status-declined or status-deferred They will be indexed here in the Q.