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API "Hello World" code

The Stack Exchange API is based on HTTP and URLs, just like the web page you're browsing now. Except instead of HTML, the responses are all in JSON. Let's say we wanted to call the /info method: https:...
25 votes
1 answer
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My app has to be published first? But it's still under development

Okay, I want to build an App that allows me to create questions on Stack Exchange. I registered it here on Stack Apps but now when I want to create a question I get this message: { "error_message": ...
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22 votes
3 answers
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Changing the display of the apps tab

We're looking at changing the front page of Stack Apps to look more like a proper app "marketplace" and less like a run of the mill Stack Exchange site. Proposal (third draft) This would ...
19 votes
1 answer
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What to do about the tsunami of placeholder apps created because of a poorly written tutorial?

Last months, we're seeing more and more placeholder apps created by people who are following a certain Android tutorial. I'm not going to give examples because it's really hard not seeing them. I feel ...
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11 votes
2 answers
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Rep Change Notifier for Android

About Just a simple Python script I threw together to notify me through my Android phone if my reputation is changed. I created it for my own personal use but figured I might as well throw it out ...
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78 votes
0 answers
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StackStalker: Be Notified When Your Question Is Updated (Chrome Extension)

StackStalker Monitor any question from any Stack Exchange site and see when it is updated. Latest version: 3.0.2 | Updated: May 5, 2017 Minor bug fix to work on https sites. Rewritten from near-...
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3 votes
2 answers
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Stack Apps updated site theme is ready for testing!

As part of implementing the new unified themes across the network, we're gradually rolling out updated site themes for each site. As of today, we have enabled your updated site theme for testing. If ...
5 votes
2 answers
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How can I introduce my Stack Overflow app to other users?

Recently, I created a project to manage and extract questions from Stack Overflow and convert those to PDF docs. I put it on GitHub. I think this project could be improved and could be very helpful ...
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2 votes
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Stack Overflow offline PDF question reader

About Using a keyword, the Stackoverflow Offline Reader WinForm app loads all the questions and their answers into a single pdf file and displays the pdf (if you have a reader installed). Questions ...
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13 votes
1 answer
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Editor buttons for injecting documentation links

I wrote a small user script for adding some buttons to the question editor. The idea came up a few times on Meta Stack Overflow and Stack Overflow, and I just wanted to share a rough version to get ...
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4 votes
0 answers
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Stack Flower: a simple Android app for searching Stack Overflow

Stack Flower is a simple Android app for browsing Stack Overflow, with some useful search customization options. You can easily make queries like Posts from this week tagged "android", ranked by ...
5 votes
1 answer
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Script to add a "Related Tags" module for search on all Stack Exchange sites

Screenshot / Code Snippet About Back in May A.Danesh asked "How can I see related tag for a search query?". I didn't actually see this question at the time but by September I started wondering the ...
4 votes
1 answer
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Drafting users for testing in Alpha/Beta stage?

I finally stopped stagnating long enough to start working on an application for Stack Apps using the API. Development is going well and within the next 6 to 8 weeks there will be enough functionality ...
4 votes
1 answer
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Does Stack Apps have some special rep and Community Wiki modifications?

I have posted a "question" (actually an app) on Stack Apps, and received two upvotes on it. Each gave me 10 reputation. This runs counter to every other Stack Exchange site - and, indeed, the Stack ...
0 votes
1 answer
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Where is "Stack Exchange API Documentation" listed?

I have followed How to list your application/library/wrapper/script here to list my application. In https://stackapps.com/users/apps/{my-user-id} , I find that I have given it access to "Stack ...
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14 votes
0 answers
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Stack Apps Listing Wizard - Making it easier to list your application right here on Stack Apps

Screenshot About Listing an application here on Stack Apps can be a lot of work. First you have to visit this question and copy the markdown. Some of those fields don't apply to UserScripts and some ...
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0 answers
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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 ...
7 votes
0 answers
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Stackopedia - all the answers to the questions you never asked

Screenshots Splashscreen Random Questions Settings About An Android app that shows a random high voted question and its best answer each time you launch it. A really different way to learn new ...
1 vote
1 answer
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How to license applications?

I registered on http://stackapps.com few days ago. I have written several applications that I want to place on this site. But I have a question -- how can I license my applications?
4 votes
1 answer
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How to 'publish' an app after the development is complete?

I followed the steps and created a StackApp (registering a new OAuth app) and added a StackApp post as per question - My app has to be published first? But it's still under development Now that my ...
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1 vote
1 answer
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Where can I find login api for logging in stackexchange?

I need my bot (me) to login without myself involved in it. I've set up my node server, but now I can't figure out how to login. I'll need fkey to connect to socket, and for that I feel I'll need to ...
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4 votes
0 answers
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Get our Stack Exchange inbox as native notification on Chrome

About I'm new to the Stack Exchange sites. So I was looking for Chrome Extensions get make my experience better. I searched for a simple and good looking Notification app. I found nothing so I make ...
7 votes
0 answers
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Adjusting the question templates to better accommodate placeholders

From time to time, we see users posting placeholder questions using one of the templates. They have no useful information to add, so they just leave the template as is, which is very logical behaviour....
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1 vote
1 answer
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Is my script's API usage okay?

I've written a short Python script to help people review C and C++ questions on Code Review. It uses the API version 2.2. I've already asked there for a review of that Python code, but I would ...
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2 votes
1 answer
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Can I make a Private Application?

I wish to access the API from a purely internal application; no visible app to the public, no promotion, no OAuth. That seems impossible via the key registration form; am I missing something?
1 vote
2 answers
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Why aren't my application icons being used in the "Top Apps" list?

I've got application icons listed for each of my apps, but the "Top Apps" list shows the default "pages with gears" icon instead. Each time I've registered the application before posting a question ...
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3 votes
1 answer
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Why does dropdown comes in "Rev" when we edit published app?

I have published an app and editing it. One new "Rev" tab is created and it is giving me a dropdown as shown here. Why it is being created here? It is not created in any other Stack Exchange websites ...
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