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Where is the usage documentation?

I know this is probably a dumb question, but there's a bunch of documentation and I don't know what to do with this stuff. How do you use the API?
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How to register a Stack App with explicit OAuth 2.0 flow to a third party site?

I am about to integrate a Stack Overflow app to a third party website / integration service (Zoho). The third party website's documentation mentioned that the redirect URL is https://deluge.zoho.com/...
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Having Trouble Setting Up OAuth for App

I am trying to build an app but I can't get the authentication right. I have been following the steps here: https://api.stackexchange.com/docs/authentication I keep getting the below error no matter ...
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How to list your application/library/wrapper/script here

If you've created an application, script, or library for use on the Stack Exchange network, that's fantastic! Now publicize it by creating a question with the correct tag: app https://stackapps.com/...
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How can I see how a Stack Apps summary looks for a particular app?

When using one of the templates (app/library/script) while writing a question here, the top of the post will contain some HTML comments: <!-- thumbnail: https://example.com/some-image.png --> &...
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Misaligned label "Stack Apps Post (optional)" on app information page

When editing the application information (from https://stackapps.com/apps/oauth/), the label for the optional Stack Apps Post is misaligned: It should be left-aligned like the other labels; the only ...
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Use Stack Overflow's authentication API in a browser extension

I want to create a browser extension that reproduce the Stack Overflow navbar (inbox and achievements): I need for that to authenticate the current user using the authentication API. For this step, I ...
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How is the Hot Apps and Libraries list determined?

I was wondering how the Top Apps / Hot Apps and Libraries list is determined. It currently looks like this (click to enlarge): I've tried to compare it with the list of questions tagged app, both the ...
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Does a registered stack apps application have to be a website?

If I've created an application that is not a website, can I still register it and get a key?
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iStack for iPad

iStack iPad currently isn't available on the appstore, it's in development as is getting towards the end of the first version. I'm now starting to look for beta testers, you will need an iPad device,...
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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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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 ...
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Why are 5 IP addresses using my API key?

I have an app that resides on a server. It has only ever accessed the API from 2 IP addresses. The API key has not been shared and there is no client-side code. When I go to /apps however, it says "5 ...
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What is SOAPI and why should I care?

Let me answer the last question first: Why should you care? You shouldn't care unless you are a .NET or JavaScript coder who can leverage robust client access libraries for the Stack Exchange API ...
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Are wrappers considered applications?

I went to get an API key for my StackOverflow C++ wrapper, and discovered that this involves registering an "application". Does the wrapper count as an app?