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For (meta) questions about apps, in general, that use or augment Stack Exchange. ... Or about the App listing process here on Stack Apps. ... Use in conjunction with one, or more, of the following tags: [discussion], [support], [meta], [placeholder], [scripts], [libraries]. ... Not for listing apps; use the [app] tag for that.

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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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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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Is there a way to ask general questions within the Stack app?

I just joined Stack Exchange and am using the Android app called "Stack for Stack Overflow" by Tyler Wong. When I try to post a question, I'm forced to select from a number of topic ...
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Is it logical to make two versions of an app, one for prod and one for dev?

Let's say I'm working on an app on a local dev server, localhost:1234 for example. Once I feel ready, I upload any changes to a GitHub repo and have those changes sync with an online website, for ...
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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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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 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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