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/users/{id}/badges id parameter clarification

On /users/{id}/badges, the description of the id parameter a semicolon delimited list of user ids diverges from the inferred standard for multi-valued parameters: A single primary key identifier or ...
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`type=jsontext` JSON results for help pages

It would greatly simplify machine reading if we could apply type=jsontext to API help pages, including the index. Update: Here's an unofficial JSON schema for v1.x.
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Position required parameters at the top of help pages

The required id parameter for ...a lot of API routes... is now placed at the bottom of the page. It makes more sense to place required parameters at the top of the page with a slight separation, like ...
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Do tags have "Id" field?

According to help page, there is no "Id" field. But I am just wondering if there id "Id" field for tags, can we get it through API too?
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Why are Stack Exchange API methods named like this

I'm curious about https://api.stackexchange.com/docs . I looked up and studied the naming convention to make a REST api. I've seen that in the naming convention, don't use verbs and in the case of the ...
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I don't think this tag was [release]d properly

The release tag seems redundant. Let's review it for burnination: Does it describe the contents of the questions to which it is applied? and is it unambiguous? No, it doesn't. We already have tags ...
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Hidden page tracks Read/Unread Inbox items better than API or Inbox?

How does this hidden page (stackexchange.com/topbar/inbox) know which Inbox notifications I have/haven't opened? Both the drop-down inbox and the API (ie, api.stackexchange.com/docs/me-inbox) seem ...
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Get all questions of a particular tag in API 2.2 in PHP

I'm trying to get all the questions for documentation on Meta Stack Overflow in PHP. The code I'm using is as follows: <?php $feed = file_get_contents('https://api.stackexchange.com/2.2/...
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Stack Exchange App for Windows 7

I was just wondering If anyone had made a Stack Exchange app for Windows 7 like can be accomplished in Chrome but without needing to have any software like Chrome installed. If such an app does not ...
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Has someone implemented code(in javascript) to get last seven days consolidated reputation thorough API?

I am trying to get user's reputation for last seven days. I want to get total reputation user has earned on specific day. Has someone implemented a way to do this in javascript? I know I can do this ...
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Stack over flow stack graph?

What is the most popular language on the last 100 stackoverflow's questions ? This page provide you a visualization of stackoverflow's last questions sort by the 10 most popular tags. http://www....
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How should we announce updates to our apps, scripts, libraries, etc?

Is there a recommended best way to let the stackapps community know that we've released an updated version of one of our projects? We can edit the project's page and bump the version number, but this ...
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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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Has anyone made a wordpress plugin for stack api?

Just wondering if as it would be nice to put a widget on a wordpress post that allows people to add new questions and answer them right there in the blog.
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Using Stack API for a Forum?

I don't know if this is the right stack site to ask this... Would it be possible to build a forum using the stack API? Would it even make sense?
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I am planning to build a Windows 7 gadget for Stack Exchange.

Hello, I am planning to start development of a windows 7 gadget for stack exchange.Specifically stack overflow. I would like some guidance, on where to get good designs, HCI patterns, etc for the ...
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Locked vs Closed

Whats the difference between locked and closed API wise. What I mean is why is this question locked: https://money.stackexchange.com/questions/4755/should-i-get-a-credit-card-closed But this one ...
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Any CSS ninjas want to help me style my sample app?

I really am horrible at CSS. I am making a SO clone example application that will eventually consume as much of the StackOverflow.Net API as possible. Although it is a clone, I am not expecting it to ...
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Truly unanswered questions

Clicking "unanswered" shows you questions w/o ACCEPTED (upvoted) answers, but has someone written a script/site that shows you questions w/ NO answers, upvoted or otherwise? It seems easy to code ...
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Does an access using the API count towards the user's consecutive days total?

Supposing I knock up a quick Python script that uses Py-StackExchange (or similar) to visit stackoverflow, retrieve a recent question, etc.; and then run a cron job to do this a couple of times a day.....
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Searching answers with API

I'm very new to the API and I was looking for a way to get answers of a user. E.g. something like if you click on a tag in your tags section of your profile. For questions this seems to be quiet easy ...
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Is there an app to monitor reputation and new answers/comments?

Is there a desktop app that will alert me when my reputation changes, and when I have a new answer or comment on any of my questions?
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r.e. /stats fields.

I see we are getting some meta data in stats now. This is good. I see the api path in there, but I have to assume that it is simply part of the record that is being output and is not intended as a ...
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API v2.1 supports write access, but is anyone using it?

Over the weekend, I attended an NHS "Hackday" where we tried to solve a problem one of the junior doctors brought. We hacked together a stack exchange alternative for medical doctors to ask questions. ...
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A way to mimic the "share a link to this answer" dialog from a user script?

I would like to make a browser "user script" (like Greasemonkey etc) that can pop open a window with a text field for the user to select and copy so they can paste it elsewhere. I want to match the ...
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Which of the Ruby libraries/wrappers for the Stack Exchange API is most complete?

There seem to be a number of Ruby libraries: Pilha or Rubyoverflow. Has anyone used either of these? What are their strengths and weaknesses? Which is more actively maintained?
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Seamless authentication between my site and StackOverflow

I'm planning on using WS-Trust and SAML to authenticate users to my site and haven't really explored other options. What should I learn (or do) to enable a mostly seamless end user transition from my ...
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What about actually identical requests?

Now, it says here that I should not make lots of semantically equivalent requests. It also says that there is a lot of caching. So I was wondering, what about exactly identical requests. Should I wait ...
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client-side extension to remember personal voting history

As far as I can reconstruct, the user profile once had a votes tab, where anyone could see their own votes. That functionality was removed at some point, and is unlikely to return. Reference: https:/...
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Where are stackoverflow buttons/widgets?

I'm building a simple paste app for long error logs (errorpaste.appspot.com). A user can post error logs and descriptions of them. Now I want to add a Stack Overflow button or any widget so that the ...
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Site Icon Hash in stackauth.com/sites

How do I cache the images properly, I think asked this somewhere before, but it hasn't affected me until gameing site went out of beta. It's HTTP headers or something isn't Ok I used George's answer ...
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site status: Closed_beta

Will stackauth ever show a site as closed_beta? Is there much point if it's closed?
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Delay from editing question to seeing the edit in API

Sure a delay of about a minute is not much, but when you consider that if you post a question the API sees it immediately, and often something using the API is ahead of the stackoverflow site, then it ...
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Scratch Pad Wiki Question

This q is for use by anyone who needs to modify, add or delete an answer or to modify the q to update the last_activity field. Leave this description, but otherwise have at it.
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/questions/tagged/{tags} - tags param clarification

This API method has been removed as of Jul 16 '10. The original question is preserved below for posterity. It is not clear what a "list" of {tags} looks like. Does this parameter follow the ...
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I need Testers, anyone want to be the First?

I will be needing testers for my app "Stack Bridge". If anyone want to be the first to destroy, I mean test my app, let me know.
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Are the inbox routes (`inbox_item`) missing some item types?

Should there be more options for item_type in the "inbox" routes (they return inbox_item)? Shouldn't they return answer and edit suggested like the site's global inbox does? As shown in this ...
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Helping people is 'noise or pointless'?

How to batch up multiple id requests to maximize economy and still avoid (400) Bad Request [closed] closed as noise or pointless by Kevin Montrose♦ Aug 16 at 23:15 This question does not add anything ...
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