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Questions about usage of the Stack Exchange API in client-side browser JavaScript.

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StackTack, a JavaScript widget you can stick anywhere

Screenshot / Code Snippet <head> <script type="text/javascript" src="//ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.4.2/jquery.min.js"></script> <script type="text/javascript" ...
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OBSOLETE - Stack Exchange Deleted Question Viewer

READ: THIS DOES NOT WORK. It has been broken by improvements in privilege enforcement. Sorry! The only reason I haven't deleted this post is that it would be particularly cruel for people seeking a ...
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OBSOLETE - Soapi.JS : fluent JavaScript client library for the Stack Exchange API

OBSOLETE This library uses the old API, and the soapi.info domain doesn't work anymore. There's still an archive on CodePlex. Soapi.js If you are looking for a full featured, compact JavaScript ...
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VoteCounts: bookmarklet to display up/down votes even for rep less than 1000

Screenshot / Code Snippet About This small bookmarklet will allow anyone to use the "vulnerability" of the API that it allows you to check the up/down vote count - a feat you could normally achieve ...
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sechatr - adding Hangouts-style avatars to chat

New And Improved! I have rewritten the application and fixed a ton of bugs that were causing issues (and extremely high memory usage). If you ran into trouble before, give the new version a spin! ...
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OBSOLETE - Stack Insight - Track a User's Activity Over all Stack Sites

OBSOLETE - Site is dead. And domain has been un-hosted and/or parked since 2013. Screenshots About Web application to show how all a user has been involve in the different stack sites over time. ...
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Support Cross-Origin Resource Sharing

Currently, the only way to call the API from javascript is to use JSONP, but this can be cumbersome and has security issues. If the following header was included in all API responses, the API could be ...
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OBSOLETE - StackAd - An Easy Way to Display Open-Source Ads on Your Site/Blog

Note: This page is due for an update but until then you can add StackAd to your site by adding: <script type='text/javascript' src='http://files.quickmediasolutions.com/stackad/stackad.min....
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StackCenter 2 - Now in Public Beta!

Visit now: http://stackcenter.quickmediasolutions.com/beta/ Feedback is appreciated! About StackCenter 2 has been brewing for quite some time now. Since the global inbox was introduced, the original ...
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How to call the API via JSONP in Plain Old JavaScript

This tips demonstrates how to call the API in JavaScript without the need of jQuery or other frameworks. In a lot of cases you will find that the JSONP implementations provided in various frameworks ...
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Soapi.JS2: a fully relational JavaScript client library for the Stack Exchange API - beta preview

Soapi.JS2 var context = new Soapi.ApiContext(yourApiKey); context.initialize(function() { context.official.stackApps .Users().ById(14) .invoke(function(users) { ...
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StackBrowser for Ubuntu Touch

About StackBrowser allows you to explore the StackExchange network natively on Ubuntu Touch. Written in QML and JavaScript, it is mostly an excuse to play with the new Ubuntu SDK. Currently you can: ...
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Stack.JS - Powerful Event-driven Library for Accessing the Stack Exchange API in JavaScript.

About Stack.JS is the JavaScript equivalent of Stack.PHP and aims to replicate the request structure of that library as much as possible. The library is still a long ways from being complete but is ...
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ThirdPlace JavaScript chat library

Screenshot / Code Snippet var room = ThirdPlace.Room.GetCurrentRoom(); var message = new ThirdPlace.Message; message.room_id = room.id; message.content = "ThirdPlace.js is a library which abstracts ...
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ArtOfChatbot + Chat API - a customisable chatbot

Stack Exchange chat has no API. While this is not a complete chat API, it introduces a level of control that makes it far easier to run chatbots. About ArtOfChatbot is a two-part creation: a basic ...
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Stack Exchange userscript template / boilerplate

I find it annoying to have to type the entire list of Stack Exchange sites to include every single time I make a new userscript. Furthermore, jQuery isn't automatically included by default. Is there ...
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Getting "application not configured for implicit grants" error trying to setup website

I had a developer setup StackExchange auth for a site last year and that still works fine. I have cloned that site and am in the process of changing out all of the relevant names and keys to the new ...
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StackUnderflow - Greasemonkey/Tampermonkey helper for StackOverflow users

StackUnderflow StackUnderflow is Greasemonkey/Tampermonkey (or compatible) user script that aims to improve your experience with StackOverflow.com. Once it runs, you should easily notice additional ...
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StackTack - George Edison Remix (now with a few extra features!)

Screenshot About StackTack was originally listed here on Stack Apps. The idea was terrific and Soviut did such an awesome job building the application that I decided to fork it. My original ...
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View close votes, reopen votes, and delete votes with insufficient repuation

Screenshot / Code Snippet About This script shows the number of current close votes, reopen votes and delete votes for a question. Works on all Stack Exchange sites. License GNU Lesser General Public ...
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Is it safe to embed my API key into my javascript-only application?

I have an application I'm developing that's pure javascript and consumes the Stack API. My API key is embedded in the source which anyone could read. Is this safe?
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JavaScript SDK-based workflow never pushes message back from OAuth login_success page on Stack Exchange side

I'm using the JavaScript SDK by Stack Exchange provided with the latest API, and despite following the official instructions & examples it doesn't work - it seems there is a bug which breaks the ...
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'The target origin provided does not match the recipient window's origin' message when trying to use localhost

I am trying to experiment with the Stack Overflow API on my localhost and am struggling to get the authentication to complete. Here is my application JavaScript code (note that I am using IBM ...
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OR operator for StackOverflow API

I'm trying to get a list of questions from the SO API for a number of tags, At the moment I am using the ; operator to separate the tags in the URL but the thing is this only brings up questions that ...
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Stack Overflow Tag Manager

Screenshot About Stack Overflow Tag Manager is a Greasemonkey script for expressing your tag preferences, which partly inspired Stack Overflow's own tag preferences feature. Continued benefits over ...
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OBSOLETE - StackAd Scroller

Screenshot About StackAd Scroller is a small web application that scrolls the open source ads from this Meta question. It is highly configurable and makes a nice page to leave your web browser open ...
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Stack Overflow Instant Search

Screenshot About I love the concept of instant search that Google introduced. Stack Overflow Instant Search does exactly that - it brings (almost) instant search to Stack Overflow. The results ...
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JSBeautifier shortcut

This userscript adds a shortcut (CTRL+SHIFT+B) to beautify the selected JavaScript code using the same engine that also runs jsbeautifier.org. You can find the source on GitHub (feel free to fork, ...
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Question Dashboard (Greasemonkey Script)

Question Dashboard for stackoverflow.com (plus meta, serverfault and superuser) - page analyzed and indicators shown at the top of the question, just under the title, for key information. Downloads: ...
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Tab4SE - the TAB key in your post

Tab4SE Screenshot / Code Snippet About Uses SmartTabbing™ technology to enable Tabing (Indent) and Shift+Tabing (Unindent). Can be enabled via the toggle switch in the toolbar (preference is ...
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Injecting HTML Into A Stackexchange Site

I am writing an application that injects some HTML into the page. I was wondering what the policy is for this. Is it ok or generally frowned upon?
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What timezone is used in the API?

When a timestamp is used, for example the fromdate parameter in /questions, what timezone are dates in? Is the number supposed to be in milliseconds or in seconds? To get the current time to pass as ...
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Suggestion Status - a userscript to view the status of your suggested edits

Suggestion Status is a small userscript which displays the status of your suggestions using color codes; , and yet to be reviewed. This allows you to immediately see the status of your suggestions, ...
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Cannot authenticate with OAuth2

I was testing an app and suddenly I can't login any more. Neither my app or the Stack App configuration hasn't changed, so I'm thinking this might be a bug on the API side. The OAuth error seems a ...
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ChatExchange - It is an API for Chat

Code Snippet sendMessage('chat.meta.stackexchange.com', 721, 'Hello @Sha', fkey().fkey) //Sends the message 'Hello @Sha' to Shadow's Den //Must be run in a chat site, due to @Balpha not wanting CORS ...
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QuestionPacker - Packs Question in a Webpage

Screenshot About It is my version of StackTack, which seems to be discontinued. License Inbox Reader is released under the Apache License 2.0. Download You can get QuestionPacker here: http://...
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Stack Exchange API in Chrome extension

How I can connect my extension to the API? I tried to use this example code for connecting: SE.init({ clientId: 1, key: '?', channelUrl: '?', complete: function (data) { alert('...
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Javascript SDK channelUrl for local development [duplicate]

I am trying to get started with the Javascript SDK. I am developing on a web server on my local machine. I get a channelUrl-related error when calling SE.init. My code: SE.init({ clientId: ...
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How to use the StackExchange object on a userscript?

This object seems to be available in all Stack Exchange pages and contains interesting information about the actual page, site, user, among others. Just type StackExchange on the console to check it ...
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StackScript JavaScript Wrapper

Code Snippet Demonstrates the StackUser class: // Global object var ss = new StackScript(''); function GetInfo() { // The provided callback will be called // when the data arrives var ...
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StackExchange API JS SDk

I am planning to write a javascript library as a wrapper over StackExchange API. Currently, every webapp using StackExchange api needs to compile the url and make a GET request (mostly by ajax) which ...
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Want a way to give your user the access token nicely?

Well your wishes have been fulfilled. Over on GitHub is a page ready designed for you to use! It's my SEAuthentication repro. What does it do? How does it work? The essential code is below. There is ...
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Hide unwanted questions (Greasemonkey Script)

About This Greasemonkey script enables you to hide questions you don't want to see. At the moment Stack Overflow gives you the option to "dim" or hide questions with ignored-tags but doesn't allow ...
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Small jQuery plugin for flair

See it in action at http://iamaust.in About I know I know another flair plugin. I made this because I always wanted to write a jQuery plugin and for my new website I needed a Stack Overflow flair that ...
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How to convert a (javascript) date to the API timestamp format?

When I am using this page for the Stack Exchange API /search path, I can see that it is generating time-stamps in this format: fromdate=1380326400&todate=1380412800 What is this date format? How ...
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How do I get a GreaseMonkey/UserScript to interact with the Live Preview?

I've converted a script that I hope to get embedded on a StackExchange site (Lego Answers) to a GreaseMonkey/Userscript but I'd like to get it interacting with the live preview when creating or ...
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Help with javascript SDK configuration

The following problem is REAL! All names have been changed to protect the innocent. I have a site at "http://Something.github.io/MyRepository/Directory/index.html" And I have my app configured like ...
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JSChat, a chatbot library

This project is now abandoned. No support is given. What is JSChat? JSChat is a library to quickly build a chatbot, that can run in a userscript. How does it work? It works by parsing the chat DOM, ...
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How do I actually begin to code, in Node, using the Stack Exchange API?

I am a noob at coding, so forgive me for this rather trivial question. I am trying to make a program that can access the Stack Exchange API. Specifically I want to make a program that gets live ...
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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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