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Flack Overstow - Generate spam from Stack Exchange posts

Online demo courtesy of Nathan Osman: http://quickmediasolutions.com/flack Note: this tool now works with all Stack Exchange sites. Just paste the URL of your profile and the app will take care of the ...
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158 votes
15 answers
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OBSOLETE - Six to Eight: An iPhone client

Six to Eight no longer functions, and has been discontinued. This is due to the shutdown of the v1 SE API. Given that SE has now developed their own iOS client, I don't see myself updating Six to ...
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SymbolHound: Search Stack Overflow for special characters

About See symbolhound.com SymbolHound is was a search engine that doesn't ignore special characters. I was always frustrated that I couldn't search for symbols like >> and && using ...
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OBSOLETE - SE Editor Toolkit

Looking for Maintainer I have not had the capacity to maintain this project in any meaningful way, but the source code is quite clear and reasonably well documented. If you would be interested to ...
Jakub Hampl's user avatar
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4 answers
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StackFlair - **Defunct** Generate flair for your Stack Exchange associated accounts

Note: This app, and the associated website have been offline since 2012. The GitHub project may still be useful to you. Sample flair styles: About There have been several requests on Meta ...
Rebecca Chernoff's user avatar
59 votes
4 answers
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OBSOLETE - Droidstack for Android - now with chat support! [closed]

Obsolete - coded for decommissioned version of the API. This app unmaintained since Feb 2011. Source code still available; all other links dead or empty. Current status I'm not actively maintaining ...
Felix's user avatar
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22 answers
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OBSOLETE - Elections Statistics page for Stack Exchange sites

Obsolete: The site has been down hard for a couple of years. Reference: Shog9's answer on Meta SE The GitHub issue The Stack Exchange Elections Statistics Page is a simple single-...
Yi Jiang's user avatar
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9 answers
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OBSOLETE - New Q! - Google Chrome Extension notifies you of new questions of interest and inbox messages

Obsolete. Code last updated 7 years ago. Chrome store links are long dead. Source code still available though. Screenshots A new question notification in Chrome 6 in Windows XP A new answer and ...
Adam's user avatar
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11 answers
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OBSOLETE - Soapi.CS : A fully relational fluent .NET Stack Exchange API client library

Soapi.CS for .Net / Silverlight / Windows Phone 7 / Mono as easy as breathing...: var context = new ApiContext(apiKey).Initialize(false); Question thisPost = context.Official .StackApps ....
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OBSOLETE - Stack2Blog - Turning your answers into blogs (For "sale")

Stack2Blog for Sale Hi everyone! Since we're working on a few other projects, we haven't worked on Stack2Blog in a while. We still think it can be useful, especially with the rise of platforms like ...
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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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10 answers
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OBSOLETE - Stack Exchange Notifier Chrome Extension

#Obsolete: Links are dead; no source code. About Stack Exchange Notifier is a handy extension for Google Chrome browser that displays your current reputation, badges on Stack Exchange sites and ...
Vladyslav Tserman's user avatar
38 votes
0 answers
7k views

OBSOLETE - StackAnywhere - A Stack Exchange client for Android

Discontinued In light of the release of the official Stack Exchange app, which has far more functionality, there seems little point in releasing further updates for StackAnywhere. I've made the ad-...
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OBSOLETE - StackTrace for iPad

StackTrace for iPad is now available in the App Store No longer in the iTunes store. With StackTrace, we have taken a unique approach to consuming Stack Exchange content. Instead of focusing on ...
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StackWrap4J Java wrapper

The StackWrap4J 1.0.1 jar is now available! (See the changelog) Sample Code / Screen Shot The following code snippet was used to test the wrapper in the Android emulator: TextView text = (TextView)...
Bill the Lizard's user avatar
32 votes
1 answer
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OBSOLETE - ChatSEy - An Android App for SE Chat

App removed Now that we have a mobile chat that doesn't suck, I've taken this down. Screenshot About Completely overhauled styles, including default and dark themes Reply to, star and flag ...
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1 answer
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OBSOLETE - Add Timeline and R​‌​‌​‌e​‌visions links

Obsolete: The links are dead, but the forked script in the answer(s) may still work. Screenshot / Code Snippet About Add revision links, and timeline links on all questions post menus. Intended ...
YOU's user avatar
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30 votes
2 answers
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OBSOLETE - Stack Favorites: A basic organizer of your Stack Overflow favorites

App no longer available for use and not in development. Screenshot / Code Snippet About This basic website allows users to organize their Stack Overflow favorites by tags, or search through ...
Anton's user avatar
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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 ...
Sky Sanders's user avatar
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OBSOLETE - Duplicate Question Suggestion Boxes

Screenshot About Duplicate Question Suggestion Boxes is a UserScript for any Stack Exchange site that makes it extremely simple to check for duplicate questions for a post. In the left side it shows ...
Tamara Wijsman's user avatar
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0 answers
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OBSOLETE - Stackwise: a beautiful way to browse Stack Exchange sites

Obsolete: App not available, nor maintained for years. Source code not available. Stackwise: a new Stack Exchange browser for iOS devices. New features (v1.3) Now with full iOS 7.0 support! Also, ...
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21 votes
3 answers
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Should there be a discovery API?

It would seem to me that a simple API that return an array of the API base URL and perhaps the common name of the sites that support the API would be valuable. Is this sensible? EDIT: This is what I ...
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OBSOLETE - A Stack of Twits - Tweeting all over your stack

OBSOLETE - Domain is no longer working and Twitter account hasn't been active since 2010. Get tweets about new questions on Stack App sites About I am fed up sitting all day refreshing the home ...
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20 votes
3 answers
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OBSOLETE - StackCenter - your one-stop app for everything Stack Exchange

OBSOLETE: The site and app have been down for years. Update: StackCenter has been completely rewritten to use Soapi.JS2. I have also made some changes to the UI. Screenshot About StackCenter is a ...
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OBSOLETE - StackImage - Generating Images of Questions and Users [Now with Global Flair!]

RIP June 23, 2010 - July 4, 2013 All of the features that StackImage provides are either available with the built-in flair on each Stack Exchange site or provided by StackImage's successor: ...
Nathan Osman's user avatar
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19 votes
2 answers
727 views

OBSOLETE - SOAPI-WATCH: A realtime service that notifies subscribers via Twitter when the API changes in any way

Obsolete: This app no longer works. It uses a version of the API that was decommissioned in May of 2014. Links and the domain are also long dead. SOAPI-WATCH This post was one of the two that were ...
Sky Sanders's user avatar
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18 votes
3 answers
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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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18 votes
0 answers
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Stack Exchange Java client library

Sample Code /** * The following will print out the current stats for the * Stack Overflow site (stackoverflow.com). */ public class Example { public static void main(String[] args) { ...
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OBSOLETE - soapi-notify : Stay ahead of the pack with new question notification V1 release

Obsolete: This app no longer works. It uses a version of the API that was decommissioned in May of 2014. soapi-notify Stay ahead of the pack soapi-notify is an easy to use windows application ...
Sky Sanders's user avatar
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17 votes
2 answers
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OBSOLETE - Swatch: A Firefox plugin for monitoring Stack Exchange sites for interesting changes

Screenshots About A Firefox extension that lets you monitor your account activity on any Stack Exchange site that support the Stack Apps API. Automatically refreshes on a set interval to display ...
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17 votes
2 answers
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OBSOLETE - SOStacked: Stack Exchange iPhone client

OBSOLETE - App is not available anymore and website is down. Screenshots About Awesome feature set. Powerful search, beautiful display Pick your favorite and ignored tags Log into your account, ...
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17 votes
0 answers
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OBSOLETE - SOAPI-EXPLORE: Self-updating single page JavaSript API test harness

SOAPI-EXPLORE this post was one of the two that were listed regarding SOAPI. For a full overview of the SOAPI eco-system see What is SOAPI and why should I care? For a more robust API discovery tool ...
Sky Sanders's user avatar
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16 votes
1 answer
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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....
Nathan Osman's user avatar
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15 votes
1 answer
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OBSOLETE - Stack Overflow ebooks for Kindle

Obsolete: Links are dead, except for the source code which is very dated. Screenshots About These books contain the top questions from a selection of the top tags on Stack Overflow. The top ...
Greg Hewgill's user avatar
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15 votes
1 answer
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OBSOLETE - SkillRep - experiment in computing a skill focused reputation

Update: Now offline/closed. See the answer, below. Reputation, on the Stack Overflow Site, is mostly a measure of a user's contribution. That's fine but sometimes, when looking at a user you ...
Denys Séguret's user avatar
15 votes
1 answer
397 views

OBSOLETE - SOREP: Trilogy Site Ranking - For those who need to know

Note, all of the app links, below, are dead. And the domain is parked. SOREP is a service that does a nightly index of all users ordered by reputation and makes that information available via REST. ...
Sky Sanders's user avatar
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14 votes
2 answers
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OBSOLETE - Search Stack Exchange Network of Q&A sites instantly with SEInstant

#Obsolete - Site long dead; no source code available. Was written for decommissioned version of the API. About Stack Exchange search results are now fast, faster, instant! :) Following on the heels ...
Vladyslav Tserman's user avatar
14 votes
0 answers
204 views

OBSOLETE - 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 ...
Nathan Osman's user avatar
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13 votes
1 answer
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OBSOLETE - SOAPI-DIFF: Your app broke? Check SOAPI-DIFF to find out what changed in the API

OBSOLETE - the website soapi.info is down. SOAPI-DIFF Soothe your beta api blues with a DIFF view of the entire API compared to the last changed version. Instantly identify added/removed/changed ...
Sky Sanders's user avatar
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OBSOLETE - StackBerry application for BlackBerry

OBSOLETE - website and source code repository are down Screenshot / Code Snippet (source: livinloud.ca) About I created this app because I always wanted to create an open source application. But I ...
Michael B.'s user avatar
12 votes
1 answer
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OBSOLETE - Review Stalker user script

Update: I don't have time to fix it at the moment and have also come to doubt the sustainability of this approach since putting it online, so I tagged it as obsolete. This is a very basic user script ...
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12 votes
1 answer
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OBSOLETE - See the SOX post -- Side By Side Editing [duplicate]

This script no longer works and is no longer supported. See the Stack Overflow Extras (SOX) for this functionality. Screenshot About This userscript adds a button to the editor toolbar ('Toggle ...
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12 votes
0 answers
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OBSOLETE - Restore syntax highlighting on review and revision pages

Obsolete This script is now obsolete; a permanent fix has been implemented by Stack Exchange. About Some time ago, Stack Exchange moved to highlight.js v11. One of the breaking changes of this ...
double-beep's user avatar
12 votes
0 answers
3k views

OBSOLETE - StackX - Android application for Stack Exchange (Free) (UI and optimization upgrade)

Update: 4/15/2013: Screenshots updated according to latest layout An android application that will allow the user to browse through all of stack exchange websites using API v2.1. Browse any of the ...
Prasanna's user avatar
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11 votes
0 answers
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OBSOLETE - so++ - C++ Library

Obsolete: Coded for a decommissioned version of the API. Source code might be adaptable though. (source: DEAD LINK: quickmediasolutions.com) Code Snippet #include <sopp/sopp.h> ... sopp::...
Nathan Osman's user avatar
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10 votes
2 answers
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OBSOLETE - StackBook - let your Online Community friends know what you're doing on Stack Overflow

About StackBook helps mashup service for you let your Online Community (right now only Facebook) friends know what you're doing on Stack Overflow. License MSPL Access http://stackbook.mourfield.com/ ...
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10 votes
0 answers
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OBSOLETE - Official Stack Overflow iOS App

Screenshots About Stack Overflow is the can’t-code-without-it site where professional and enthusiast programmers ask their toughest questions and get answers from their peers. Learn, share and ...
Brian Nickel's user avatar
10 votes
0 answers
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OBSOLETE - Live Home Page - Never touch the refresh button on the home page of a Stack Exchange site again!

Feature implemented and this script retired This script is no longer needed since this feature is now built-in. This post will remain here for historical purposes. About Live Home Page is a ...
Nathan Osman's user avatar
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10 votes
0 answers
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OBSOLETE - StackImage 2 - Create Your Own Unique Custom Flair!

Examples http://stackimage2.quickmediasolutions.com/4dd2fde77a2ca/stackoverflow/193619 http://stackimage2.quickmediasolutions.com/4dd3772eb3ae6/cooking.stackexchange/60 http://stackimage2....
Nathan Osman's user avatar
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10 votes
0 answers
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OBSOLETE - Stack Addict: Always-on StackExchange question viewer (Chrome Extension)

Stack Addict is a question-list widget accessible at any time, from any page you're on. Pressing a simple keyboard-shortcut brings up the question viewer, from which you can search, sort, and filter ...
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