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For apps that don't quite work yet, but need a registered Stack Apps post for WRITE ACCESS. If you're following a tutorial which asks to post a placeholder app here to obtain WRITE ACCESS, that's fine, but please delete it after you're done.

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What to do about the tsunami of placeholder apps created because of a poorly written tutorial?

Last months, we're seeing more and more placeholder apps created by people who are following a certain Android tutorial. I'm not going to give examples because it's really hard not seeing them. I feel ...
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My app has to be published first? But it's still under development

Okay, I want to build an App that allows me to create questions on Stack Exchange. I registered it here on Stack Apps but now when I want to create a question I get this message: { "error_message": ...
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Is it appropriate to register for a "Dev" app key?

When an app is in early development stages, it is quite common not to have an Icon, a Name, a Website, or even a description. I'm considering registering one key which I could use in all my Alpha ...
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PLACEHOLDER - Broken Link Repairer

In the coming weeks, I'll be modifying the Broken Image Repairer so that it can be used to mass-edit broken links. Examples where it could be used: German Language: canoo.net has been moved to ...
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PLACEHOLDER - Export to Google Docs™

Export posts to Google Drive™ Initially, the idea was to use Google Apps Script to export a Stack Exchange post to Google Docs. Currently, the app can export to plain text, HTML and Google Document ...
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PLACEHOLDER - How to get write_access to comment/answer on Stack Exchange

I'm trying to integrate the Stack Exchange API into my web app so I can fetch all posts as well as I can post answer or comments on them. I have successfully got access_token for no_expiry and ...
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