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Stackpop — Stack Exchange meets OS X Notification Center

Stack Exchange meets OS X Notification Center. Keep up to date with all the most recent activity regarding your questions, answers, and more with Stackpop, an OS X application that lives in the menu ...
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StackGeography, a Stack Exchange question mapping site

Screenshot / Code Snippet About Ever wanted to see just what kind of locations are posting to the various Stack Exchange sites at any given time? Even if you haven't, you'll find it with ...
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Stackoverflow.com Enhancer (sticky top bars)

Screenshot / Code Snippet About Stackoverflow.com Enhancer was created this a while ago, to save me scrolling up and down Stack Overflow, by making the top bars stick to the top of the window ...
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Top Bar for Chat Rooms

As of 1.12, thanks entirely to Shog9's efforts, this now works on Firefox as well as Chrome! Description: Provides a fully functional top bar, including realtime notifications, easy chat server ...
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I downvoted because

What did you do? I made a free thing. http://idownvotedbecau.se/ It's not specifically targeted at Stack Overflow, or at the other Stack Exchange websites, but I made the thing because I wanted to ...
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Find old display names of a user

As observed here, it can be confusing when certain users who had gone months under one name suddenly switched to new names So I've made a simple API-based tool: Old display names of a user It ...
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Chat Reply Helper for Stack Exchange sites

Press : to start replying to a previous message. Press ↑ as many times as you need to mark the desired message. What does it do? First of all, the Chat Reply Helper for Stack Exchange sites provides ...
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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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Duplicate Target Manager

Description This is a userscript that lets you mark questions as commonly used duplicate targets, and replaces the default question search in the close dialog with one that searches through your ...
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Manual Draft Save - Save a draft on demand

Screenshot About This small script adds a save button to the editor bar that allows you to instantly save the contents of the editor as a draft. Although this happens automatically every minute or ...
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Why does the API lack (proper) HTTP cache control headers?

I've just read Kevin's answer to Do I need API key to use StackAuth API? and been quite surprised that the API doesn't seem to facilitate proper HTTP caching already: You really shouldn't be ...
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SOAPI-WATCH: A realtime service that notifies subscribers via Twitter when the API changes in any way

SOAPI-WATCH This post was one of the two that were listed regarding SOAPI. For a full overview of the SOAPI ecosystem see What is SOAPI and why should I care? At four hour intervals, SOAPI-WATCH ...
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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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undercurrent - a few tweaks to the user interface of Stack Overflow

Websites evolve and so does StackOverflow. However sometimes it takes a while for features to mature fully and being subjected to involuntary beta tests can be frustrating. Since merely moaning ...
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StackedDeck: Watch Your Favorite Tags, TweetDeck-Style

Screenshot / Code Snippet About Download StackedDeck StackedDeck allows you to watch as questions with your favorite tags come streaming in. Add as many columns as you like and StackedDeck will ...
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Is there an API to upload images to SE's imgur installation?

Is there an API for uploading images to the StackExchange-specific imgur installation? I could use the main imgur site, but they don't keep the images indefinitely. Use case: It would be ...
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What is an oAuth domain

What is the oAuth domain that is mentioned in the StackApps app registration form? I googled it but couldn't find a good description.
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stacknotify google chrome extension

About Your Stack Overflow notification inbox, right into your browser's toolbar. it checks for new notifications every minute shows a notification badge for new items supports all Stack Exchange ...
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soapi-notify : Stay ahead of the pack with new question notification V1 release

WARNING: 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 ...
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Stack Exchange - Favorite Users

TL,DR: Browser addon that highlights answers and questions by your favorite users! See it in work: And the easy config via user's profile: Just like many other people before us, even we once began ...
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API Endpoint Changes Coming In Version 2.0

As work has progressed on the upcoming second version of our API, we've come to a bit of an impasse that's going to force a semi-radical change. Here's the root of the issue: once you've gotten an ...
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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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RankOverflow: A website to calculate your Stack Overflow reputation rank in all leagues

Screenshot About Rank Overflow is a website to calculate your Stack Overflow reputation rank in all leagues easy and with one click. I created this page because I wanted to know my percentage of my ...
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StackImpact - What's your impact?

Screenshot About I like to make contributions to Stack Exchange, and in return I gain rep. However, I find that rep doesn't really tell the whole story about what my contributions mean to the site. ...
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StackDoc - Adding Stack Overflow data to online documentation

Inspired by Jeff's tweet about crowd sourced documentation I've started a Chrome extension to add data from Stack Overflow to existing online documentation. It's early days at the moment, but I think ...
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StackTack WordPress Plugin - Embed Stack Exchange Questions in Your Blog.

Screenshot About Have you ever asked a question or posted an answer to a question on a Stack Exchange site and said to yourself "I sure would like to share this on my blog?" Well, you could just ...
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StackExchange Theme Switcher

Inspired by this post. Now you too can enjoy the satisfaction of switching SE's themes at will like the devs do, albeit this affects your browser only: This creates a dropdown at the bottom of the ...
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Frequent Message Manager - Easily store and send frequently used messages in chat?

Screenshot About Have you ever said something in chat that made you think "I know I've said this many times before?" Perhaps you have a few common links that you reply to questions with on a ...
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Stack Exchange reputation graph total reputation overlay

Screenshot / Code Snippet About Adds a small box to the global reputation graph to indicate the user's total reputation across all sites where the user has at least 200 reputation. Also displays the ...
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Display absolute timestamps (in local time)

Screenshot / Code Snippet About This script converts relative timestamps to absolute timestamps, displayed in your local time zone. For times less than one hour ago, I leave the "x mins ago" ...
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Show number of answers accepted

Screenshot / Code Snippet About Ever wish you could tell more about a user's acceptance rate than just the percentage? Sure, you can hover over the acceptance rate to view the number of questions ...
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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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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 ...
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Version 1.0 released 9th of July

For a lot of us, that would be next Friday. At some point - most likely after noon PST - version 0.9 of the API will be replaced with the final 1.0 release. There are no expected interface changes ...
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Android app for Stack Overflow

Is there any android app for Stack Overflow available? Which basic features must I include if I develop this app? Ideas are appreciated.
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StackExchange Election: Primary counter

I want to keep an eye on the votes of the ongoing election, but the unsortedness of the list during the primary election phase makes it hard to keep track of anything. So I wrote a quick script that ...
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Dice Stack - Find a random question

DiceStack website (www.isimonbrown.co.uk/dicestack/) Screenshot About Fetches a random question from a Stack Exchange site of your choice. License Free-to-use webapp. Source not available. ...
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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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stackoverflow-java-sdk: a Java wrapper for the Stack Exchange API

I have released a beta snapshot version of a Java wrapper for the Stack Overflow API at http://code.google.com/p/stackoverflow-java-sdk/. Please try it and provide your feedback. Screenshot / Code ...
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Registering app for API 2.0 key without Oauth domain

I'm trying to register an app, but it states that I need to add an OAuth domain. But I have Enable Client Side OAuth Flow disabled, because I don't need it right now. I basically have two questions: ...
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Bug in the StackExchange Api ? getting “could not parse proxy url” when user not logged in

I think I may have stumbled upon a bug in the Stack Exchange JS API I'm having a problem getting its authentication to work properly, and I just discovered that the same problem exist in the official ...
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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/...
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Add a dedicated bot login to Stack Apps

When dealing with chat bots, especially those like SmokeDetector, you'll often want to log in directly from the code. The problem? There's no easy way to do this, especially now that Open ID is being ...
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CopyPastor - Monitoring plagiarized posts on Stack Overflow

Background Guttenberg is a chatbot which reports plagiarized posts on Stack Overflow. CopyPastor is a web dashboard for Guttenberg. Guttenberg sends all the data upon detection of a plagiarized post ...
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Review Stalker Reloaded: A cross-site dashboard for reviews

About Based very loosely on the Review Stalker user script, this script has been rewritten several times since then. Its purpose is to be a one-stop pinned tab, always checking for review ...
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Review Audit Detector

Motivated by the question Would a userscript to determine whether a review is an audit be illegal, I wrote a userscript for this purpose. The algorithm is as follows: If the post score shown in ...
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Unicorn voting animations for everyone! FOREVER! (2014 edition)

var p="http://i.stack.imgur.com/" function t(e,b,a,c,f,g){e=$("<div />").css({width:c,height:f,backgroundImage:"url("+p+e+")",position:"absolute",top:a,left:b,display:"none"}).appendTo("body");...
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Add Share buttons to the “link” box

Spawned by https://meta.stackoverflow.com/q/136760/178438 This script adds share buttons to the "link" box. (They don't come immediately, they are spawned by mouseover) Installation Click here to ...
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jsFiddle preview for Stack Overflow

Screenshot About Adds embedded jsFiddle preview to the questions/answers posts by clicking on Show jsFiddle button License MIT License. Download Direct link at userscripts.org Project at ...
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StackInbox v2.2 - Inbox client for Mac (Now with notifications)

Screenshot Changelog 2.2 Notifications, now you can switch between Inbox items and notifications, unread number will show in the scope bar. More of the preview text is shown. Fixed bug where menu ...

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