Nathan Osman
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Column 80 - Plain Text optimised Stack Exchange
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Just wanted to give you a heads-up... One of the questions contained <button> in the title, causing the entire rest of the page to be rendered in a button. You might want to run the title ...

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Flack Overstow - Generate spam from Stack Exchange posts
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As requested, here are some good ones I got on Stack Overflow from my posts: Turns out that the problem was that hair-pulling just because I was using Doxygen comments in your source code, you can ...

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SE Editor Toolkit
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Deprecated. I'm afraid I've sort of abandoned my UserScript conversion of this extension. It was quite buggy and extremely difficult to debug. It would take less effort to write a UserScript ...

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Get questions content from StackOverflow API
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First of all, version 1.1 of the API has been deprecated for quite some time now. Users are strongly encouraged to move their applications over to version 2.1. The URL for retrieving information ...

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What is an oAuth domain
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The OAuth domain name is the domain name that will be used to restrict the value of the redirect_uri parameter when authenticating from your application. This is done as a security precaution to ...

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Android app for Stack Overflow
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Existing applications for Android? Simply browse the android tag here. As for writing an Android app yourself, I recommend the following Java library, which has been tested on the Android: ...

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What is stackapps?
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StackApps is a member of the StackExchange network of sites. It is designed for questions about using the Stack Exchange API and reporting any bugs you find in it. A good place to start is here ...

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How to list your application/library/wrapper/script here
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Historical Note StackList is no longer available - the features that made it an attractive supplement to listing your app here have found their way into Stack Apps itself. This answer ...

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Chrome may not allow one-click userscript install now
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Unfortunately the news is bad all around. Sathya has updated the tag wiki for script to include the following paragraph: As of May/June 2012, Chrome no longer allows for direct installations of ...

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API V2 Musings: What would you like to see
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The ability to post questions/answers. This is important for the question-answering robot I'll be making.

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Is there a Stack Exchange icon available?
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Here it is! Dead link: SVG version here Note: the same restrictions on this trademarked icon that apply here, also apply to the icon above.

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OBSOLETE - Build an app with Soapi.JS and gain praise and adulation. And some rep
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Here is my entry. It basically allows you to embed the open-source ads from Meta in your blog, etc. It is simply a .js file you can include on the page. My evaluation: Soapi.js is a very intuitive ...

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Get a user's "interesting tags"
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This is definitely private and should not be exposed by a read-only API that does not authenticate for that user.

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Can we have subdomains under stackapps.com with application or library names?
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Totally agree with this. (In fact, I would love to see the mobile site become a subdomain of StackOverflow.com!) There should be some sort of criterion for this, such as: The application should have ...

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HTTP 400 "Bad Request" while using "access_token" in request Url
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First of all, I'm guessing the HTTP 400 errors are directly related to the fact that you are transmitting the access_token over standard HTTP instead of HTTPS. The API (if I remember correctly) throws ...

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Is there any API that provides an event mechanism to implement an outlook style alert when new responses are available for a user?
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If you have a valid session cookie for a given user, you actually do have access to the messages in the Stack Exchange dropdown using the following URL: http://stackexchange.com/genuwine This URL ...

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What license is the Stack Exchange API released under? MIT?
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You're talking about a number of things here, so let me see if I can explain them all: The code powering the API is (presumably) written in C# and is closed-source. The content provided by the API is ...

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Area51 does not show up in the associated accounts query
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No, it currently does not. This has been discussed before, and if you really think it needs to be included in the API, you can vote for my feature-request here.

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Add List of Libraries to "Get Started" sidebar
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You know where it would really be noticed? That little announcement strip at the top of the page under the logo. Maybe: Writing an app? Check out the list of libraries.

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Getting started: What kind of thing can we do with the SE-API that we can't do with the SE Data Explorer?
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You can fetch live data for one. The data explorer uses data that is up to a month old.

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OBSOLETE - New Q! - Google Chrome Extension notifies you of new questions of interest and inbox messages
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Here is a screenshot on Ubuntu, as requested: Looks pretty similar to Windows :)

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sechatr - adding Hangouts-style avatars to chat
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What Gets Sent Madara Uchiha posted a comment asking about what information was being tracked. This answer should help clarify what's going on. The Client When the script sends a message to the ...

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API Endpoint Changes Coming In Version 2.0
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I never thought about that — that's a serious problem. I totally understand throwing option #1 and #2 out — they're either impractical or impossible. I strongly suggest going with option #3....

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Getting started: /users/{id}
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"I have established that I need to use this url: https://api.stackexchange.com/2.1/users/1272330?order=desc&sort=reputation&site=stackoverflow ..." That is the correct path to use, but the ...

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How to access my App info
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You can find the page listing all of your v2.0 and v2.1 keys here: https://stackapps.com/apps/oauth

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Software for Javascript?
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Most of the Stack Exchange API can be accessed via simple HTTP GET requests. For example, to view the most recent questions on Stack Overflow, one would fetch the following URL: http://api....

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Get Key for my application
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"When I requested the Key I provided application site. What is purpose of this site ? Can it be just my home page, git account or a personal blog ? Or do I need to implement some functionality on this ...

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Is there a way (or app) to get realtime updates of new questions with a given tag?
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There is an /events route that: "Returns a stream of events that have occurred on the site." Greg Hewgill has created a firehose JSON streaming event service which closely mimics the Twitter ...

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How to limit the number of responses in Stack.PHP?
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As the author of Stack.PHP, I will try to answer your questions. "How do I limit the number of results provided by STACK.PHP..." The API will only return the first 30 items from the result set by ...

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Creating a PHP script to use the stack api
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I would highly recommend using Stack.PHP, a library for the API that I wrote. Writing the code to access the API in PHP yourself will take a considerable amount of time once you add pagination, ...

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