Nathan Osman
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Is there a way to programmatically access chat?
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There is no official API provided for the chat network. As Marc's answer mentions, there are a number of community efforts to bridge the gap: Go go-sechat JavaScript ChatBot ChatExchange ...

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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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Suggestion : a site to access all of our sites questions/reputation
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Oh man! I just started working on this! Stay tuned... it's coming in a day or two. (Gotta beat code poet!) ...and done! Here it is: OBSOLETE - StackCenter - your one-stop app for everything Stack ...

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How to monitor answers/comments on all of my multiple Stack Exchange accounts?
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Well it won't notify you, but StackCenter may be close to what you're looking for. (Dead app and dead site) It combines the recent information in all of your associated accounts and displays it all ...

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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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Freehand Circles Drawing Tool
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status-completed! This looks really neat! I'm glad to see that someone has brought my original idea back to life and your code looks a lot cleaner and simpler than mine :) I tried running the script ...

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Is there an api to post questions without using the websites interface?
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I already tried this. Complete exasperation with sending POST requests to StackOverflow - Meta Stack Exchange. So it's v2.0 or nothing.

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Is it really worth to (implicitly) discourage documentation of API/library usage nowadays already?
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As Jeff mentioned in the comment of my other answer, this information would be best put elsewhere... so... I have set up a MediaWiki installation for this here: http://stackoverflow....

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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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How to search my threads based on some key words?
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You can search any Stack Exchange site for some keywords using the /search method: http://api.[site].com/1.1/search?intitle=[search string] According to the usage documentation, the intitle ...

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trying to query answers for a question using the stack.php
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First of all, you should be using the latest version of Stack.PHP, which is version 0.5. You can download a tarball here: https://launchpad.net/stackphp/0.5/0.5/+download/stackphp-0.5-source.tar.gz ...

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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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Get API responses in formats other than JSON
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The API only returns data in JSON format - you must perform any conversion yourself. Here is the source code for a PHP app I wrote a while back that converts the JSON returned by the API to XML: ...

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What is the unix epoch date, range [0, 253,402,300,799] in the API docs?
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These are Unix timestamps. They represent the number of seconds that have passed since the Unix Epoch, which occurred at 12:00 am UTC on January 1, 1970. You can convert a human-readable date to / ...

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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 do you list you stack exchange apps
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"How are supposed to find this page?" There is a link to the page for registering an application on Stack Apps directly on the site home page:

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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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Stack Overflow Firefox Extension
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You do not need to use authentication to simply access a user's reputation with version 2.1 of the Stack Exchange API. The URLs have changed slightly, so instead of this: http://api.stackoverflow....

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What sizes are the images available through the /sites endpoint?
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"Are any of the fixed size?" I can't really answer that question directly, but for reference, the dimensions of the images supplied by the API for Stack Overflow are as follows: Image: ...

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Stack.PY - A Python Module for Accessing the Stack Exchange 2.1 API
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Example of Explicit Authentication: Explicit authentication is relatively straightforward with Stack.PY. Assuming you have already registered your application, the instructions look something like ...

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Ruby wrapper for stackoverflow api - Serel, Pilha
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Although I don't use Ruby (and consequently have not used the two libraries you've mentioned), I'm going to guess that the problem is that you aren't specifying a filter that includes body. By ...

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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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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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How can I get beta sites to show on StackApplet (v1.5.1)
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You are essentially asking two different questions here and I will do my best to answer both of them. Towards the right of the preferences page, you will find an option to change the refresh rate (...

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Can I place my Android application here?
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If the application makes use of the Stack Exchange API, the answer is a definite "yes." According to the FAQ: If your question is about … the Stack Exchange API applications built on the ...

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MetroSE: A Windows 8 Stack Exchange App
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This is neat! Here are some questions / suggestions / feedback: Logging in with a custom OpenID is a little difficult: As you can see, it is hard to type into the box. Perhaps some padding can be ...

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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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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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