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Stack Overflow API

Stack Overflow is a collaboratively edited question and answer site for programmers. The Stack Overflow API allows users to interface with the site through commands such as Getting comments by ids, Getting question summary information and more. The Stack Exchange API is based on standard HTTP and URLs and responses are in JSON. Users are allowed 10,000 requests/day with API key.

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Stack Overflow: Highlights

Summary
Programming question and answer site
Category
Answers
Tags
Protocols
REST
Data Formats
JSON, JSONP
API home
http://stackapps.com/ 

Stack Overflow: Specifications

Functionality

Client Install Required
 

Signup and Licensing

Signup Requirements
Account with service, API Key  
Developer Key Required
Yes  
Account Required
Yes  
Commercial Licensing
 
Provider
stackoverflow.com  
Non-Commercial Lic.
 
Data Licensing
 
Usage Fees
 
Program Fees
 
Certification Program
 
Usage Limits
10,000 requests/day 
Terms of Service
 

Security

Authentication Model
API Key 
SSL Support
 
Read-only Without Login
 

Support

Vendor API Kits
 
Community API Kits
 
API Blog
 
Site Blog
blog.stackoverflow.com/ 
API Forum
 
Developer Support
 
Console URL
 

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