API (or Application Programming Interface) is a set of routines and standards set by software for the use of its features for applications that do not intend to engage in the implementation details of software, but only use their services.

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Is there a way to render LaTEX/MathJax for Slack Chatting client (web or app)?

I have a workgroup that uses the Slack chatting app/website/destop version to communicate, and the desire to send usable mathematical expressions across to friends is something we'd like to do there. ...
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Does Linux support self-Encrypted Disk API?

In this article it is shown how easy it is to bypass BIOS ATA passphrases, and it ends with that using the disks self-Encryption Disk (SED) API from within the OS would not give a performance hit. On ...
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How to trick programs into thinking they're running under 32-bit?

Basically I have 3 executables in my Windows 7 64-bit, those are: Loader.exe -> This is a 32-bit exe  x86.exe -> This is a 32-bit exe x64.exe -> This is a 64-bit exe When Loader.exe starts it ...
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How to send automated SMS messages over the internet?

Does anyone know of a service that will send SMS messages over the internet, and can be automated? Prefer service to: Be free Have an API freely available and highly modular Be open source ...
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Search for text in all files in Atlassian Stash

Supposed I have a git repo managed by Atlassian Stash. Can I search all files in all project for a specific text? is there such a tool out there, already? If not, do you think it would be build-able ...
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Windows API Error 2 when installing MikTex 2.9

I am trying to install MikTex 2.9.3927 on Windows 7 x64. Very early in the installation process, I get a MikTex setup wizard error saying: "Windows API Error 2: The system cannot find the file ...
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SDK/API barcode scanner without focus

Is there a USB barcode scanner/software that has an SDK/API that doesn't just use a keyboard emulator to input the data it scans? Like, when someone scans a barcode, have it process that information ...
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Is there a command-line API or scripting interface for Ubuntu One?

I've put some files on Ubuntu One, and amongst other things I'd like to be able to synchronise it from within Emacs, and script it with Python or Bash. Is this possible?
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Find & Replace in blogger

(I just learnt that Yahoo are shutting down Geocities, this is a bummer as I used my account there to host two icons, in the days when Blogger didn't upload gifs. Now those two icons are referenced in ...
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Connecting to an UK only restricted API from a server overseas

I'm running/writing a little app that connects to an API that only allows UK traffic to access it. I'd like to run it on my web server which is hosted in the US. Is there some way I can make the API ...
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How is a WSD printer different from a non-WSD printer?

I installed my printer today (Epson Expression Photo XP-750) and I saw that Windows 7 was asking me to choose between two different printing devices, even thou they both belong to the same physical ...
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What is the name for google's information summary box (pic inside)? Is there an api to access it from a google search?

Example of what I'd like to access: Just wondering if I could write something that'll query google with a search string and if the summary box returns, fetch only that, otherwise fetch the first ...
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How do I convert a .cdr file to .jpg using imagick API?

How do I convert a .cdr file to .jpg using imagick API? I have done conversion of .ai and .psd files, but .cdr file isn't working. What can I do to fix this problem?
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V4L2 and ALSA: Kernel SPI or User API?

I'm trying to understand what Video for linux and ALSA are (exactly), and I can't discern whether they're APIs for Linux application to use (the userspace) or if they are backend services that are ...
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REST API for Trac.Wiki

I wonder is there any kind of REST API for managing trac/wiki? Googling helps to find something either quite updated or too raw (or both). Searching this Stack, as well as friendly ones, also hasn't ...
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Why you cannot close the process of anti virus software from task manager in windows?

Is it because anti viurses runs in 'kernel mode' or do they have a special ACL? I dind'nt find any thing on Google....
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Samsung 650TS large format touchscreen API support

A potential client is thinking of using a Samsung 650TS 65" touchscreen for a specific application, but other than "it connects to a PC via USB" I can't seem to find out anything about interfaces. In ...
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Automatically find license of music

Is there some kind of database or online API that would enable me to automatically find the license for a certain music album? I would like to legally share music with some friends, but my collection ...
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How do I find and kill a php loop (process)?

I have a php script that I have been developing which calls an external api within a loop. It is being tested on a VPS which is running LAMP on Debian. I noticed this morning that the api was not ...
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Can I programmatically send email using my gmail account?

I have a gmail account. Is there a Google API that allows me to log into this account and send emails?
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How does the download of Google Drive work?

Recently, I downloaded some files out of Google Drive, and it seems interesting that the download bar doesn't like any other cloud service. . The Google Drive download file is the first one. Does ...
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How to schedule a URL-based API call in Windows?

I have this DNS dynamic service and I need to find a way to call the API to update my dynamic IP. The URL that needs to be call is just a .php with some GET parameters. Is there a way to do it in ...
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Chromium Portable is missing Google API-Key

I use Chromium Portable on Windows in an environment that does not save stuff beyond reboot. On every start of the program it complains about some missing API-Key (see screenshot in german). The learn-...
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How can I make/receive phone calls with a modem on Linux? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I receive phone calls on a Linux server and script stuff depending on the numbers pressed? This is related to my previous question (How can I receive phone calls on ...
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On-demand custom search with Pentadactyl

I'm a Perl developer, so I often visit CPAN. I'd be happy if I could make my Pentadactyl understand command like :cp List Util to search CPAN for modules containing theese strings in its names. I ...
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How to use delicious API from command line

I'm trying to add a delicious bookmark from a shell script, but keep getting the mysterious "something went wrong" error. I've checked the official spec and several examples and everything looks right....
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Setting up Silver Bird extension for identi.ca

Silver Bird (formerly Chrome Bird) is a Google Chrome extension for tweeting directly from a browser window without going to twitter.com. I use Silver Bird for tweeting in Chrome, but I want to use ...
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Listing all known deleted OS X accounts

Where can I find Applescript code or a PList to get deleted usernames as known to the OS itself, regardless of the file system's deletions? Having to depend on folder hierarchies and backup disk ...
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Installing dropbox-api on SUSE fails

I am trying to install the dropbox-api onto my suse 11.4 but i keep getting this error: Can't locate DateTime.pm in @INC (@INC contains: /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.12.3/i586-linux-thread-multi /...
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can't connect to https API using cURL?

I have API endpoint URL, certificate file ( cert.p12 ) & password. Here is the steps I try to connect to this API. ( IN Windows 7 ) First I type the URL in chrome browser and it didn't give me ...
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Can I have fast indication on text input field to show on which language i'm currently typing?

On my daily work with Windows 8, I use language input switching very often (using Alt+Shift) and every now and then when I type in language A I forget I switched to B on the previous application. ...
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In Windows, how can I get a list of all installed programs via script?

I'm trying to figure out how to get a list of all installed applications using a script. My O/S is Windows 7 x64. I've found several purported mechanisms to generate a list of installed applications,...
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Web Audio API support on iOS [closed]

I am trying to get this Web Audio API example to run on iOS (7.x, 8.x) Safari/Chrome: http://www.smartjava.org/examples/webaudio/example3.html But unfortunately it won't. Can anyone explain why? // ...
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Process Monitor Results from two Citrix Servers Application Error

I have two Citrix Servers both running an in-house bespoke software. The software generates files using a word 2003 mail merge template which runs VBA code to query an oracle database. Anyway the ...
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how to order confluence pages via the api?

I'm uploading a few hundreds of pages to Confluence 5.3.1 (no option to upgrade right now) using a Python script talking to Confluence via JSON-RPC (Remote Confluence Methods and friends). I need to ...
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Scan all available requests on website [closed]

I would like to scan some website for all available requests/api requests that can be done on this server, is there any way to do that? Thanks
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How to make a resumable upload in Google Drive?

I want to upload a large file to Google Drive, and since my connection is slow, I want to make a resumable upload so that I can shutdown the computer whenever I want. I found this solution : Resumable ...
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How do I automate the process of sending the full text of my saved feedly items to Evernote?

I use feedly as a newsreader, but prefer to do my actual reading in Evernote, so I can quickly save and label articles I want to save. I end up spending a lot of time using Evernote web clipper to ...
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Can I create a link in a digium email template to add a phone number to my call block list?

I work in an office which uses Digium Swtichvox. We recently moved offices and had to get new phone numbers. Many of these numbers are frequently being called by debt collectors or other wrong number ...
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Save or send by email google chrome web history and visited sites list?

I am trying to implement quantifiedself concept for my web-history. It was quit easy for most of the social networks with help of IFTTT. But currently I want to log and automatically send by email or ...
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Apache2 redirect certain HTTP requests [closed]

I'm trying to deploy a runnable JAR using Restlet framework that offers some APIs for my little SPA. I am using Apache2 which is listening on port 80, I've got all my index.html, js, css and etc ...
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Apache Commons and Tomcat Servlet API install and dependency

I'm trying to install the Commons libraries fileupload and commons-IO. I have CentOS6 installed and Tomcat version 7. I managed to download and install the Apache-commons-io package without any ...
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Cheap Back up solutions with a public API

I am looking for relatively cheap mass storage solutions like http://www.backblaze.com/ that has a public API. We are currently using S3 but need to lower the costs. This content will not be ...
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How can I get call centre information from CallCenterAnywhere

Our organisation uses some software called CallCenterAnywhere to manage a customer services centre which it does well as far as I can tell, but we'd like to extract some information from it to present ...
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What is a filesystem API? [closed]

I know what an API is (Application Programming Interface) but was wondering if someone could explain what a "filesystem API" is. Thank you
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How to batch-convert MS Word files from Letter page size to A4?

I have a bunch of MS Word 2010 documents and I need to convert them from Letter page size to A4. Is there a simple way to do that? Possibly some PowerShell script combined with some MS Word API?
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Linux cryptography strength outside USA?

Question: The USA forbids the export of secure cryptography. NSAKEY has already been discovered in the Windows cryptograhic API. Since the Linux-Kernel is hosted in the USA, how secure is its ...
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Trigger API on a Machine with private IP

I have an API server running on my local machine. I would like to trigger that API from an AWS instance. The machine's IP is assigned through NAT. Is there any way to trigger the API from outside the ...
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simple web page to control some http rest api functions [closed]

I have some hardware that exposes an http api (KEMP Load Balancers) (http://kemptechnologies.com/files/support/documentation/KEMP_Restful%20API.pdf) I would like to create a web page that has some ...
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Best way to provision vSphere VMs remotely

Edit: Sorry, should have mentioned this upfront: looking for a Linux-only solution here. I'm looking for a way to automate the process of provisioning vSphere VMs remotely. I'm wondering what is ...