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Tool to list all questions with only 1 or 2 answers on travel.stackexchange.com
<html>
<head>
<title>Travel StackExchange / jQuery / Stack Exchange API / YQL / CORS</title>
<script id="jqs" type="text/javascript" src="http://code.jquery.com/jquery-latest.min.js"></script>
<style type="text/css">
.container {
width:100%;
}
.left {
width:75%;
float:left;
}
.right {
width:25%;
float:right;
}
.one, .one a {
color:red
}
.two {
color:blue
}
.warn {
background-color:yellow
}
.err {
background-color:red
}
</style>
<script type="text/javascript">
$(document).ready(function(){
var hit = 0;
var ajaxarray = new Array();
$.getJSON("http://api.travel.stackexchange.com/1.1/questions?jsonp=?",
{
pagesize: 0
},
function(data) {
if (data.error) {
$("<div/>").text("error getting number of pages").appendTo("#output");
} else {
var remainder = data.total % 100;
var pagecount = (data.total - remainder) / 100 + (remainder != 0);
$("#qt").text(data.total);
for (var page = 1; page <= pagecount; ++page) {
ajaxarray.push($.getJSON("http://api.travel.stackexchange.com/1.1/questions?jsonp=?",
{
order: "asc",
page: page,
pagesize: 100,
sort: "creation"
},
function(data) {
if (data.error) {
$("<div/>").text("error getting page " + page).appendTo("#output");
} else {
$.each(data.questions, function(i, q){
if (q.answer_count >= 1 && q.answer_count <= 2 && !("closed_date" in q)) {
// maintain this list in order using binary search
var ol = $("#list");
var needle = q.question_id;
var high = ol.children("li").length;
var low = 0;
var mid;
var id;
while (low < high) {
mid = parseInt((low + high) / 2)
id = $("ol#output li:nth-child(" + (mid+1) + ")").attr('id');
if (needle < id) {
high = mid;
} else {
low = mid + 1;
}
}
id = $("ol#output li:nth-child(" + (low+1) + ")").attr('id');
var li = $("<li id=\"" + q.question_id + "\" class=\"" + ["one", "two"][q.answer_count - 1] + "\">" +
"<a href=\"http:\/\/travel.stackexchange.com\/questions\/" + q.question_id + "\/\">" + q.title + "</a></li>");
if (typeof id == "undefined") {
li.appendTo("#list");
} else {
li.insertBefore("#" + id);
}
$("#hit").text(++hit);
}
});
}
}
));
}
$.when.apply($, ajaxarray).then(function() {
$("<span/>").text("ALL DONE").appendTo("#info");
});
}
}
);
});
</script>
</head>
<body>
<span id="info">Travel Stack Exchange little-answered questions tool. <span id="qt">?</span> questions in total, <span id="hit">?</span> have only 1 or 2 answers...</span>
<hr>
<div id="output"/>
<ol id="list"/>
</body>
</html>
@ankurdotb

This works fine in that it does get questions with only 1-2 answers. Documented as searching for 2-3 answer questions in description though.

@hippietrail
Owner

Hmm what did Mark ask for again? 1 & 2 or 2 & 3?

@ankurdotb

1-2, afaik

@hippietrail
Owner

OK changed the title and renamed the file.

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