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Yesterday, I was playing with the Data Explorer. So, I thought why not develop some more interesting SQL queries and implement into your site. So, my questions are:

  • Am I allowed to execute queries to Data Explorer from my site?

  • The first time I used it, it asked for a CAPTCHA. Do, I have to take permission somewhere to prevent asking of captcha's?

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    A DE query is expensive to run. The captcha is there to stop bots from spamming it. – Mysticial Dec 21 '13 at 6:45
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    You can always download the data and run the queries yourself. – John Palmer Dec 21 '13 at 6:56
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    IIRC you are asked for captchas if you are not logged in on Data explorer. You can login to data explorer to prevent captchas – Walker Dec 21 '13 at 9:24
  • If you're not doing some statistics, then maybe the live API and Stack Apps are more interesting. – Arjan Dec 21 '13 at 9:58
  • API's are not something I am looking for. I need some magic of SQL – user219322 Dec 21 '13 at 10:07
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It's not so much that you aren't allowed as it is that there's no real method for doing so. However, if you're interested in having something like this, there's an existing feature request to implement this kind of functionality.

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