Implementing 429 retries and throttling for API rate-limits

This is a cracking article/tutorial about how to handle requests made to a third party API that is rate limited. Learn how to handle 429 Too Many Requests responses when consuming 3rd party APIs. — Read on


A performance metric bar with a streaming FPS graph.g

How to use

<script type="text/javascript" src="justice.min.js"></script>

<script type="text/javascript">

With options

<script type="text/javascript" src="justice.min.js"></script>

<script type="text/javascript">
metrics: {
TTFB: { budget: 200   },

domInteractive:   { budget: 250   },
domComplete:      { budget: 800   },
firstPaint:       { budget: 1000  },
pageLoad:         { budget: 2000  },
requests:         { budget: 6     },

warnThreshold: 0.8,
showFPS: true,
hartType: 'spline'

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User generated content in a multi platform publishing world

I’ve just finished reading Snooks article User Generated Content in a Classy World, which is turn was a follow up to Chris Coyiers article Class up Content. Recently I’ve been trying to apply AMP templates to the Responsive Design Knowledge Hub and it’s been a learning curve. The thing I can not fix is the… Continue reading User generated content in a multi platform publishing world

Responsive Performance

I’m setting up a new page over on the site looking for some guinea pigs lucky volunteers to start receiving reports and recommendations around their website performance across a variety of the devices and connections. Lately I’ve been doing a lot of reviews of site performance and most of the recommendations are being repeated… Continue reading Responsive Performance