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RubyFlow The Ruby and Rails community linklog


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Handling API Rate Limits by Retrying Requests in Background Jobs

Has your app ever encountered a 429 (Too Many Requests) status code when making requests to a third-party API? Getting rate limited can be a nuisance and if not handled properly can result in a negative user experience. While one solution is to catch the exception and ignore it, a better solution is to retry the request.

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