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  1. Ok. Are you still seeing the issue? Can you clear your browser cache, including cookies for the Extra Life site?
  2. Hi, @Zosoled, we're upgrading the certificate soon. It should be done well before Google flags it. Thanks!
  3. @Zosoled, right now the JSON endpoints are simple analogies for non-JSON equivalents (you can see this by removing the &format=json from your request). We're evaluating ways to make the API experience better, and having more semantic endpoints is high up on the list of things to investigate. We'll be sharing planned changes once we've finalized our approach. In the meantime, keep the ideas coming!
  4. Tim [DonorDrive]

    DonorDrive AMA w/ the Extra Life Community

    @Zosoled: please see my response above (direct link)
  5. Tim [DonorDrive]

    DonorDrive AMA w/ the Extra Life Community

    great questions @deliciousbees. re: rate limit - the rationale/thinking was that for integrations pulling recent information, the most 100 records within a 60-second period would be the most relevant for the use cases we're seeing in the wild (showing recent donors on twitch). we don't strictly enforce rate-limits on API consumption - if you're doing an initial population of data, then it'd be fine to grab those records sequentially after each previous request completes. the issue would be doing that as part of every fetch, every 60 seconds. re: the pagination - the goal was to furnish the most relevant information in a format that was as easy-to-consume fashion as possible. pagination will affect a small minority of fundraisers, and was a necessary function of consolidating all team-member donations inside the now-relevant "team donations" endpoint. additionally, as @Matt [DonorDrive] mentioned in the other thread: we're now including a timestamp down to the millisecond with each record we pass back. this should satisfy requirements for identifying uniqueness at the participant and team level. we're actively looking into ways to make this information more-useful to people that want to integrate, so any additional feedback/concerns/questions would be most welcome. cheers!
  6. Tim [DonorDrive]

    DonorDrive AMA w/ the Extra Life Community

    It's a work in progress!!!
  7. Tim [DonorDrive]

    DonorDrive AMA w/ the Extra Life Community

    @bread_man, welcome to the discussion! I've been talking with @Zosoled about latency in some of the JSON endpoints. I believe we've tracked down the culprit, so updates to the participant and team totals should be happening more quickly. The caching mechanisms in place are entirely server-based, so client-based cache-busting strategies wont help you. We're actively monitoring the API cache, and are making adjustments as needed to ensure a smooth experience for consumers of the JSON-formatted pages. Thanks!
  8. Tim [DonorDrive]

    DonorDrive AMA w/ the Extra Life Community

    @Zosoled, you are absolutely correct. We do make a server-side delineation between XHR and requests made to the EL website. That being said, if you're experiencing persistent 5+ minute delays in updates to the &format=json endpoints, then there is something on our end that may require additional investigation. I'll dig in and see what I can find. In the meantime, would you mind describing which endpoints you use, and for what purposes? There may be other ways to slice your requests that result in a better experience. Cheers!
  9. Tim [DonorDrive]

    DonorDrive AMA w/ the Extra Life Community

    @Zosoled the latency you're seeing is a function of the cache mechanisms in place. Depending on current request volume, it may take a couple minutes for the totalRaisedAmount you're accessing via XHR to reflect the amount you see in your browser. We are always working on ways to improve the experience and responsiveness of DonorDrive. We value your feedback, and will do our best to make sure your game day experience is top-notch. A friendly reminder that responsible JSON consumers poll a given endpoint once-a-minute at most. Thanks! P.S. Double-thanks for answering @heartandthesynapse's question!
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