APIS and techniques

Queuing asynchronous tasks to defeat rate limits

The problem with rate limits You’ve most likely hit the problem of rate-limited APIS at some point. You make a request and it gets refused because you’ve done too many requests in some time period. […]


Firebase service accounts on Node.js

Here’s how to set up a service account to access your firebase data base in admin mode. It’s quite disjointed in the docs, so here it is from start to finish. The console Just as […]

Apps Script & Java Script

Ephemeral Exchange

Sometime you need to exchange transient data between platforms, but they don’t talk to each other very well. For example you could be launching a webapp with some data generated from Excel, but you want […]