Strange Request

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Strange Request

Last few days you seem to have had problems with a number of service outages.  I want to enhance my code to handle these without crashing our other systems, using timeouts and xml validity checking.  Any suggestion of a 'broken' API page I can connect to, in order to debug my code?


(told you it was a strange request)

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what to do if the API is down

Hello,



Usually if our API servers are offline, you will either get a 500 error, or you will get a timed out response from our server. The best way to handle these would be to include error catching in your code so that if this happens, it redirects them to a page on your end that says that it is temporarily not working. If you have any questions, please let me know.



Regards

Benjamin Soder
NOC Analyst
Constant Contact
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