• cbanack posted a message in the forum topic API Rate Limiting. on the API Developers board

    @marv74: @cncboy: Changing the scrape delay is not going to help you, because that is a per-comic delay, not a per-api-request delay. Just be patient. There will be a new version of Comic Vine Sc...

  • cbanack posted a message in the forum topic API Rate Limiting. on the API Developers board

    FWIW, I also agree with the other commenters in this thread; evening out the load on your server(s) is your job, not mine. Using an arbitrary timeout that you expect API users to figure out and follow...

  • cbanack posted a message in the forum topic API Rate Limiting. on the API Developers board

    @edgework said: Suffice to say >= 1 second wait in between requests and you will never have a problem.This does not appear to be working as you describe. I have adjusted my app to ensure that it NE...

  • cbanack posted a message in the forum topic API responses to be limited to 100 returned items. on the API Developers board

    I believe the API already limits results to 100 per page...

  • cbanack posted a message in the forum topic What's missing from the API?. on the API Developers board

    Yes, @hyperspacerebel, you are correct.If the API provided those to fields of data in the 'issue' entity, it would allow the '__issue_scrape_extra_details' function in cvdb.py to be removed, and that ...

  • cbanack posted a message in the forum topic Am I blocked?. on the API Developers board

    @edgework said:To specifically address your "batman" example. You will likely only need 2 api queries. (using json for this example only to simplify the results)http://www.comicvine.com/api/search/?a...

  • cbanack posted a message in the forum topic Am I blocked?. on the API Developers board

    @edgework: ComicRack's scraper app is already throttled to do no more than one comic book per second, and there is also an option to increase (but not decrease) that length of time. However, locating ...

  • cbanack posted a message in the forum topic Am I blocked?. on the API Developers board

    Hi guys, I am the developer who built and maintains Comic Vine Scraper (CVS), which is the ComicRack plugin that makes use of the Comic Vine API.Your comments are a little harsh, @edgework. I thought ...

  • cbanack posted a message in the forum topic Am I blocked?. on the API Developers board

    @edgework:Guys, is it possible that the new security measures (the ones where you have to prove you're not a bot) are unintentionally breaking the web API? Users of the web API don't have any way t...

  • cbanack posted a message in the forum topic Limits on API Searches. on the API Developers board

    @clearmist: Comic Vine Scraper performs a single search for each new comic book series that you scrape during a scraping session...so it's not throwing the dictionary at the servers of anything like ...

  • cbanack posted a message in the forum topic Limits on API Searches. on the API Developers board

    @edgeworkWhen API users exceed the 500 search requests/24 hour limit, does the API behave the same way that it does when the user exceeds the original 400 requests/15 minutes limit? i.e. does it retur...

  • cbanack posted a message in the forum topic Problem with API access. on the Bug Reporting board

    I can confirm this bug. Calls to the web API (especially the /api/issue/ resource) seem to be generating "(500) Internal Server Error" after a few calls.Right now I can't see any pattern to it, but I ...

  • cbanack posted a message in the forum topic Alert: api.comicvine.com going away. on the API Developers board

    Thanks for the heads up! I'll update my app immediately.

  • cbanack posted a message in the forum topic Searching from the API doesn't return values. on the Bug Reporting board

    I can confirm this problem as well. It seems like something changed in the last 24-48 hours, and now when you do a volume query using the "search" resource, you always get an empty set of results, reg...

  • cbanack posted on vhoreistic’s wall.
    Yes, if you want to scrape a large collection, you can slow down the scraper with the "SCRAPE_DELAY" option. See here: http://comicrack.cyolito.com/forum/32-news-and-announcement
  • cbanack posted on vhoreistic’s wall.
    See here for details on how to initially scrape a large collection: http://comicrack.cyolito.com/forum/32-news-and-announcements/33534-comic-vine-scraper?start=470#39770
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  • Cjdavis103 posted a message in the forum topic Thanos vs The Big 9!!!!!. on the Battles board

    Honestly the team should win this Lets break this downHST:now the HST is being heavily understimated here can thanos kill them Yes, with ease not so muchLuffy: he is the weakest of the HST but he has...

  • ShadowSwordmaster posted a message in the forum topic Avalon (CVnU Enterprise/Location). on the RPG board

    You know what , I'm happy about my currect Rp situation.

  • Stezzy created a forum topic Bernkastel (Umineko) vs Giygas (Mother) on the Battles board.