This is a complementary blog post to a video from the ShopifyDevs YouTube channel. This is the third post from a four-part series created by Zameer Masjedee, a Solutions Engineer with Shopify Plus.
In the first part of this series, An Introduction to Rate Limits, we covered what exactly an API rate limit is, and how Shopify uses the leaky bucket algorithm. We followed up with a second post, API Rate Limits and Working with GraphQL, to explore the many benefits of GraphQL.
In this post, I'll take all the principles introduced to you in the first two parts of this series, and apply them in a practical application in a development store. First, I'll walk you through what you’ll need to get started. Then, I'll teach you how to make some key real-time requests to the Shopify API.
By the end of this article you'll have a practical understanding of how to make real requests to the Shopify API and …