Got caught the other night when the API was down for maintenance.
I had a design approaching being complex, so the first two times I tried to load and it timed out I figured I needed to examine the file.
Then I got smart and tried a simple, previous design, and it also timed out.
Then I got even smarter, and checked:
Okie dokie, the system was down for cleaning, upgrades, etc. Happens all the time on the Internet. I have no problems with that.
What I am wondering though, is how hard would it be to shanghai the upload during this down time and flag a different response box for your browser than ‘Timed Out’ with a nudge to check your work.
Could even be as mundane as DOWN FOR MAINTENANCE response.
A minor setback, but it would have saved me staring at my design as much as I did if I got pointed to the StatusPage sooner.