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You don't need an API key until your app goes live. For small traffic amounts (under 300 requests/day) you can use the API without the key to test your app: Do I need an API key? A single IP can only make a limited number of requests per day to the API. This limit is determined at first request time, and is dependent upon the presence of an API key. ...


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Register an API key for the application anyway. You can always go back and edit information later. The main thing behind the API keys is that you should limit it to 1 per potential/realized application. It would be bad if you made a developer API key and suddenly all 10 of your apps are using the same key. When they say that no-key is for testing, they ...



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