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When I load the developer console, I get a "Total Requests Limit Exceeded" error. This is on a dev org. I have been using the IDE all day, and have been writing alot of unit tests (and running alot of unit tests). What is going on here? Am I just working too hard :P enter image description here

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Lol (working too hard). At times like these I abandon the dev console and use the old web based interface for 24hrs – max Feb 5 '14 at 18:20
I'm thinking you've run over your API request limit, since the Dev Console consumes API requests. There was also a recent post about how to limit calls here:… – Mark Masterson Feb 5 '14 at 18:21
Try calling Salesforce Support and create a new ticket. Ask to get your API Limits increased temporarily. SF-Support is generally friendly and will grant the request – Scott Pelak Feb 5 '14 at 18:27
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It sounds like you've ran into your API Limit for the 24-period.

Check this. Go to Setup and then click System Overview

You API Usage will be on the top right. If you are at your maximum, I suggest calling Salesforce-Support immediately, and ask to get your API Limits increased temporarily. SF-Support is generally friendly and will usually grant the request. (If you have 5,000 API calls/day, ask for an increase to 10,000 temporarily).

Screen shot of System Overview Link:

Where the 'System Overview' link is located

API Limits in the System Overview page

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yeah, that's it. I had no idea that the developer console uses the api. Seems weird that it would since it appears to be in the SF ecosystem. Thanks for the help all. – edgartheunready Feb 5 '14 at 18:35
Yea, I agree. I can run through ~4,000 API calls with just me on the Dev console continuously for 8 hours. And with two developers on the DevConsole, the usage runs twice as fast. :/ But there are no API calls using the Visualforce editor – Scott Pelak Feb 5 '14 at 18:38
Anyone know what phone number I need to call? – edgartheunready Feb 5 '14 at 18:56 click "Contact Support" – Scott Pelak Feb 5 '14 at 20:04
FYI, If you use a Partner Portal provisioned DE org you get 10,000 by default. – Andrew Fawcett Feb 5 '14 at 20:40

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