Hosting a JSON API on GitHub Pages

GitHub Pages is an excellent place to host a site for your portfolio or a project, but another helpful use for it is to host JSON API data. Most of the time this isn’t necessary as you can make API calls to a server as you normally would, but there are limitations to that. API’s will typically limit your calls per day, only return a set amount of data, or even cost money to use. But say you have the downloaded JSON file with…

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