deferred-interval

A secure setInterval that defer the execution of the next interval only when the scheduled function have executed.

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deferred-interval
A secure setInterval that defer the execution of the next interval only when the scheduled function have executed.
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Installation

$ npm install deferred-interval

Basic example

Example of executing a function every 10th second:
const Interval = require('deferred-interval');

const schedule = new Interval();
schedule.start((done, ticks) => {
  console.log('tick number:', ticks);
  done();
}, 10000);

API

The following methods are available:

.start(callback, delay, immediate)

Starts executing a callback on a given interval.
callback - The function to execute on each tick. delay - How long, in milliseconds, each interval should be delayed. immediate - If the callback should be executed immediately on start.

.pause(delay)

Pauses execution of the callback
delay - How long the pause should last. If no values is given the pause is until resume is done manually

.resume(immediate)

Resumes executing the callback after a pause
immediate - If the callback should be executed immediately on resume.

.stop()

Stops execution of the callback - Everything is reset.

.adjust(delay)

Adjust the delay of the execution of the callback function
delay - How long, in milliseconds, each interval should be delayed.

License

The MIT License (MIT)
Copyright (c) 2018 - Trygve Lie post@trygve-lie.com
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