Crossbrowser & lightweight way to check if user is looking at the page or interacting with it. (wrapper around HTML5 visibility api)

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ifvisible.js ------------ Crossbrowser & lightweight way to check if user is looking at the page or interacting with it.

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From npm ``` npm install ifvisible.js --save ``` From Bower ``` bower install ifvisible.js ``` For Meteor ``` mrt add ifvisible ```
meteor package is provided by @frozeman via Atmosphere


```javascript // If page is visible right now if( ifvisible.now() ){
// Display pop-up
} // You can also check the page status // using now method if( !ifvisible.now('hidden') ){ // Display pop-up if page is not hidden openPopUp(); } // Possible statuses are: // idle: when user has no interaction // hidden: page is not visible // active: page is visible and user is active ``` Handle tab switch or browser minimize states ```javascript ifvisible.on("blur", function(){
// example code here..
}); ifvisible.on("focus", function(){
// resume all animations
}); ``` ifvisible.js can handle activity states too, such as being IDLE or ACTIVE on the page ```javascript ifvisible.on("idle", function(){
// Stop auto updating the live data
}); ifvisible.on("wakeup", function(){
// go back updating data
}); ``` Default idle duration is 60 seconds but you can change it with setIdleDuration method ```javascript ifvisible.setIdleDuration(120); // Page will become idle after 120 seconds ``` You can manually trigger status events by calling them directly or you can set events with their names by giving first argument as a callback ```javascript ifvisible.idle(); // will put page in a idle status ifvisible.idle(function(){
// This code will work when page goes into idle status
}); // other methods are ifvisible.blur(); // will trigger idle event as well ifvisible.idle(); ifvisible.focus(); // Will trigger wakeup event as well ifvisible.wakeup(); ``` You can set your smart intervals with ifvisible.js, if user is IDLE or not seeing the page the interval will automatically stop itself ```javascript // If page is visible run this function on every half seconds ifvisible.onEvery(0.5, function(){
// Do an animation on the logo only when page is visible
}); ```


It's MIT, Go crazy.