Questions tagged [timer]

This tag is for questions about using timers in code to make things happen in a certain order or for gathering amount of time elapsed.

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Timeout implementation of fetch

After doing some research on google i didn't find any good info on how to implement timeout with fetch (looks like there are multiple proposals but that's about it so nothing has implemented it). For ...
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React continuous polling

I have a Notifications component in my React app, which continuously polls the server for new notifications. The app uses Redux for storing notifications. When a new notification is received, it is ...
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React - pomodoro clock

I'm looking for some feedback on a pomodoro clock that I recently wrote with React. I'm pretty new to React and coding in general. I followed a couple of online courses, but I'm mostly self-taught. ...
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Pomodoro countdown timer synced to the clock

This countdown timer is supposed to: be synced to the user's clock at every hour and half hour, will start a 25 minute countdown followed by a 5 minute break The code works but I question its ...
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RxJs observables pipes SwitchMap and async with typealong search input

I'm using RxJs for type along search, I setup an observable to emit a value after 1 second so it behaves like http with delay. I subscribe to it via the async operator in the template, the component ...
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A simple stop watch which I want to extend

I am making a very simple stopwatch functionality as below. New will start the timer. Pause will suspend the watch. Start will restart again. Session will return the duration. ...
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Limit framerate [closed]

I have made this class. Not sure if there is anyway to make it better. It seems to work alright half the time, but other times frames jump up higher then the set limit around 30frames more if i set it ...
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Countdown timer in every table cell

I am making countdown app with multiple records, so I am using UITableView to show that records and countdown dates. What I do is just take one timer and reload cells on every second. Is this a best ...
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A little C++ program to have timed rounds for a game

I know it could be better, but I’m new to C++, so I don’t know many of the tricks, along with some of the includes that are already obsolete. This program asks for names as input, adds a time for ...
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Single-thread Task Scheduler with type erasure and allocator-aware

I made a task scheduler to practice allocators and type erasure. With my project, you can delay execution of any callable (functions (using std::ref), lambdas...) ...
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Suppress API call in Redux Saga based on a timer

I have an API that provides data that is updated on an infrequent schedule, about once every 2½ minutes on average. Assuming that it's okay to fetch only as often as every 2½ minutes or less often, I'...
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Safe Dispose of Timer

I am currently refactoring a larger solution where the compiler gave multiple warnings about disposing the used System.Timers.Timer instances. The timers are ...
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pydoro - terminal tomato timer

I've recently created a tomato timer for terminal. It's hosted in github. My concerns are how Pythonic my code is? Is the way I'm handling state transitions good? Which areas of the text user ...
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Stopwatch utility class in Java

Looking for input on my code for a Stopwatch utility written in Java. ...
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timer struct for fixed timestep iterations in C (gcc)

I was toying with a way force fixed timestep loop iterations in C and came up with a fairly simple timer struct (quite different from Pausable Timer Implementation for SDL in C and decided to put it ...
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Throttling promise execution (API requests, etc)

I was working on a client for a remote api and realized that I needed to throttle requests at a maximum rate of 4 Hertz (4 requests per second). I wrote a simple typescript class to do it and wanted ...
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Cookie Clicker Switches

In Cookie Clicker there are Golden cookies, and Wrath Golden Cookies. Golden cookies are Clickable cookies that randomly appear, and when clicked they give Bonus cookies, or temporary boosts to ...
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UserScript to Highlight tab for queue item

It may seem a bit obsessive and/or pedantic, but the following script allows me to see when posts are ready for reviewing. I developed this UserScript for use with TamperMonkey to allow me to have a ...
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Timer stop watch in AngularJS

I wrote a script for a timer. Is there any way to improve the code, with fewer number of lines? JSBIN ...
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Game clock with configurable rate

Edit: Licensed source can be found here. The intent behind this class is to allow different game systems to run at their own clock rate. The physics integration rate should not be connected to the ...
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A rather accurate VBA stopwatch

Intro Related, related I'm trying to come up with a neat, accurate way of timing VBA code, as I'm yet to find a method to do this in VBA directly (without plugins etc.) The general idea was to ...
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JavaScript component to display ephemeral notifications

I would like to improve my code and organization of JS files so I'm wondering if you guys could tell me what I could do better. I've included a small but typical example of how I often use components. ...
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Timer queue with chrono

I would like to make the timer queue: 1. Each timer has id, time expired and callback to call 2. Queue stores timer and execute the callback of each timer whenever expired. Here is my code and demo: ...
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Quiz game with timer

This is my first Go program. I would like to know what could be improved, what is done wrong, and anything else that I should know. The CSV contains 10 questions with the 10 answers separated by a ...
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Tkinter stopwatch

As part of a personal project, I wanted to make a stopwatch with Python. I wish to show my friend but at the moment it is a little messy and long. Is there any way to make it more compact or easier to ...
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Pausable Timer Implementation for SDL in C

Problem I've written a timer module in C for an SDL game. I'd like to get some eyeballs on. I wrote this for 2 requirements: I needed a timer that would signal on an elapsed interval, AND that was ...
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A countdown clock in TypeScript

The gist of the code is, you give it a date, it will start counting down how many days, hours, minutes and seconds left by emitting an event 'countDown' and once 0 is reached 'expired' event is ...
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Sleep until specified time

It's sometimes useful to pause until a specified time (but inconvenient to use at or the like), so I wrote a tiny script to wait until a user-specified time point ...
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C# Timed buffer

Purpose of this code is to have buffer which will batch messages based on configured timeout. For example, one thread will continuously push data to this buffer, and when configured timeout pass, it ...
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Algorithm to find the number of years, months, days, etc between two dates

I've been working on this one for a while. Took me a while to figure out all the logic rules for dates and months. The goal of this method is to return the number of years, months, days, hours, ...
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A simple Java class for implementing code stop watches - follow-up

I have received a nice answer for this post. Now, it is my attempt for some improvement: ...
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A simple Java class for implementing code stop watches

(The next iteration: A simple Java class for implementing code stop watches - follow-up) Here is my attempt at more convenient benchmarking (yes, this time I am aware of JVM warmup, etc.), and it ...
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Progress Bar in C++

I made a simple progress bar with percentage counter for console applications in C++. Below is my code: ...
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Frame limiting in an SDL game

I am a relatively novice programmer, and I am taking steps into graphics programming. I am writing a quick pong clone and want to cap the FPS to save system resources. This is how I have implemented ...
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Finding the closest value in a collection in a game-server plugin implementation

I have an array of a instances of an enum type. A random double variable is initialized with a value between 0.... to 1, and should be used to get the closest value'...
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Clock that changes document background color

This is a timer based clock (using setInterval()) that changes the background color of the body based on the clock time hexadecimal values. I suspect that this code ...
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Dispatching Vuex getter via setInterval

I am fetching the friend list for a chat application using a Vuex store. I need to dispatch the getter via an interval. Is there a best practices way to do this? ...
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Using Threading.Timer to update a list of data

Attached is some code I have written for my application. It is an OWIN based web server which connects an Alexa Custom Skill, my security camera feed, and Microsoft Azure Face API. The number one ...
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Timed arithmetic quiz

In this program you have to solve 20 exercises. The time you need will be measured. If you break a record, you'll get an entry in the highscore list. The program can be downloaded here. You can only ...
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Pomodoro Timer via setTimeout()

I've made my attempt to code timer entirely by hand using jQuery. No external libraries to manage time at all. ...
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C++ embedded application to control a light with a timer

I enhanced the my daughter's bed light to IoT. Specifically I can turn the light on/off remotely and there is a timer & alarm function. All of this is implemented with a Particle Photon. This ...
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“How are you spending your time on the computer?”

I've made a Windows Forms application to track all of the processes running on my machine and it also saves the time an application is "active", an active application is the one that is on focus ...
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Pomodoro timer in React

I created a simple Pomodoro timer using React JS. In my example: Timer should count down seconds until it reaches 00:00 Timers should switch between 25 and 5 minutes Timer should be able to start, ...
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React clock component

I'm new to React.js and this code came from 30 Days of React - Day 7. However the given code example wasn't working so I rewrote it myself. My biggest issue here is how to make the component work ...
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A 3 digit stopwatch

I decided to make a stopwatch as I decided it would be useful, and also as a challenge to learn more about how forms work. I'd just like some simple advice as to anything I can do better, thank you. <...
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A simple analog clock using FLTK

I'm implementing a graphical representation of an "analog clock" with moving hands (seconds, minutes and hours), using mainly2 FLTK facilities and the function ...
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JavaScript flipping clock

Here are two simple classes - Digit class maintains digit behaviour - primarily flipping animations, and Clock class handles everything that is related to time data. I'm going to use this code for ...
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Countdown Timer in Python

I am a beginner in Python and I am yet to move on from the basics to things like OOP.I wrote all of this code (Python 3) in an hour or so for a simple countdown timer.Although some parts of it are ...