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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'Form1 does not contain a definition for 'Form1', and [closed]

I am completing this tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bglYDCdoBCg I have uploaded the code and fixed all the reference errors but am still facing the following: "Form 1' does not contain a ...
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Tick. Tick. *breathe* BOOM! - Taming the SetTimer API (part 1)

WinAPI Timers can be quite tricky to work with, as anyone who's tried to use them and fallen foul of one of the many pitfalls probably knows. Problems such as screen freezing, crashes, uncontrolled ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Report time on whole hours

Report time at whole hours ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Stopwatch utility class in Java

Looking for input on my code for a Stopwatch utility written in Java. ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Speed-cubing timer console application

This code is my first implementation of this style of application in the console. In essence a stopwatch with some added functionality. I was interested in getting some feedback before I refactor and ...
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Solidity code for TimeBasedWill (smart contract)

Following is a TimeBasedWill I have written in Solidity to be built on the Ethereum Blockchain. I have tested the code using Remix IDE. I would like to get your comments and opinions about security ...
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Countdown control with arc animation

I've implemented countdown timer control with arc animation that looks like this Implementation notes: For arc visualization I've created class Arc derived from <...
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Three versions of a counting-up timer in JavaScript

I made 3 versions of a counting-up timer in JavaScript: Version #1 All units of time (seconds, minutes, hours, and days) are updated every second, whether they change or not. Pro: Shorter code. ...
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Async friendly Timer

I'm trying to implement a Timer that schedule an async action with the following requirements: thread safe only one action should be running at any given time (period countdown should start when the ...
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Extremely simple timer class in C++

A very bare-bones timer class created using the std::chrono library. I would like to know if any optimisations are possible and just to clarity, I am using MSVC (...
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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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A Simple Bash Timer

This is a timer I made quite some time ago and just came across it again today. I'm just wondering if there's anything wrong with it or anything I could improve. ...
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Scheduling using System.IObservable 2.0

As a follow up to this first attempt to create and use my own IObservable<T> implementation, this is version 2.0. The goal has been to correct the code where ...
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Scheduling using System.IObservable

With great inspiration from t3chb0ts ongoing work about scheduling, cron jobs etc. (last post here), I decided to make my own version of the Scheduler - using the observer pattern - as a learning ...
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Scheduler built with observables v2 (follow-up)

It would probably be too easy if the old Scheduler worked as intended being that simple. But an eye-openig review showed that from time to time it'll miss one ...
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Simple timer start and stop from console

Just a simple timer application for review. Stop and start the timer from the command line. The plan is to use this in a poker application to fold out a player if they don't act after a time ...