jQuery Timer

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Basically setTimeout with more options.

View demo: http://jchavannes.com/jquery-timer/demo

Download: http://jchavannes.com/download/jquery-timer-demo.zip


$.timer( [ action ] , [ time ], [ autostart ] )

  • action A Function to be called by the timer.

  • time A Number determining how long between actions in milliseconds.

  • autostart A Boolean indicating whether to start the timer. Defaults to false.


var timer = $.timer(function() {
    alert('This message was sent by a timer.');
timer.set({ time : 5000, autostart : true });

timer.play(reset);  // Boolean. Defaults to false.
timer.stop();  // Pause and resets
timer.toggle(reset);  // Boolean. Defaults to false.
timer.once(time);  // Number. Defaults to 0.
timer.isActive  // Returns true if timer is running
timer.remaining // Remaining time when paused


See the LICENSE file for license rights and limitations (MIT).


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