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AuthorKe Carlton
LicensePublic Domain
Posted25 Jul 2013
Updated25 Jul 2013
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Restricts code from executing more frequently than the specified number of seconds. Returns the number of seconds to wait until blocks should be executed.

Sample Usage

define my_thread => thread {
   public active_tick => every(60) => {
      // do stuff

Source Code

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define every(seconds::integer) => {
		gb =  givenblock,
		v = '_poll_'+#gb->self->type + #gb->methodname,
		last = var(#v),
		since = #last ? #last->secondsBetween(date) | #seconds
	if(#since >= #seconds) => {
		handle => { var(#v) = date }
		return #gb() || #seconds
		return (#seconds - #since)


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