async sleep javascript
snippet in javascript

javascript sleep

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const sleep = (milliseconds) => {
  return new Promise(resolve => setTimeout(resolve, milliseconds))
}

/*Use like so*/

async function timeSensativeAction(){ //must be async func
  //do something here
  await sleep(5000) //wait 5 seconds
  //continue on...
}

js timer wait before functoin

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//code before the pause
setTimeout(function(){
    //do what you need here
}, 2000);

async sleep javascript

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await new Promise(r => setTimeout(r, 2000));

javascript version of sleep

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//Javascipt is asyncronous so you can't pause/block code execution
//You can delay doing something with setTimeout
setTimeout(function(){
 	alert("Sup!"); 
}, 2000);//wait 2 seconds