JavaScript UK : JavaScript timers -- The Final Countdown

Event Info

Tue 19 Apr, 2011 from 6:30pm - 8:00pm
The Skills Matter eXchange
116 - 120 Goswell Road
London, EC1V 7DP, UK (Map)
Cost: Free -- registration required


JavaScript has four 'timer' functions - setTimeout, setInterval, clearTimeout, clearInterval. It doesn't look like a lot, but there are many non-obvious ways we can use them.

In this talk, Damjan Vujnovic will demonstrate how they work and how can they help with global namespace pollution detection, custom event dispatching, asynchronous testing, throttling, funneling...



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