JerryFox JerryFox - 1 year ago 89
Javascript Question

Run function/code after certain time with nodejs

I am looking for a way to run some code in nodejs after N amount of seconds.

Tried setTimeout() but it seems to completely block on it until the time is out but this is not what I want since my server is still sending and receiving events.

Any advice?

Wio Wio
Answer Source

Actually, setTimeout is asynchronous, so it will not block.

    // this code will only run when time has ellapsed
}, n * 1000);
// this code will not block, and will only run at the time
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