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A loop timer instead of default one shot Timer from threading. Base on pythonTimer created by terryltang.

Project description

Python looping timer. Forked from terryltang/pythonTimer


pip install loopytimer

Feature & Usage

  • Require Python standard library: threading
  • Call a function after a specified number of seconds:
from loopytimer import LoopyTimer

timer = LoopyTimer(5.0, handler_func, args=[], kwargs={})
timer.set_call_limits(5)    # timer will run eternally if you don't set a limit
timer.cancel()     # cancel the timer's action if it's still waiting, will also destroy timer instance
  • Timer handler take positional arguments and keyword arguments:
timer = LoopyTimer(0.5, timer_handler, args=["Terry", "Tang"], kwargs={"city":"Houston", "state":"Texas"})
  • Cancel and destroy timer.
  • Add a customized logger function for timer handler.
  • Test cases included.


MIT License

Copyright (c) 2018 Wavky Huang


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