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Project Description

Suspend the execution of your program for a given amount of time. This works similarly to time.sleep, but uses your computers timestamp to track time, versus a counter.

For example, traditionally using time.sleep(3600), will pause the program for 60 minutes. If your computer goes into standby mode during minute one, and wakes up several hours later, your program will continue to sleep for 59 minutes.

With pause.seconds(3600), if your computer goes into standby (sleep) mode for several hours, the program will continue immediately after the machine wakes back up since the minimum amount of time has passed since the pause was started.

How it works

When you create a pause, it will determine what the end time of that pause should be. Then a loop will be started that will continually check the current time against the end time. When the current time is equal or greater than the end time, the method will return and your program can resume.

Precision

The precision should be within 0.001 of a second, however, this will depend on how precise your system sleep is and other performance factors.

This module checks the time at various intervals depending on how much time is left on the pause. If there is at least 1.5 seconds left, it will check every second. When the timer gets down to 0.1 seconds, the time will be checked every 0.001 second.

Install

Download the source code and run the following command:

sudo python ./setup.py install

Or, without downloading, install with pip:

sudo pip install pause

Examples:

Pause for half a second:

import pause
pause.milliseconds(500)

Or:

import pause
pause.seconds(0.5)

Pause for 1 minute:

import pause
pause.minute(1)

Pause for 2 days:

import pause
pause.days(2)

Pause until a unix time, with millisecond precision:

import pause
pause.until(1370640569.7747359)

Pause using datetime:

import pause, datetime
dt = datetime.datetime(2013, 6, 2, 14, 36, 34, 383752)
pause.until(dt)

Functions

  • days(num)
    Pause for this many days
  • hours(num)
    Pause for this many hours
  • milliseconds(num)
    Pause for this many milliseconds
  • minutes(num)
    Pause for this many minutes
  • seconds(num)
    Pause for this many seconds
  • time(num)
    Same as PauseFor.seconds()
  • until(time)
    Pause your program until a specific end time. ‘time’ is either a unix timestamp in seconds (i.e. seconds since Unix epoch) or datetime object
  • weeks(num)
    Pause for this many weeks
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