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throttle-promise

1.0.4 • Public • Published

throttle-promise

Throttle promise-returning & async functions

It also works with normal functions.

Useful for rate limiting calls to an external API, for example.

NOTE: This is a fork of p-throttle, but without ES6 in the source code.

Install

$ npm install throttle-promise

Usage

Here, the trottled function is only called twice a second:

const throttle = require('throttle-promise');
 
const now = Date.now();
 
const throttled = throttle(i => {
    const secDiff = ((Date.now() - now) / 1000).toFixed();
    return Promise.resolve(`${i}${secDiff}s`);
}, 2, 1000);
 
for (let i = 1; i <= 6; i++) {
    throttled(i).then(console.log);
}
//=> 1: 0s
//=> 2: 0s
//=> 3: 1s
//=> 4: 1s
//=> 5: 2s
//=> 6: 2s

API

throttle(fn, limit, interval)

Returns a throttled version of fn.

fn

Type: Function

Promise-returning/async function or a normal function.

limit

Type: number

Maximum number of calls within an interval.

interval

Type: number

Timespan for limit in milliseconds.

throttledFn.abort()

Abort pending executions. All unresolved promises are rejected with a throttle.AbortError error.

Related

  • p-debounce - Debounce promise-returning & async functions
  • p-limit - Run multiple promise-returning & async functions with limited concurrency
  • p-memoize - Memoize promise-returning & async functions
  • More…

License

MIT © Sindre Sorhus

Install

npm i throttle-promise

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1.0.4

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