Class: EventMachine::Timer

Inherits:
Object
  • Object
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Defined in:
lib/em/timers.rb

Overview

Creates a one-time timer

timer = EventMachine::Timer.new(5) do # this will never fire because we cancel it end timer.cancel

Instance Method Summary (collapse)

Constructor Details

- (Timer) initialize(interval, callback = nil, &block)

Create a new timer that fires after a given number of seconds



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# File 'lib/em/timers.rb', line 11

def initialize interval, callback=nil, &block
  @signature = EventMachine::add_timer(interval, callback || block)
end

Instance Method Details

- (Object) cancel

Cancel the timer



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# File 'lib/em/timers.rb', line 16

def cancel
  EventMachine.send :cancel_timer, @signature
end