jQuery doTimeout: Like setTimeout, but better!
Version: 1.0, Last updated: 3/3/2010
jQuery doTimeout takes the work out of delayed code execution, including interval and timeout management, polling loops and debouncing. In addition, it's fully jQuery chainable, with a very simple, yet powerful API.
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These working examples, complete with fully commented code, illustrate a few ways in which this plugin can be used.
Support and Testing
Information about what version or versions of jQuery this plugin has been tested with, what browsers it has been tested in, and where the unit tests reside (so you can test it yourself).
Internet Explorer 6-8, Firefox 2-3.6, Safari 3-4, Chrome 4-5, Opera 9.6-10.1.
1.0 - (3/3/2010) Callback can now be a string, in which case it will call the appropriate
$.fn.method, depending on where
.doTimeout was called. Callback must now return
true (not just a truthy value) to poll.
0.4 - (7/15/2009) Made the "id" argument optional, some other minor tweaks
0.3 - (6/25/2009) Initial release
Copyright (c) 2010 "Cowboy" Ben Alman
Dual licensed under the MIT and GPL licenses.