Limit the execution rate of any function.
npm install function-rate-limit
rateLimit(limitCount, limitInterval, function);
returns a rate limited function which should be called instead of the
function passed to
- limitCount - the number of times per
limitIntervalto limit execution of
- limitInterval - the duration of time during which to limit execution of
functionspecified in ms
- function - the function which should be rate limited
function will be called up to
limitCount times during
limitInterval including bursting.
var rateLimit = ;// limit to 2 executions per 1000msvar start = Datevar fn =;for var y = 0; y < 10; y++;
10 ms - 011 ms - 11004 ms - 21012 ms - 32008 ms - 42013 ms - 53010 ms - 63014 ms - 74017 ms - 84017 ms - 9
pre 1.x behavior
Prior to version 1.x.x, this module behaved as a throttle module.
function would be invoked only one time per
limitCount/limitInterval with no bursting. If you need this functionality again and do not want bursting, see the
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