best way to create a timer
rhamph at gmail.com
Sat Jun 14 19:10:10 CEST 2008
On Jun 12, 11:42 pm, Alexnb <alexnbr... at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am wondering what is the best way to create a timer, like an alarm, once it
> reaches a time, it triggers an event. I have a way of doing this but it
> seems like it isn't good at all. If it helps at all I am using a Tkinter,
> but that probably doesn't mean much. The way I was doing it was using a
> while loop, and just saying while current time is not = to trigger time, do
> nothing, and when it is, do event.
Tkinter makes a big difference here. Like most (all?) event loops, it
provides a way to call a function after a specified amount of time.
Here's two pages I found:
Note that it only fires once. If you want it to fire again you're
callback will have to setup another timer.
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