floodgate

Throttles a stream to pass one value per given interval.

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Throttles a stream to pass one value per given interval.

var floodgate = require('floodgate');

var gate = floodgate({ interval: 200 });
gate.pipe(process.stdout);

'hello world'.split('').forEach(gate.write.bind(gate));

demo

Installation

npm install floodgate

API

floodgate(opts)

/**
 * Creates a transform stream that will delay passing values through according to the given interval.
 *
 * Note:
 *  Passing and interval of 0 is useful in order to keep any streams in your pipe chain from blocking the 
 *  event loop.
 * 
 * @name Floodgate
 * @function
 * @param opts {Object} typical TransformStream options (like highWaterMark) and one additional:
 *  - interval: the interval at which to time out passing through values
 * @return {TransformStream} stream that can be added to a pipe in order to delay values coming through
 */

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License

MIT

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