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A timer in ThingsDB is a closure that is attached to a scope and runs at a scheduled time. Timers may be configured with a repeat value (at least 30 seconds) or as a one-time schedule.
Timers can be used in the
@thingsdb scope and in
Timers always have a unique Id by which they can be identified.
|del_timer||Delete an existing timer.|
|has_timer||Check if a timer exists.|
|new_timer||Create a new timer.|
|run||Run a timer (runs the closure with the timer arguments).|
|set_timer_args||Change timer arguments.|
|timer_args||Get the current timer arguments.|
|timer_info||Show information about a timer.|
|timers_info||Show information about all timers in the current scope.|