How to use settimeout on vuex action?

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by domenico , in category: Javascript , 6 months ago

How to use settimeout on vuex action?

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by adan , 6 months ago

@domenico 

To use setTimeout in a Vuex action, you can follow these steps:

  1. Import setTimeout from the JavaScript built-in global object, window, at the beginning of your Vuex actions file:
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import { setTimeout } from 'window';


  1. Within your Vuex action, use setTimeout along with a promise to create a delay before executing another action or committing a mutation.
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actions: {
  async myAction({ commit, dispatch }) {
    // Execute some code before the delay if needed

    await new Promise(resolve => {
      setTimeout(() => {
        // Execute code, commit a mutation, or dispatch another action here
        commit('mutation_name', payload);
        dispatch('anotherAction', payload);
        
        resolve();
      }, 2000); // Set the delay time in milliseconds
    });

    // Execute code after the delay if needed
  }
}


In the example above, the setTimeout function is wrapped in a promise, allowing the await keyword to wait until the delay is complete before continuing the execution of the action.


Note that when using setTimeout with async/await syntax, you need to explicitly wrap it in a Promise.


Make sure to adjust the delay time (2000 in the example) according to your requirements.