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throttle

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Creates a throttled function that only invokes the provided function at most once per every wait milliseconds

Use setTimeout() and clearTimeout() to throttle the given method, fn. Use Function.prototype.apply() to apply the this context to the function and provide the necessary arguments. Use Date.now() to keep track of the last time the throttled function was invoked. Omit the second argument, wait, to set the timeout at a default of 0 ms.

const throttle = (fn, wait) => {
  let inThrottle, lastFn, lastTime;
  return function() {
    const context = this,
      args = arguments;
    if (!inThrottle) {
      fn.apply(context, args);
      lastTime = Date.now();
      inThrottle = true;
    } else {
      clearTimeout(lastFn);
      lastFn = setTimeout(function() {
        if (Date.now() - lastTime >= wait) {
          fn.apply(context, args);
          lastTime = Date.now();
        }
      }, Math.max(wait - (Date.now() - lastTime), 0));
    }
  };
};