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[1.15.2] How to create a timer similar to Java util Timer using Forge methods


ultra_reemun

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I am currently using Java's built in Timer for my code, however I am facing problems such as it still running whilst the game is paused.

Is there a built in Timer for forge?

 

In my case, I need:

A timer that runs code after a fixed time

E.g when a key is pressed, wait five seconds then do something

A timer that runs code every tick for a fixed time

E.g when a key is pressed, do something constantly for five seconds

 

Any Help would be greatly appreciated!

 

- Roman

 

Edit: This is my first mod so if anything seems too obvious, please share because I'll have learned something!

Edited by ultra_reemun
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4 minutes ago, diesieben07 said:

Note that your current code is inherently broken, because it uses a separate thread and thus will break Minecraft's single-threaded assumptions.

 

Usually when you need delays you use a tick event and count ticks.

Thanks for pointing that out, I didn't realise the implications.

I will look into Forge's tick events as I'm new to modding Minecraft.

 

Thanks for the help!

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