Kotlin Coroutines and Delay
setTimeout with a delay. The
setTimeout code never makes it to production, but it does help me to understand if my code is the problem or if there's a timing conflict.
In working with Kotlin on Android, I've needed to employ the same technique. Kotlin obviously doesn't have a
setTimeout, but it does have coroutines to achieve approximately the same effect.
To run an async coroutine with delay, you can use the following Kotlin code:
// Create an async coroutine
// Execute code to test functionality
The coroutine becomes async and the delay can be whatever amount of milliseconds you'd like!
When you want to keep an element in the same spot in the viewport no matter where on the page the user is, CSS's fixed-positioning functionality is what you need.
Above we set our element 2% from both the top and right hand side of the...