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JavaScript Throttle using requestAnimationFrame
function throttle(type, name, obj) {
var running = false;
obj = obj || window;
var func = function() {
if (running) return;
running = true;
requestAnimationFrame(function() {
obj.dispatchEvent(new CustomEvent(name));
running = false;
});
};
obj.addEventListener(type, func);
}
// Usage...
// Throttle scroll event
throttle('scroll', 'scroll.throttled');
// Listen to it
window.addEventListener('scroll.throttled', function() {
console.log('Event fired');
});
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