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timer function to change contents of DOM element at given interval (default: 5s)
// first iteration
// v0.1
(function(globalObject, document) {
function randomItem(collection) {
var index = Math.floor(Math.random() * collection.length);
return collection[index];
}
function roll(element, values, time) {
time = time || 5000;
setTimeout(function() {
element.innerHTML = randomItem(values);
roll(element, values, time);
}, time);
}
globalObject.roll = roll;
})(window, document);
// usage:
roll(document.querySelector('#theElement'), ["value1", "value2", "value3"]);
roll(document.querySelector('#theOtherElement'), ["value1", "value2", "value3"], 10000);
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