Stop Watch

By adamlubek

This recipe demonstrates RxJS implementation of Stop Watch, inspired by RxJS Advanced Patterns – Operate Heavily Dynamic UI’s talk by @Michael_Hladky

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Stop Watch

index.ts

// RxJS v6+
import { fromEvent, interval, merge, noop, NEVER } from 'rxjs';
import { map, mapTo, scan, startWith, switchMap, tap } from 'rxjs/operators';
interface State {
count: boolean;
countup: boolean;
speed: number;
value: number;
increase: number;
}
const getElem = (id: string): HTMLElement => document.getElementById(id);
const getVal = (id: string): number => parseInt(getElem(id)['value']);
const fromClick = (id: string) => fromEvent(getElem(id), 'click');
const fromClickAndMapTo = (id: string, obj: {}) =>
fromClick(id).pipe(mapTo(obj));
const fromClickAndMap = (id: string, fn: _ => {}) =>
fromClick(id).pipe(map(fn));
const setValue = (val: number) =>
(getElem('counter').innerText = val.toString());
const events$ = merge(
fromClickAndMapTo('start', { count: true }),
fromClickAndMapTo('pause', { count: false }),
fromClickAndMapTo('reset', { value: 0 }),
fromClickAndMapTo('countup', { countup: true }),
fromClickAndMapTo('countdown', { countup: false }),
fromClickAndMap('setto', _ => ({ value: getVal('value') })),
fromClickAndMap('setspeed', _ => ({ speed: getVal('speed') })),
fromClickAndMap('setincrease', _ => ({ increase: getVal('increase') }))
);
const stopWatch$ = events$.pipe(
startWith({
count: false,
speed: 1000,
value: 0,
countup: true,
increase: 1
}),
scan((state: State, curr): State => ({ ...state, ...curr }), {}),
tap((state: State) => setValue(state.value)),
switchMap((state: State) =>
state.count
? interval(state.speed).pipe(
tap(
_ =>
(state.value += state.countup ? state.increase : -state.increase)
),
tap(_ => setValue(state.value))
)
: NEVER
)
);
stopWatch$.subscribe();

index.html

<style>
input,
#counter,
#controls {
text-align: center;
margin: auto;
}
#counter {
font-size: 50px;
}
#controls {
width: 50%;
}
</style>
<div id="counter">0</div>
<div id="controls">
<fieldset>
<legend>Setup</legend>
<button id="start">start</button>
<button id="pause">pause</button>
<button id="reset">reset</button>
</fieldset>
<fieldset>
<legend>Count</legend>
<button id="countup">count up</button>
<button id="countdown">count down</button>
</fieldset>
<fieldset>
<legend>Set to</legend>
<input id="value" value="0"></input>
<br/>
<button id="setto">set value</button>
</fieldset>
<fieldset>
<legend>Speed</legend>
<input id="speed" value="1000"></input>
<br/>
<button id="setspeed">set speed</button>
</fieldset>
<fieldset>
<legend>Increase</legend>
<input id="increase" value="1"></input>
<br/>
<button id="setincrease">set increase</button>
</fieldset>
</div>

Operators Used