The next lossy technique for backpressure is the usage of the debounce() operator. This operator emits data from the observable only after a certain interval when the last emission from this observable has passed.
This method is really useful to implement features such as search-as-you-type, as we might not want to call our server for every keystroke from the user. Using this method, we can let the user keep typing and search only when the user stays a few milliseconds without typing anything.
The debounce() operator has the following signature:
The first parameter is mandatory and the second is optional:
- interval: This is the time to wait in milliseconds
- scheduler: This ...