In this blog post, I will run through 3 different ways to execute a delayed Python loop. In these examples, we will aim to run the loop once every minute.
To show the delay, we will print out the current datetime using the datetime module.
I think I’d be a bit concerned about all three potentially failing—option 1 can get out of sync if it takes more than 1 second to process inside the loop, option 2 might miss a minute, and option 3 can also sometimes miss. But it’s interesting to think about.