Does JavaScript supports native function for inserting waits in the code?

Does JavaScript supports native function for inserting waits in the code?

Hi Richard,

When performing Selenium test automation, there are many options for implementing pauses within your source code. The most frequently used method for timing out is to use the Sleep or Thread.Sleep functions. When using this approach however, it’s very important to consider the thread priority, number of times it is called within a test case, and what type of delay you are aiming at achieving.

Selenium has bindings for a wide range of programming languages, including JavaScript. Selenium supports the programming language of Java, which has different methods for implementing wait functions. However, JavaScript engine does not support this. Rather than try to find workarounds to force it to support the same commands Java does, you should consider using Async/Await, setTimeout(), and Promises to implement the wait function.

How can refer this blog on How To Use JavaScript Wait Function In Selenium WebDriver to deep dive into the subject:

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