Trigger a function if TYPING STOPPED

HTML


<input type="text" id="username" />

JS

var timeoutReference;
$(document).ready(function() {
$('input#username').keypress(function() {
var _this = $(this); // copy of this object for further usage
if (timeoutReference) clearTimeout(timeoutReference);
timeoutReference = setTimeout(function() {
alert(_this.val());
}, 3000);
});
});

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My passion became my profession , I'm a driven, energetic and proactive tech professionally. I consider myself an engagement professional, as I don't simply provide solutions, I create them. I am a continuous learner – always looking for new technologies, in my spare time I search Google for the latest trends . I like to think of myself as a futurist and I'm a Full Stack JavaScript Developer. >> Skills << ✔ Web App Development ✔ Strong Javascript ✔ Backbone.js, Angular.js, Dojo.js ✔ jQuery.js ✔ Node.js ✔ MongoDb , MySql ✔ Socket.io / Web Sockets (Native) ✔ PHP ✔ Ruby (Watir - Automation) ✔ Grunt ✔ Github , Bitbucket , SVN ✔ Agile Process ✔ Scrum ✔ Ability to research and adapt new techs ✔ Fast Learner ✔ Always Punctual ✔ Critical Thinker ✔ Friendly Personality

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