Scriptable widget trigger rate

Hey @simonbs! Love the work you’ve done with Scriptable and Data Jar! I’m just now diving into Scriptable as I saw you can create widgets with them in iOS 14. I was wondering though, if the widget is making a call to some API or JSON feed, do you know how often the call is triggered? And how/when it’s triggered in the context of a widget?

I think elsewhere, it’s been said that it’s mostly up to the OS, and you can expect every 5 minutes or so. refreshAfterDate was added, but as with much of this, it doesn’t guarantee that it will be refreshed at that time.

I suppose you could write a log with the FileManager with times and dates to see how often updates happen.


Oh very cool! This is helpful. Thanks so much @DrieStone!

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