I just want to say, I am by no means the author of this snippet, nor the first person to think it. Still, this is one of my favorite helper functions and I thought, why not share it--might make someone else's life easier too.
A simple function, that simply takes in the amount of milliseconds you wish to wait as a parameter. We then immediately return a new Promise, which is resolved when setTimeout completes.
In action, it may look like this.
Simple and clean.