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2 items tagged “cron”


App Engine: Scheduled Tasks With Cron. Cron tasks simply hit a URL on your application, and can be run as frequently as once a minute. They made up their own syntax, which much nicer than traditional unix cron. # 8th April 2009, 2:04 pm


The Cron Commandments. How to write well-behaved cron scripts, from Dean Wilson. # 27th June 2008, 9:48 am