Posts Tagged ‘cron’

For web developers, sometimes it is necessary to run a re-occurring task on the web server, such as sending out emails for notifications, or doing a periodic update without interaction from the client. On UNIX-like Operating Systems, the well-known Cron is a simple to use option, on Windows, it’s Task Scheduler. In this tutorial, I will step through the process of setting up a scheduled task to have a web script executed periodically.

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010 at 15:58 | 0 comments