Have any of you ever tried to run cron jobs, or scheduled tasks with replit?
Since repls sleep, you can't use inbuilt timer functions - meaning you'd have to use something like Uptime Robot to ping your site every
x minutes. But - Uptime Robot always repeatedly pings your website, even if you only want to schedule a one time task, and you have to manually add a url to ping on their website.
kron lets you schedule tasks using a simple get request. It's as simple as this 👇
Send a request there, and 1 hour (
3600 seconds) after this request is sent,
https://google.com will recieve a
get request from
Check out more details on the github repo - and let me know if you have any questions.
Also - would y'all like to see a tutorial on this, along with a full example app?