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How to create your own cron in Total.js?

How to create own cron with help of Total.js?

Total.js can be used anywhere, you just need to know how to use it. This tutorial describes how to create custom cron using Total.js framework.

Cron in a web application

In a web application we can choose whether we want the cron to run in same thread or in a new thread (worker).

Cron executed in the same thread

  • create a definition file e.g. cron.js
  • we use F.schedule() for creating the job

Cron executed as a worker (new thread)

  • create a definition file e.g. cron.js
  • create a worker file e.g. cron.js
  • we use F.schedule() for creating timing

definitions/cron.js:

workers/cron.js:

Cron as a server service

  • create a script e.g. cron.js
  • run it $ node cron.js