Cron job messaging for hubot

npm install hubot-cron
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hubot-cron adds a cronjob system to hubot to schedule messages on a specific date and time.


Add hubot-cron to your package.json, run npm install and add hubot-cron to external-scripts.json.

Add hubot-cron to your package.json dependencies.

"dependencies": {
  "hubot-cron": ">= 0.1.0"

Add hubot-cron to external-scripts.json.

> cat external-scripts.json
> ["hubot-cron"]


miyagawa> hubot new job "0 9 * * 1-5" Good morning everyone!
hubot> Job 12345 created

miyagawa> hubot list jobs
hubot> (list of jobs)

miyagawa> hubot rm job 12345
hubot> Job 12345 removed

You can use any node-cron compatible crontab format to schedule messages. Registered message will be sent to the same channel where you created a job.

To persist the cron job in the hubot restart, you're recommended to use redis to persist Hubot brain.

See Also in hubot-scripts.

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