How to Setup Cron Job in App Platform using laravel

I am still new in App platform and was wondering how to set up crons job using Laravel Task Scheduler

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Following the article, another container is created, so the comand ‘php artisan schedule:run’ will run on cron container and not on Laravel container. When running cron with Laravel applications the cron must be on the same container of application. I don’t know how to install customizable apps working with DigitalOcean Apps, where we can install the cron manualy. Any new notices about it I thanks.

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April 15, 2023

Hello @buzz34

You can check our article on How To Setup a Job Scheduler on the DigitalOcean App Platform

You can then define this cron job that will call the Laravel command scheduler every minute. Then, Laravel evaluates your scheduled tasks and runs the tasks that are due.

  1. * * * * * cd /path-to-your-project && php artisan schedule:run >> /dev/null 2>&1


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