Question

'triggers' found in 'action' clause in project.yml

We are getting following build error when trying to build function attached to app platform.

✘ an error occurred while parsing project.yml:
Error:   : Invalid project configuration file (project.yml): Invalid key
›   'triggers' found in 'action' clause in project.yml

project.yml

packages:
  - name: sample
    functions:
      - name: payouts
        binary: false
        runtime: "nodejs:18"
        web: true
        environment:
          DATABASE_URL: "${foo.DATABASE_URL}"
        limits:
          timeout: 3000
          memory: 128
        triggers:
          - name: daily-payout-10pm
            sourceType: scheduler
            sourceDetails:
              cron: "00 22 * * *"

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Bobby Iliev
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July 13, 2023

Hi there,

Indeed, this is not available on the App Platform yet. You can find the complete list of available app specs here:

https://docs.digitalocean.com/products/app-platform/reference/app-spec/

Scheduled triggers are not yet available for function components deployed through App Platform but only when using the stand alone functions:

https://docs.digitalocean.com/products/functions/how-to/schedule-functions/

For the time being, in case that you need to run a job scheduler on the App Platform you can use the following aproach:

https://docs.digitalocean.com/developer-center/how-to-setup-a-job-scheduler-on-digitalocean-app-platform/

Hope that this helps!

Best,

Bobby

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