Question

When will Cronjobs be introduced to Apps Platform?

I have seen multiple questions about this topic spanning over the past couple of years and somebody always answers “This is in the roadmap but we can’t tell you when it will be done.”

At the moment the only workaround is to set up a whole other component (for at least $12/month on the professional subscription) which seems a bit silly considering that’s what it costs to host a whole app.

Can we please get some idea of when scheduled jobs (or cron jobs) will be available in the Apps Platform?


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Hello,

A Job feature is already available for the DigitalOcean App Platform. This job feature allows you to run application code at a scheduled time.

For more information you could take a look at the official documentation here:

https://docs.digitalocean.com/products/app-platform/how-to/manage-jobs/

Regards, Bobby