Scheduling API Calls

Running a Scheduled Task for your API is a very common need for any business. Achieving such a feat is much easier with our tutorial for creating a CRON job for your API. Whether you are synchronizing data on a schedule or just simply do not want to call an endpoint manually anymore. So how is it done?

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This example will walk you through creating a CRON job to synchronize your data between two databases every minute. This of course can be modified to run on different intervals and used for other tasks. 

Check out “Scheduled Tasks with DreamFactory“.