On 3/22/2010 9:00 PM, Ben Bleything wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 7:57 PM, Alex Baranosky <abaranosky / hotmail.com> wrote:
>   
>> I'll have to look into setting cron jobs on windows.
>>     
> I'm sure there's a native alternative to cron, but I have no idea what
> it is.  I suppose in the worst case you could install it as a service
> and just sleep in between runs.
>
> Ben
>
>   
Scheduled tasks in XP/2003.  Task Scheduler in Vista and newer.  I agree
that they are plenty powerful for this.  Another option on a Windows box
if your feeling fancy is the win32-service gem for writing Windows
services and rufus-scheduler for cron-like behavior.