Monthly Archives: February 2015

How to Set a Cron Job 24 Hours from Now

On the latest project I am working, a mobile app, upon a certain action of the user on the server, I need to schedule a task to run exactly 24 hours later. Cron to the rescue! My first, naive idea, however, was to add a new cron job to the crontab whenever a user hit […]

Two Great Tools to Build and Test Your API

My latest mobile project relies heavily on an API, so a lot of development time was spent defining, implementing and testing the API. During the process I used two tools mainly, and they were very helpful. Below you’ll find them in case you are in a similar position. 1. This neat little tool helps […]