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Crontab implementation for Errbot

Project description

It is extention for plugin of Errbot to implement poller llike crontab.

Version in PyPI python versions License Requirements Status



$ pip install errcron
$ pip install git+



from errcron import CrontabMixin

class ClockTimer(CrontabMixin, BotPlugin):
    CRONTAB = [
        '@hourly .post_hourly',
        '0 8 * * * .post_morning_call @attakei'

    def activate(self):
        # some expression

    def post_hourly(self, polled_time):
        user =  self.build_identifier('#general')
        return self.send(user, 'Just {} o-clock!!'.format(polled_time.strftime('%H')))

    def post_morning_call(self, polled_time, identity):
        user =  self.build_identifier(identity)
        return self.send(user, 'Good morning!')
  1. Extend your plugin by CrontabMixin

  2. Define crontab

  3. In activate, activate crontab too

  4. Run

Latest changes

version 0.4.4

  • Fix for latest crontab-parser

  • Fix test targets in Travis-CI

version 0.4.3

  • Add python 3.6 for test target (compatible)

  • Can import as from errcron import CrontabMixin


Errbot is available as open source software and released under the GPL v3 license.

See full license file.

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