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CronTab callback for Tornado

Project description

tornado-crontab is a library that can make the task apps like crontab.

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Automatic installation:

$ pip install tornado-crontab

torando-crontab is listed in PyPI and can be installed with pip or easy_install.

Manual installation:

$ git clone
$ cd tornado-crontab
$ python install

tornado-crontab source code is hosted on GitHub


Here is an example every minute task app:

from __future__ import print_function
import functools
import tornado.ioloop
import tornado_crontab

def hello_crontab(value):

    print("Hello, {0}".format(value))

if __name__ == "__main__":

    _func = functools.partial(hello_crontab, *["crontab"])
    tornado_crontab.CronTabCallback(_func, "* * * * *").start()

decorator style task app:

from __future__ import print_function
import tornado.ioloop
from tornado_crontab import crontab

@crontab("* * * * *")
def hello_crontab(value):

    print("Hello, {0}".format(value))

if __name__ == "__main__":



tornado-crontab 0.4.x or earlier runs on Tornado 4.x or earlier.

Future policy of io_loop argument

io_loop argument to function and constructor is deprecated for 0.4.0 and removed for 0.5.0.
About this policy is based on the policy already indicated in Tornado, tornado-crontab also made the same policy.



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