I am new to rails and I never heard something about a cron job. I think
I need to read about it first.
any good sources to start on?
Frederick C. wrote:
Andreas S. wrote:
my app needs a daily application running to check the database on some
changes and sending out some emails to customers.
This is certainly possible. We have a cron job that wakes up every day
at some fixed time and sends out an email to customers who have
indicated they want our mailing.
ActionMailer is quite nice to work with, although suffers from some
minor foibles (eg in current versions the path to sendmail is not a
ActionMailer can either talk directly to sendmail or it can use smtp to