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CakeResque 3.0 : welcoming the Scheduled Jobs

CakeResque 3.0 was just freshly baked. The most important feature of this version is the support of scheduled jobs. In addition to the possibility of queuing a job for a later execution, you can now specify when to queue the job. Scheduling jobs Queuing a job on a future date You can know specify when […]

Background jobs with php and resque: part 8, a glance at php-resque-ex

In all the previous part of this tutorial serie, we were using php-resque. But in some cases, this original library is not enough. Php-resque-ex is a fork of php-resque, and provides additional features. It has the same API as php-resque, and can replace it without problems.

Background jobs with php and resque: part 6, integration into CakePHP

Using background jobs inside a php framework with php-resque is a little bit different, as the framework is imposing its own convention. Let’s see how to create background jobs in CakePHP, with the CakeResque plugin. CakeResque is a CakePHP plugin for creating background jobs that can be processed offline later. CakeResque is more than a […]

Background jobs with php and resque: part 5, creating jobs

Now that you have some workers running, let’s feed them some jobs. In this part, we’ll try to understand what’s a job, and how to refactor your application to implement background jobs. What’s a job A job is a written order to tell the workers to execute a particular task. This order looks like: Mail, […]

Background jobs with php and resque: part 2, queue system

As said in part 1, a queue is needed to save the jobs. Worker will then poll this queue at a defined interval to execute these jobs.

Background jobs with php and resque: part 1, introduction

Background jobs are jobs that are executed outside the main flow of your program, and usually handled by a queue system. This first tutorial of the serie will introduce what’s a background job and its importance. Part 1 : Introduction Part 2 : Queue system Part 3 : Installation Part 4 : Worker Part 5 […]