Automating Php Scripts

by Brightlemon Admin

We do a lot of web development using the combination of Linux, Apache, Mysql and PHP (also known as LAMP). One issue we’ve encountered is how to automatically run PHP scripts.

With PERL scripts it’s easy – just add the script path to the cron job (the cron
is an automatic scheduler for Linux which allows scripts to run daily, weekly, monthly etc.).

For automating PHP scripts there two good resources that cover this topic are: