Cron is a software utility that allows us to schedule tasks (cronjobs) to run periodically, at fixed times or at pre-determined intervals. These tasks can serve any desired function. Some common applications include periodically backing up user data or calling an API endpoint.
Setting environment variables on your machine is important in many cases if you’re a software developer. I’ve written an article that discusses the advantages of environment variables, albeit in the context of Flask. In this article, I’ll provide a step-by-step guide on creating your own environment variables for use within your applications.
I’ve been working on some web crawling projects recently. In my first project, my chosen tools were python, selenium, and homebrew. I doubt you need much of an introduction to python, selenium is a framework that facilitates browser automation. I won’t go into too much detail about selenium in this post in order to keep it […]