app.lib.cron() takes no parameters and executes the decorated function following a scheduled execution.


From DETA lib version 21 the convention is app.lib.cron. For all earlier lib versions the convention is app.cron. You can find a program's lib version by the deta.lib field in the INFO tab. The latest lib version is 22.

Usage example:

from deta.lib import app

def cron_handler(event):
    print("I run on a schedule")
    return "done"

event attributes:

  • event.type : str will be instantiated to "cron".
  • event.time : str time at which the event took place.