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How to create cron in symfony?

Here, I will show you how to create cron in symfony.

Step 1:

Navigate to Project Directory.

Step 2:

create a Cron Task using this command.

php bin/console make:command app:[cron-name]

and it will generate a [cron-name]Command.php.

this file have two methods : configure() and execute().

Step 3 – Configuration:

in configure method, there are some configuration in this method like description, argument, and options.

$this->setDescription('Add a short description for your command')
->addArgument('arg1', InputArgument::OPTIONAL, 'Argument description')
->addOption('option1', null, InputOption::VALUE_NONE, 'Option description')

Step 4 – Execution :

In execute method have some code that will be execuated.

protected function execute(InputInterface $input, OutputInterface $output): int
$io = new SymfonyStyle($input, $output);
$arg1 = $input->getArgument('arg1');

if ($arg1) {
$io->note(sprintf('You passed an argument: %s', $arg1));

if ($input->getOption('option1')) {
// ...

$io->success('You have a new command! Now make it your own! Pass --help to see your options.');

return Command::SUCCESS;

Step 5 – Run Cron :

Now Open a command-line and run this command
`php bin/console app:[cron-name]`

now its have an output.

Thanks for reading.

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