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Automated bits...

Was reading the FogBUGZ forum yesterday and it seems that the file heartbeat.asp (or something similar) runs ever 15 seconds or so.

How?

is the page added to task scheduler? or is the page just left open and it contains a META-REFRESH?

any ideas?
Groove Send private email
Wednesday, April 06, 2005
 
 
FogBugz comes with a small Windows service that hits that URL on a regular basis. It's not every 15 seconds... it's a sort of complicated calculation based on whether there's more work to be done, designed so that all the work gets done as quickly as possible without ever using more than 50% of the CPU resources.
Joel Spolsky Send private email
Friday, April 08, 2005
 
 

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