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Deploy the app (heroku for example)
Set the environment vars :
$ export MAIL=your email $ export PASSWORD=your password
Schedule a cron :
$ crontab -e > 0 5,22 * * * wget -O - -q your-heroku-app.herokuapp.com # every day at 5h/22h
If using Heroku, you can also use the Heroku Scheduler, and the cronjob prepared for that (
./bin/request.js). You will also have to setup the enviroment var
APP_URL, and you can fully automate the load of the page:
That's it !