TL;DR

I use GitLab’s CI/CD free feature to automatically run code periodically in the cloud.

Background

Every now and then I come across the need to automate a task (written in code) to be performed periodically, so that it’ll run by itself, without my intervention.
Such tasks can be submitting an online form, scraping data from a website, running some script that updates something else online, etc. …

Moti Lavian

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