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JavaScript/TypeScript job processing framework
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What is TaskBotJS?

TaskBotJS is a job queue and processing service for NodeJS applications. Using Redis as a background store, TaskBotJS allows you to offload long-running jobs away from your web application and handles all the rough edges involved: job scheduling, handling failures and retries, priority queueing, and the works
TaskBotJS is a tool in the Background Processing category of a tech stack.
TaskBotJS is an open source tool with 493 GitHub stars and 13 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to TaskBotJS's open source repository on GitHub

TaskBotJS Integrations

TaskBotJS's Features

  • JS/TypeScript Support
  • Immediate jobs
  • Scheduled jobs
  • Queue prioritization
  • Configurable job retry
  • Custom plugins
  • JSON logs
  • Web UI
  • Batching/orchestration
  • Safer queueing
  • Per-worker metrics
  • Expiring jobs
  • Graceful termination
  • Recurring/cron jobs
  • Unique jobs
  • Argument encryption

TaskBotJS Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to TaskBotJS?
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Background jobs can be any Ruby class or module that responds to perform. Your existing classes can easily be converted to background jobs or you can create new classes specifically to do work. Or, you can do both.
It is an open-source framework that helps you to create, process and manage your background jobs, i.e. operations you don't want to put in your request processing pipeline. It supports all kind of background tasks – short-running and long-running, CPU intensive and I/O intensive, one shot and recurrent.
Beanstalks's interface is generic, but was originally designed for reducing the latency of page views in high-volume web applications by running time-consuming tasks asynchronously.
It is an alternative PHP FastCGI implementation with some additional features useful for sites of any size, especially busier sites. It includes Adaptive process spawning, Advanced process management with graceful stop/start, Emergency restart in case of accidental opcode cache destruction etc.
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