# Agenda

# Feature

Currently, @tsed/agenda allows you to decorate classes with @Agenda and corresponding methods to have them picked up by the Agenda library to be scheduled automatically (@Every) or programmatically (@Define) via the AgendaService.

For more information about Agenda look at the documentation here (opens new window);

# Installation

To begin, install the Agenda module for Ts.ED:

npm install --save @tsed/agenda
npm install --save agenda
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# Configure your server

Import @tsed/agenda in your Server:

import {Configuration} from "@tsed/common";
import "@tsed/agenda"; // import agenda ts.ed module

const mongoConnectionString = "mongodb://127.0.0.1/agenda";

@Configuration({
  agenda: {
    enabled: true, // Enable Agenda jobs for this instance.
    // pass any options that you would normally pass to new Agenda(), e.g.
    db: {
      address: mongoConnectionString
    }
  }
})
export class Server {}
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# Create a new Service

Decorate the class with @Agenda. The namespace option is optional and will prefix the job name with namespace.

Use the @Every decorator to define a cron-like job that gets automatically scheduled based on the given interval. The name is optional and by default the method name is used as job name.

Use the @Define decorator on methods that you would like to schedule programmatically via the AgendaService and Agenda instance access.

import {Agenda, Every, Define} from "@tsed/agenda";
import {Job} from "agenda";

@Agenda({ namespace: "email" })
export class EmailJobService {
  @Every("60 minutes", {
    name: "maintenanceJob",
    /* ... and any option you would normally pass to agenda.every/define */ }
  })
  async sendAdminStatistics(job: Job) {
    // implement something here
  }

  @Define({
    name: "sendWelcomeEmail",
    /*  ... and any option you would normally pass to agenda.define(...) */
  })
  async sendWelcomeEmail(job: Job) {
    // implement something here
  }

  @Define({name: "sendFollowUpEmail"})
  async sendFollowUpEmail(job: Job) {
    // implement something here
  }
}
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# Inject Agenda

Inject the AgendaService instance to interact with it directly, e.g. to schedule a job manually.

import {Service, AfterRoutesInit} from "@tsed/common";
import {AgendaService} from "@tsed/agenda";

@Service()
export class UsersService implements AfterRoutesInit {
  @Inject()
  private agenda: AgendaService;

  async create(user: User): Promise<User> {
    // do something
    // ...
    // then schedule some jobs
    await this.agenda.now("email.sendWelcomeEmail", {user});
    await this.agenda.schedule("in 2 hours", "email.sendFollowUpEmail", {user});

    return user;
  }
}
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# Using Agendash

Agendash (opens new window) provides a job overview dashboard that makes it easy to manage, create and schedule your jobs.

Note

This is an optional feature and is not required to use agenda.

Install the additional dependency.

npm install --save agendash
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Afterwards create the module agendash.module.ts in src/modules so that the dashboard can be exposed using middleware.

import {AfterRoutesInit, Inject, PlatformApplication} from "@tsed/common";
import {Configuration, Module} from "@tsed/di";
import {Agenda} from "agenda";

const Agendash = require("agendash");

@Module()
export class AgendashModule implements AfterRoutesInit {
  @Configuration()
  config: Configuration;

  @Inject()
  agenda: Agenda;

  @Inject()
  app: PlatformApplication;

  $afterRoutesInit() {
    if (this.config.agenda?.enabled) {
      this.app.use("/agendash", Agendash(this.agenda));
    }
  }
}
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      Last Updated: 8/9/2022, 12:20:06 PM

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