A technique for scheduling tasks to be run at specific time or on specific event.

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Schedule a job from the Windows command line?

On Linux there is cron job and at job. Is there a way to schedule a job from the command line on Windows? The Task Scheduler GUI is not what I am after. I must modify a script to schedule an event ...
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Windows equivalent to cron?

What's the Windows equivalent to cron, or for those of you unfamiliar with Unix, how does one schedule a program to run at regular intervals?
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Looking For Free/Cheap Download Manager/Scheduler for Mac OS X [closed]

My ISP provides cheaper downloads during an offpeak of 2am to 10am. What is a good download manager for OS X that allows me to schedule my downloads so they automatically start at 2am and stop at ...
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Pause all but x CPU-intensive tasks

I've got about 50 folders of data to process, and I've got a ruby script that processes a folder's files (which folder it processes is based on a .yml configuration file). And a computer with four ...