How to Create a Task

Task creation is as easy as creating and deploying a new smart contract. Task authors should follow the interface at ITask.cairo create a task that defines their automation.

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Example task

This is an example task that maintains a counter to be called at least every minute. Note: there is nothing currently preventing the counter to be called more frequently.
## SPDX-License-Identifier: AGPL-3.0-or-later
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%lang starknet
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from starkware.cairo.common.cairo_builtins import HashBuiltin
from starkware.starknet.common.syscalls import get_block_timestamp
from starkware.cairo.common.math_cmp import is_le
​
## @title Example counter task.
## @description Incrementable counter.
## @author Peteris <github.com/Pet3ris>
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#############################################
## STORAGE ##
#############################################
​
@storage_var
func __counter() -> (counter: felt):
end
​
@storage_var
func __lastExecuted() -> (lastExecuted: felt):
end
​
#############################################
## GETTERS ##
#############################################
​
@view
func counter{
syscall_ptr : felt*,
pedersen_ptr : HashBuiltin*,
range_check_ptr
}() -> (counter: felt):
let (counter) = __counter.read()
return (counter)
end
​
@view
func lastExecuted{
syscall_ptr : felt*,
pedersen_ptr : HashBuiltin*,
range_check_ptr
}() -> (lastExecuted: felt):
let (lastExecuted) = __lastExecuted.read()
return (lastExecuted)
end
​
#############################################
## TASK ##
#############################################
​
@view
func probeTask{
syscall_ptr : felt*,
pedersen_ptr : HashBuiltin*,
range_check_ptr
}() -> (taskReady: felt):
alloc_locals
​
let (lastExecuted) = __lastExecuted.read()
let (block_timestamp) = get_block_timestamp()
let deadline = lastExecuted + 60
let (taskReady) = is_le(deadline, block_timestamp)
​
return (taskReady=taskReady)
end
​
@external
func executeTask{
syscall_ptr : felt*,
pedersen_ptr : HashBuiltin*,
range_check_ptr
}() -> ():
# One could call `probeTask` here; it depends
# entirely on the application.
​
let (counter) = __counter.read()
let new_counter = counter + 1
let (block_timestamp) = get_block_timestamp()
__lastExecuted.write(block_timestamp)
__counter.write(new_counter)
return ()
end
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