Scheduling a Nightly Build

In CircleCI 2.0 with workflows you are able to schedule a nightly build

If you are using CircleCI 1.0 or CircleCI 2.0 without workflows, you can trigger a nightly build using the our API

Which One Should I Use?

The benefit of using CircleCI 2.0 with workflows is that we schedule and trigger the build for you. If you use our API then you would have to set up a cron on one of your own servers in order to trigger a nightly build. 

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