A crowdsourced website that can tell you which dining halls at RPI have Lucky Charms.
The backend for this project requires Node.js... So make sure you have that. More information here.
We're also going to need some install some Node modules, so fire up npm and install these modules:
Or if you're lazy, just run this...
and npm will do the rest for you.
API (if you want to call it that?)
Updates to availability information is made by making POST requests to
There are two parameters to set, an id, and an available flag (a boolean).
The id flag (starting at 0) is simply the dining halls in alphabetical order.
There is also the ability to grab information on specific dining halls, this can be done by making GET requests to
/data/info using the same id as you would when updating information. The entire dataset can be grabbed by not specifying an id.
This software is licensed under the BSD 2-clause license.
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