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Ocupado – An Internet Connected Restroom Occupancy Detector

Here at Quick Left (Boulder), the office has a single restroom, and like ~30 or so employees. With that, employees were often faced with the harsh reality of making numerous trips to the restroom only to find it occupied, and subsequently needing to walk back to their desks. trollface

As our slogan states, "We turn hard problems into great software", and thus we set out to find a solution to this problem, but of course no ordinary solution would do. We also needed something that would satisfy the inner geek in all of us.

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Grunt.js: The Basics

Most projects can benefit from a good dose of build automation. For much of the unix world "Make" is the tool of choice, but in the web and javascript world Grunt.js is emerging as the de facto standard. If you're working with a javascript project where build tasks still need to be done manually, then grunt is well worth checking out.

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