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Code whose primary purpose is to convert quantities from one system of measurement to another

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Basic rust Celsius to Fahrenheit conversion

I've been following the rust book, and I made a Celsius to Fahrenheit converter as it advised me. After a bit, I came up with this code; however in my opinion, there's a lot of unnecessary parts that ...
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Python 3.10+: an exploration of meta classes and subclasses through the lens of metric (SI) prefixes with subclass-able units and changeable bases

Problem Statement From the National Institute of Standards and Technology's Office of Weights and Measures, one can find a handy list of all the metric prefixes: e.g. Purpose Name Symbol Factor Name ...
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Temperature unit conversion in Rust

Below is a simple Rust program which inter-converts temperature between the Celsius scale and the Fahrenheit scale. It takes two inputs: scale referring to the temperature scale of the next input the ...
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Celsius Fahrenheit converter

I'm trying to learn Rust and for this reason I'm reading the Rust Book. It contains the following exercise: Convert temperatures between Fahrenheit and Celsius. Here's my take. Note I'm only using ...
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Temperature Scale Converter in Rust

Problem statement: Write a program that converts all given temperatures from a given input temperature scale to a given output temperature scale. The temperature scales to be supported are Kelvin, ...
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Temperature Scale Converter in Python

Problem statement: Write a program that converts all given temperatures from a given input temperature scale to a given output temperature scale. The temperature scales to be supported are Kelvin, ...
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Temperature Scale Converter in Kotlin

Problem statement: Write a program that converts all given temperatures from a given input temperature scale to a given output temperature scale. The temperature scales to be supported are Kelvin, ...
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Temperature Scale Converter in Java (for 8 scales)

Problem statement: Write a program that converts all given temperatures from a given input temperature scale to a given output temperature scale. The temperature scales to be supported are Kelvin, ...
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Temperature Scale Converter in Clojure

Problem statement: Write a program that converts all given temperatures from a given input temperature scale to a given output temperature scale. The temperature scales to be supported are Kelvin, ...
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Temperature Scale Converter in C

Problem statement: Write a program that converts all given temperatures from a given input temperature scale to a given output temperature scale. The temperature scales to be supported are Kelvin, ...
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Temperature Scale Converter in C++

Problem statement: Write a program that converts all given temperatures from a given input temperature scale to a given output temperature scale. The temperature scales to be supported are Kelvin, ...
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Temperature Scale Converter in Prolog

Problem statement: Write a program that converts all given temperatures from a given input temperature scale to a given output temperature scale. The temperature scales to be supported are Kelvin, ...
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Templatizing a Timer class

I'm making a timer class in C++. This is the overview: ...
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Python - Temperature - descriptors with conversion

So I'm trying to understand the concept of descriptors and gathered some code together and made an exampel out of different sources. Like the offical documentation and StackOverflow answers. I'd hope ...
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Time Converter - Python Tkinter - General comments on code

I have been learning python since being in lockdown, this is the first Tkinter application I've built without consulting the internet or seeking help anywhere. It is a time converter where you can ...
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HTML/JavaScript temperature converter with rounding

I am looking to improve the performance of my code through best practices and cleaner code. My goal here is just to perform a conversion whenever there is a keyup. But I noticed that my code looks ...
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Bytes to binary conversion function

I created a quick function to convert n bytes into binary for my student. She is not on that level yet, but I think it would be best for her if my demonstrative ...
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Java Temperature Converter

I have made a program that converts Celsius to Fahrenheit and Fahrenheit to Celsius. How is my code? ...
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Code to support different measurement systems

I am developing an application in which the user can use different measurement systems. Currently, there is support for the metric and imperial measurement systems. To support these systems, I wrote ...
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Yet another Fahrenheit and Celsius converter

Introduction I am recently learning Rust by reading The Rust Programming Language (a.k.a. the book). I have finished the first three chapters so far, and this is my attempt for the first exercise ...
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Convert a binary string, with each char separated by spaces, into a normal C string and print

This code is a purely for-fun project and it comes from this challenge at freeCodeCamp. This is simply an algorithm challenge which is usually meant for JavaScript, but I decided to perform in C. It ...
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Pythonic attempt at conversion of length

I'm trying to learn Python, so I started with a program to convert length units, mixing imperial and metric. First I wrote a bunch of small simple functions, but then I wanted to solve the issue of ...
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fasm convert hex byte to binary string

This fasm x64 (Linux) code seems very crude and repetitive, but it gets the job done. How could I perform this task in a more idiomatic manner? ...
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Angular control for inputting latitude and longitude with validation

I've built a custom control to handle user input in a human-readable format, but save in a machine-format. It needs to have input validation, and to convert UI-input to a base format. I'm interested ...
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Java command-line API client to fetch Bitcoin exchange rates

I am building a simple Java command-line application. And I want to know the best practice and make my code clean. Can anybody suggest to me how many different classes I can make and what more method ...
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Two classes to avoid confusion when handling degrees and radians

Experimenting with operator overloading for the first time. Based on my reading, it appears to be a bit of a minefield. Have I fallen into any traps? ...
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What should I change in my currency converter? [closed]

I wrote a simple currency converter in Python. Right now, my currency converter converts using the last available rate or converts using a specific date. Looking for: I'd appreciate any tips ...
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Convert light-years to other representations

the code is very messy, long and I am looking how to shorten it and/or simplify it. There are a lot of repeated variables, for example; 'hourToDay' and then 'hourToDay1', 'hourToDay2' and so forth. ...
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Convert a string like 4h53m12s to a total number of seconds in JavaScript

At the moment I have this: ...
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Simple OOP currency converter - follow-up

This is a follow up question on this post This is what I changed on my previous code: I use Exchanger and PairCurrency class ...
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Simple OOP currency converter

I am learning about OOP so it would be great if you can give me feedback on how to improve my code and OOP design. This is a currency converter. Firstly, it will call a method to add 2 currencies and ...
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Temperature and currency converters in OOP JS

I just started learning OOP from Mosh on YouTube and I looked for easiest exercises to practice. Can I get a feedback on my code please? What I did wrong and what I should change? In the code there ...
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Python 3 - simple temperature program version 1.3

Thank you to everyone for the feedback provided to the initial version of this program posted here. Please find below the newest version, revised based on the comments provided, for review and ...
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Python 3 - simple temperature program

I have been teaching myself Python (as well as Tkinter) and today one of the sites I was reading, asked us to write a program to covert one value from Fahrenheit to Celsius, once - an easy three line ...
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RGB to YCbCr conversion in Java

I found a Go language code to do RGB to YCbCr conversion from here! I ported it to Java: ...
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Converting between cooking measurements

I've made an Android app that converts between cooking measurements, taking into account the type of product you use (that way it can convert between mass and volume by using the density). What are ...
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Enum class for weight units

I have some enum classes for units, like Weight units (KG and LB). I am translating the code to Qt C++ from Java, and I'm wondering what the best way to do this is as enums cannot have constructors in ...
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Convert bitcoin value based on exchange rate from JSON API

I’m learning F# and trying to find a more ‘functional’ way to code a simple program that retrieves the price of BTC and calculates the EUR value of an amount of Bitcoin. ...
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Temperature and speed unit converter class in JS

This is what I came up with, but I'm not sure if: putting it in Class is the best approach multiple repeats (this.val etc.) are acceptable there is a better ...
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Asking 2 values, feet and inches, and it converts them to centimeters

I was doing an exercise in PHP, and it works perfectly, no problems. But I think that maybe I coded it so long, and I think it can be shorter than it is now, but I don't know how to make it shorter ...
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Temperature calculator in Rust

Just on a chapter 3 of Rust Book so not much good in Rust. so tried to implement a simple temprature calculator as suggest in this chapter. so i would like you guys to point anything you feel ...
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Calculator to add time intervals

I have written a little program that calculates the time by given strings. A time string in the context of this program consists of a number and a following letter that can be s, m, h, or d. You can ...
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Performing unit conversions using intermediate conversions

Challenge: Two input files are given The first contains |N| ratios in the form of two labels and a ratio: USD, GBP, 0.69 Meter, Yard, 1.09 YEN, EUR, 0.0077 GBP, YEN, 167.75 ...
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Fahrenheit and Celsius converter in Rust

I made a program that converts between Celsius and Fahrenheit. Is there any way that I could make this code more efficient and cleaner? ...
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Beginner radian/degree converter program

I'm a bit of a beginner when it comes to Java, and I created this small code to help me grasp a few small subjects. It allows its user to convert a radical to a degree measure and a degree measure to ...
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Unit conversion program into metre and stored input

I was curious as to how I'd be able to make this much clearer to read because from my perspective I understand what does what but how does it look to a third party? Also how are my object / method ...
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Temperature converter in Rust with input error handling

I started learning Rust a few hours ago with the Rust Book (2018 edition) and as part of one of the exercises decided to make a temperature converter. I wanted to make sure it handled all inputs ...
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Custom data type - "Binary" Float (0-1.0)

In my current game I have the need for values ranging from 0 to 1, or from -1 to 1. The values should never exceed this threshold, so instead of constantly validating the values I made a custom data ...
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SI type safe unit calculations (revised)

This is the continuation of the questions raised in this thread I did include the improvements that were mentioned but still feel like, I do more copies than I need to. Also I am unsure about the ...
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SI type safe unit calculations

I wrote a small type-rich MKS Unit system for the consistent and safe calculation of physical units in everyday use. I realized some operators' implementations via the Barton-Nackman trick while ...
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