Questions tagged [unit-conversion]

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

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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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Unit of measure class for mass in java

I was looking at this answer on SO to handle units in java. The concept was interesting to me, except I didn't like that it had to be per object that had mass, instead of encapsulating a ...
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Convert a string in time format to minutes

I am new to C#. I just created a method where I can convert a string with the format HH:MM AM/PM to minutes. I was wondering if there is a better or more effective way to achieve the same result. <...
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Pounds-to-tons converter

Finished my first lone project and I'm wondering if the execution is passable. This is a basic lbs to tons converter. The customer drives on the scale loaded, then dumps the load and returns unloaded ...
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Enhancing a Conversion calculator

Could I please have some ideas how to improve this conversion calculator I have made. I am currently not looking to add any more quantities, but rather trying to enhance the usability and add some ...
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Pretty print uptime given seconds and omit unnecessary strings

Given an integer number of seconds, return a string which represents in human readable format the number of days/hours/minutes/seconds that are equivalent. ...
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Function to convert strings from hmmss, mmss, ss format to milliseconds

Here's the current logic to convert strings in the format hh:mm:ss, mm:ss or ss to ...
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Struct for angles

I would like to ask about the code below: ...
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Convert geodetic coordinates to geocentric (cartesian)

I'd like to retain as much float precision as possible without having to resort to specialized libraries so I need this code to work with only standard modules. I'm doing this in QGIS where ...
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Simple unit converter and shipment builder

My first python program top to bottom used for work. First it converts units from imperial to metric and vice versa, then adds the dimensions to a shipment and prints the shipment. When you do a new ...
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Temperature converter using “switch” statement

I wrote a program to convert temperature into different units, where the users have to put a space between temperature and unit: 23 f, 34 c, 45 k ...
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Python beginner code for a currrency converter

I am also pretty new to Python so I want to show my code for a very small currency converter with an Tkinter GUI. The code does what I want, but now I want to optimize it and find new "next level" ...
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Temperature unit conversion (C,F,K) in C++ - follow-up

Link to my first question: Converting Celsius and Fahrenheit in C++ I've improved my code, following @Jamal's recommendations. I hope I did everything right. The only thing I didn't get was putting ...
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Converting Celsius and Fahrenheit in C++

I've made my first little program written in C++ and was wondering if anyone could evaluate it and suggest some improvements. No copy paste. I was wondering if I can do something with my little ...
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Temperature converter with JavaScript

This is one of my first simple javascript projects. Feedback is appreciated! Basically, everytime the select option is changed, the result is shown. ...
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Binary, octal, decimal, and hexadecimal conversion in Elisp

Every once in a while I need to convert numbers between bases. As far as I'm aware there are no existing commands that let you do this in Emacs, so I added some. These functions convert numbers at ...
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Temperature conversion in JavaScript

I've made a simple console application using JavaScript, NodeJS and yargs. index.js This is the startup file. ...
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Bash time converter

This is a simple script to convert a given unit of time to other units of time. I wrote this mainly to practice writing scripts that incorporate positional parameters. It actually turned out better ...
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French Republican date conversion

This program converts a date given from the French Republican Calendar to the corresponding date in our standard Gregorian Calendar. I'm looking for some improvements that I should start making in my ...