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For example, an activity of 9.0 indicates that a project is amongst the top 10% of the most actively developed projects that we are tracking.
Calc.exe is now open source; there’s surprising depth in its ancient code (2019)
4 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 25 Mar 2021
PSA: Here's another, much more feature-rich calculator called Expression Calculator (or Global Calculator sold in Germany in 1997), written in Delphi - https://github.com/dblock/excalc, full source code and a working executable that still runs on any version of Windows.
How and why Relational Model works for databases
4 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 17 Jan 2022
I could see how someone would get that impression If they've only worked at companies who only exist solely to light VC cash on fire.
It's an incorrect impression, obviously.
For >20 year old code, Calc.exe is just one example off the top of my head - https://github.com/Microsoft/calculator
The majority of the products I've personally worked on over my 15 year career in software development are still doing useful things and contain code written more than 20 years ago.
How are the system Windows 11 applications made?
1 project | reddit.com/r/dotnet | 15 Jan 2022
Good C# Source Code
9 projects | reddit.com/r/csharp | 6 Jan 2022
Windows Calculator (Its C# and C++ mixed)
Rewrite KCalc app?
1 project | reddit.com/r/kde | 16 Nov 2021
I would like to contribute but have no experience in this department. Check Microsoft Calculator. It have a lot of good features.
Microsoft publishes UWP to Win32 migration details
Calculator and Terminal are pure UWP applications.
Fair point. See: https://github.com/microsoft/calculator/issues/893
The UI is C#.
Trying to make a calculator
1 project | reddit.com/r/csharp | 19 Oct 2021
Is it realistically possible to add functionality to a desktop app?
1 project | reddit.com/r/learnprogramming | 6 Sep 2021
If the source code to the program has been published, like the Windows calculator, it's much easier to modify.
What are some alternatives?
Ammonite-Ops - Scala Scripting
libqalculate - Qalculate! library and CLI
UWPDumper - DLL and Injector for dumping UWP applications at run-time to bypass encrypted file system protection.
OpenSeesPy - A place of OpenSeesPy resources
Varian-Code-Samples - Code samples for ESAPI and other Varian APIs and web services.
mariadbpp - C++ client library for MariaDB.
OCS Inventory NG - OCS Inventory NG Agent for Windows
dolphin - Dolphin is a GameCube / Wii emulator, allowing you to play games for these two platforms on PC with improvements.
lua-language-server - Lua Language Server coded by Lua
vscodium - binary releases of VS Code without MS branding/telemetry/licensing
terminal - The new Windows Terminal and the original Windows console host, all in the same place!
simple-tic-tac-toe - Simple Tic-Tac-Toe using C++