Announcing the Open Sourcing of Windows Calculator

Today, we’re excited to announce that we are open sourcing Windows Calculator on GitHub under the MIT License. This includes the source code, build system, unit tests, and product roadmap.

https://blogs.windows.com/buildingapps/2019/03/06/announcing-the-open-sourcing-of-windows-calculator/
I assume, this hint is more about collecting ideas and to tout Microsoft technologies. One of them calls "Azure Pipelines", not to confuse with "CMS Pipelines". In its completeness I hardly miss it on the PC. See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CMS_Pipelines

If it is about calculators, I prefere emulators of existing models which run the firmware of the original. For example V41 from http://www.hp41.org
Or some more here: https://hp.giesselink.com/ (Once even HP used those emulators to develop new models) For these you need to copy the firmware of the calculator you own.

Or a simple 4-banger that looks nice: http://www.stehlin.net/hpclub/Aristo/4-banger.zip
-- my first Windows program.
Thomas1965, I saw something about Open Sourcing of Windows Calculator a few days ago but as I didn't find the first(?) open sourcing like this useful, I think it was just a code dump, I paid little attention to this.

Your post gave just enough to pique my interest and go and read the announcement, thanks.
The Windows Calculator? I can't even get it to run on a Windows 10 machine, but anyone know of the trick where if you type in "1/255" and then click on F-E, the calc.exe crashes?

Guess we'll be able to figure out why that happens now.
but anyone know of the trick where if you type in "1/255" and then click on F-E, the calc.exe crashes?

my tricks with calculators ended with 5318008. :0)
I wish it was the 7 or 8 calc, the 10 calc sucks.

anyone know of the trick where if you type in "1/255" and then click on F-E, the calc.exe crashes?
That must be a pretty old bug. I tried it on two different Windows 10 installations and it didn't happen on either.
Whoops my directions from memory were wrong. I just tried it on a Windows 7 machine, the steps are
1. Open calc.exe
2. Switch to Scientific
3. Enter 1, then [ / ], then 255, then press [ = ].
4. Finally, press [ F-E ].

Crashes for me, I think it might happen in Win10 too.
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"The Windows Calculator? I can't even get it to run on a Windows 10 machine

The "Trusted Microsoft Store app" calculator with the latest Windows build (version 1809, build 17763.348) works for me.

Calculator 10.1812.10048.0
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