I frequently found myself doing relative simple calculations over and over again, such as the future value of an investment. A spreadsheet works fine if you always calculate in the same direction (i.e. calculate the future value based on present value, interest and duration), but I usually want to jump around a bit, calculating back and forth between parameters (e.g. what interest rate would be needed to get this future value).
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I found myself firing up a calculator every time I needed to base-convert a number from/to hex or octal. So I wrote a very simple HTML-page that I added to my dashboard that does just this.
I never had a course in aerodynamics. If I had, I might have programmed a power-calculator myself, but I doubt that it would have been as complete and easy-to-use as this calculator.
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