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Offline flashsteam

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Engineering calculator
« on: February 15, 2019, 09:24:29 PM »
Hi I run a small forum that is technical in nature Its based on renewable energy  fieldines.com

We have been looking to embed engineering calculators

We started with this with  https://www.allaboutcircuits.com/tools 

We were able to embed all the calculators. Unfortunately we had no permission to do that, and had to remove it.

Then we found another https://joshmadison.com/convert-for-windows

We have a coder working for us but the windows calculator wont work.

Is there any Mods that can do that or are we stuck.

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Re: Engineering calculator
« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2019, 03:10:19 AM »
You can’t embed a Windows program into the forum, and I don’t know any mods that would work for you either :(
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Re: Engineering calculator
« Reply #2 on: February 16, 2019, 10:38:58 AM »
Thanks for the reply I was told that, but wanted check with you guys thanks.

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Re: Engineering calculator
« Reply #3 on: February 16, 2019, 12:45:03 PM »
I would look at a freelancer/coder.  Those seem like something that should easy to build out.
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Re: Engineering calculator
« Reply #4 on: February 16, 2019, 01:29:10 PM »
This might be a good question for Study Force...   
https://www.simplemachines.org/community/index.php?action=profile;u=261870
https://biology-forums.com/

I seem to recall a few threads here about display of mathematical formulas, such as:
https://www.simplemachines.org/community/index.php?topic=241631.msg1558348#msg1558348

Which will lead you here:
http://custom.simplemachines.org/mods/index.php?mod=1111
http://www.forkosh.com/mimetex.html

But even those mods are looking a little old...

EDIT:   More display tools here:
http://custom.simplemachines.org/mods/index.php?action=search;basic_search=latex
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Re: Engineering calculator
« Reply #5 on: February 16, 2019, 03:05:55 PM »
My suggestion would be to write or find for free PHP scripts that'll do precisely that. There are plenty out there, do a search on github. Embedding a windows executable is possible, though in this particular case most conversions can be done via simple scripts. This was my idea years ago too.

On a side note, this forum would really benefit from a mentions mod, as I accidentally stumbled upon this thread

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Re: Engineering calculator
« Reply #6 on: February 16, 2019, 04:00:26 PM »
My suggestion would be to write or find for free PHP scripts that'll do precisely that. There are plenty out there, do a search on github. Embedding a windows executable is possible, though in this particular case most conversions can be done via simple scripts. This was my idea years ago too.

On a side note, this forum would really benefit from a mentions mod, as I accidentally stumbled upon this thread

Please explain, how would you embed a Windows executable on a website short of building some mutant JS client that can speak RDP to a real Windows machine? Or, for that matter running the Win95 JSVM that struggles to emulate a 386 in terms of speed (Note, not the same as just offering a Windows download.)

Also, mentions is in 2.1.
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Re: Engineering calculator
« Reply #7 on: February 16, 2019, 04:48:16 PM »
I don't know, but I was referring to just that, I've seen emulators online that simulate roms and even windows 95, but that's a terrible approach to this user's problem

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Re: Engineering calculator
« Reply #8 on: February 16, 2019, 11:00:30 PM »
The OP seems to need just a simple convert tool (metric to imperial and vice versa), that's it (I think it's pretty obvious from the second link in the first post of the thread)... though I don't see that as a problem for running a forum and this can be done with Google (it's just a few clicks and a tab away)... my 2 cents.
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