The first solid-state electronic calculator was created in the early 1960s. Pocket-sized devices became available in the 1970s, especially after the Intel 4004, the first microprocessor, was developed by Intel for the Japanese calculator company Busicom. They later became used commonly within the petroleum industry (oil and gas). Find more on wikipedia page...
In this series of missions you are going to build an elementary calculator.
As an input, you get a sequence of keys pressed, and, as the result of that function, you should show what will be shown on the screen when the last key is pressed. Be attentive, it's not always the result of the expression. Actually, playing with the physical calculator or app will really help you to catch edge cases.
In the first mission only digits and single signs (only +, -, =) between them are used.
- beginning zeros should be removed, only-zeros number - converted to single zero.
assert calculator("000000") == "0" assert calculator("0000123") == "123" assert calculator("12") == "12" assert calculator("+12") == "12"
How it’s used: Calculators are widely used. Understanding the principles of its input and output are interesting and useful.
Precondition: Allowed characters: digits (0-9), single signs plus (+), minus (-) or equation (=) between digit blocks. NO combinations of signs (+=, +- etc.).
CheckiO Extensions allow you to use local files to solve missions. More info in a blog post.
In order to install CheckiO client you'll need installed Python (version at least 3.8)
Install CheckiO Client first:
pip3 install checkio_client
Configure your tool
checkio --domain=py config --key=
Sync solutions into your local folder
(in beta testing) Launch local server so your browser can use it and sync solution between local file end extension on the fly. (doesn't work for safari)
checkio serv -d
Alternatevly, you can install Chrome extension or FF addon
checkio install-plugin --ff
checkio install-plugin --chromium