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With Windows Media Center having taken the last death blow from Microsoft, the Roku 4 might make switching less painless.   Roku 4 pre-order.  Expected Ship Date 10/21/2015. https://www.roku.com/products/roku-4
Python Tip Calculator I was reviewing some fundamental tutorials covering Python programming and used this code below to create a simple Tip Calculator.  ( https://www.codecademy.com/learn ) Nothing Fancy!! This was just for learning, but was kind of fun.  You can easily elaborate on what is provided by adding some additional conditionals with elif and/or else. **Code provided below for easy copy/paste. ######################################################## import sys import datetime meal = float(input('Please Enter the Meal Cost:  ')) tax = float(input('Please Enter the Tax %:  ')) tip = float(input('Please Enter the Tip Percentage %:  ')) date = datetime.datetime.now() if tax >= 0:     tax = tax * .01 if tip >= 0:     tip = tip * .01 meal = meal + meal * tax total = meal + meal * tip output = round(total,2) print("\nTOTAL\n") print(date.strftime("%I:%M:%S %m/%d/%Y"),'\n$',output,'\