I've just started to use Mathematica and I'm using the free-form input a lot. The computation time for simple problems seems to take a lot of time and my CPU isn't really used at all. I first thought ...
I am interested in making a simple accounting style line calculator that allows me to interact with it something like this: ...
My application relies on the ability of users to enter text, and has several settings with a huge range of potential values best entered as strings (to comply with Wolfram's admonition to "choose your ...