The JavaScript Calculator

Extend the previous application code to make a calculator: the front end html has fields for 2 input numbers and the operations add, subtract, multiple, divide, and a field for the output. The back end server does the work, takes the input and sends back the result. Use CSS to make it look like a day at the Caribbean beach.
To extend the previous application code to create a calculator with a front-end HTML form for two input numbers and the operations add, subtract, multiply, divide, and a field for the output, follow these steps:
Set up the backend (app.js):
Update the backend to handle the calculation requests.
Create a public directory with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript files:
index.html: Main HTML file.
styles.css: CSS file for styling.
script.js: JavaScript file for handling interactions.
Here is the complete implementation:
Step 1: Backend (app.js)
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const express = require('express');
const bodyParser = require('body-parser');
const app = express();
const port = 3000;

// Middleware to serve static files and parse URL-encoded data from the form
app.use(bodyParser.urlencoded({ extended: true }));

// Route to handle calculation'/calculate', (req, res) => {
const { num1, num2, operation } = req.body;
let result;

const number1 = parseFloat(num1);
const number2 = parseFloat(num2);

switch (operation) {
case 'add':
result = number1 + number2;
case 'subtract':
result = number1 - number2;
case 'multiply':
result = number1 * number2;
case 'divide':
result = number1 / number2;
result = 'Invalid operation';

res.json({ result });

app.listen(port, () => {
console.log(`App listening at http://localhost:${port}`);

Step 2: Frontend (public/index.html)
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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<meta charset="UTF-8">
<meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0">
<link rel="stylesheet" href="styles.css">
<h1>Caribbean Beach Calculator</h1>
<div class="calculator">
<input type="number" id="num1" placeholder="Enter first number">
<select id="operation">
<option value="add">Add</option>
<option value="subtract">Subtract</option>
<option value="multiply">Multiply</option>
<option value="divide">Divide</option>
<input type="number" id="num2" placeholder="Enter second number">
<button id="calculateButton">Calculate</button>
<p id="result"></p>
<script src="script.js"></script>

Step 3: CSS (public/styles.css)
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body {
font-family: Arial, sans-serif;
background-image: url(''); /* Replace with a URL to a beach image */
background-size: cover;
color: #fff;
text-align: center;
padding: 50px;

h1 {
margin-bottom: 20px;

.calculator {
background: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.5);
padding: 20px;
border-radius: 10px;
display: inline-block;

input, select, button {
margin: 10px 0;
padding: 10px;
font-size: 16px;
border: none;
border-radius: 5px;

button {
background-color: #4CAF50;
color: white;
cursor: pointer;

button:hover {
background-color: #45a049;

p#result {
font-size: 20px;
margin-top: 20px;

Step 4: JavaScript (public/script.js)
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document.addEventListener('DOMContentLoaded', () => {
document.getElementById('calculateButton').addEventListener('click', () => {
const num1 = document.getElementById('num1').value;
const num2 = document.getElementById('num2').value;
const operation = document.getElementById('operation').value;

fetch('/calculate', {
method: 'POST',
headers: {
'Content-Type': 'application/x-www-form-urlencoded'
body: new URLSearchParams({
.then(response => response.json())
.then(data => {
document.getElementById('result').innerText = `Result: ${data.result}`;

Running the application:
Save the above files in their respective locations.
Ensure you have a public directory with the files index.html, styles.css, and script.js.
Start the Node.js server:
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node app.js

Open your web browser and navigate to http://localhost:3000.
The backend (app.js) handles the calculation logic and serves static files.
The HTML file (index.html) provides a form with fields for two input numbers and a selection for the operation, along with a button to submit the form.
The CSS file (styles.css) styles the page to look like a day at the Caribbean beach.
The JavaScript file (script.js) handles the form submission, sends the data to the server, and updates the result on the page.
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