The latest issue (37:7) of the WROCC (Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club) newsletter has been sent out, and tucked away within it at the bottom of page five is a piece of show news: The next Wakefield Show will take place on Saturday, 18th April, 20201. That’s the weekend after Easter and exactly eight weeks […]
Hang on, have I written the Southwest Show report yet? Ah, yes. What about Wakefield? Er… The countdown until the end of the Long Gap, when the RISC OS London Show takes place, has now ticked down to twenty days. It takes place on Saturday, 26th October at the St Giles Hotel, Feltham – so […]
Kevin Wells has updated his Currency application, which allows users to check exchange rates by tasking Wget to obtain data from the Free Currency Converter API site. The new version gains the ability to save the last eight days of exchange rates as either HTML for displaying in a web browser, or CSV for loading […]
The next chance for RISC OS users in the Southampton area to meet up, chat, discuss or show off their latest hardware and software projects, and so on, will be on Tuesday, 8th October from 7:00pm until 9:00pm. The meeting will take place in the Sports Centre of Itchen College, Deacon Road, Southampton. The car […]
Gavin Crawford will be talking at the next Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club (WROCC) meeting on his use of Ovation Pro – one of RISC OS’ desktop publishing packages, and the only one that runs natively on 32-bit platforms. Gavin has used the software to produce professionally printed hard back books, and has put RISC […]
Richard Ashbery has updated his Graphic Programming Website, on which he provides a handy introduction to writing graphical ditties in BBC BASIC. This update inserts a section 6, entitled Animated Patterns, on which there is a zip file to download containing over thirty programs to run, edit, and just enjoy. Referring to the page, Richard […]
You’ve heard of ARM’s big:LITTLE? CJE Micro’s has now moved to bigger premises in LITTLEhampton The little shop with a lot of stock is now a slightly bigger shop with a lot of stock. CJE Micro’s has moved from its previous home in Worthing, where it has been for over thirty six years to new, […]
Kevin Wells has released a new version of BusTimes, his application that allows RISC OS users to find the times and routes for buses, based on the stop the user needs to use. The software does this by using Wget to talk to the TransportAPI website.
If you want to gain a better understanding of the different ways to get RISC OS computers connected – be that to the world beyond your own four walls, or to other systems within them – then a visit to the next Midland User Group meeting might not be a bad idea.
Everybody chant “There’s only one Rob Sprowson!” Monday, 16th September is when the RISC OS User Group of London (ROUGOL) next meets up, and the original plan was for Elesar Ltd‘s Rob Sprowson to be the guest speaker for the meeting, at which he was planning to reveal a new, hitherto mystery product currently in […]