Jan 152017
 

Wrapped up well, fed hot soup.

RISC OS Open LtdRISC OS Open Limited have released a new version of the Desktop Development Environment (DDE), the set of tools used by many developers for writing software for RISC OS, as well as anyone working on the operating system itself.

The primary focus of the new release (aka DDE27) is the relocation of zero page, currently only included in release candidate versions of the operating system, but which will eventually find its way into a formal release version. As such, this version of the tools is itself free of any problems on such builds – according to ROOL, “In DDE27 the remaining illegal accesses which have been reported have been fixed.” Continue reading »

 January 15, 2017  Posted by  Announcements Tagged with: , , , , , , ,
Feb 222016
 

…by way of ROOL – that’ll be RISC OS Open Logistics, then!

Titanium motherboardIf you’re in the market for some swanky new hardware from Elesar Ltd and want to shave off the price of shipping, you can purchase it online and arrange for collection at the Southwest Show, which takes place on Saturday, 27th February. Continue reading »

 February 22, 2016  Posted by  Shows Tagged with: , , ,
Oct 232015
 

Announcement from Steve Revill, 23rd October, 2015.

Visitors to the London show this weekend may wish to drop by the ROOL stand to take a sneak peek at a brand new Cortex-A15 motherboard designed with RISC OS in mind, which has kindly been loaned to ROOL for the duration of the show. Continue reading »

Sep 192015
 

ROOLing, ROOLing, ROOLing… ROUGOL!

21st September is the date of the next husking bee for ROUGOL – the RISC OS User Group of London – and this month the group’s guest speaker will be Rob Sprowson (aka Sprow), who will be there yammering about what RISC OS Open Ltd (ROOL) have been up to over the past year, as well as what they have planned for the future. Continue reading »

 September 19, 2015  Posted by  User groups Tagged with: , , , , ,
Feb 072015
 

Question: Where can you find a Raspberry Pi 2, a new Style Guide, and a robot arm, all together? (Um. Have I got the question and answer the wrong way around?)

RISC OS Open Ltd have confirmed that they will be appearing at the RISC OS Southwest Show on Saturday, 21st February, at the Webbington Hotel, Loxton – and that they’ll have some interesting goodies to entertain and/or sell to visitors. Continue reading »

 February 7, 2015  Posted by  Shows Tagged with: , , , , ,
Jan 072015
 

Show ’em the money!

RISC OS Open Ltd, responsible for managing the RISC OS 5 source code, have announced another run of bounty matching for this month.

The bounty scheme was launched in 2011 as a way to allow members of the RISC OS community to contribute funds towards the development of certain aspects of RISC OS. A number of different bounties are listed on the RISC OS Open website, and people can send money to go towards whichever one(s) they see fit. Continue reading »

 January 7, 2015  Posted by  News Tagged with: , ,