Kevin Wells has updated StreetFix, his software that allows RISC OS users to report problems to local authorities, such as potholes, broken street lights, etc. Using Wget, the software interfaces with the FixMyStreet website to do this. It can also be used to look at existing reports, and version 1.02 of the software allows those […]
At the recent Southwest Show, a new game was being shown off and sold to show-goers by AMCOG Games – and as of a few days ago, that game is now available to purchase via !Store.
Although it’s really aimed at new users, anyone can download and use it, so With the launch of the new distribution of RISC OS for the Raspberry Pi, called RISC OS Direct, existing users of the operating system may be wondering what’s in it and whether or not they should consider switching to it for […]
Bristol RISC OS users can next get together for an informal drink and/or meal on Wednesday, 11th March. Starting from around 7:30pm, the place to head for is:
The next regular meeting for RISC OS users in the Southampton area will take place on Tuesday, 10th March, at the usual location:
The Wakefield RISC OS Computer Club‘s next meeting will feature Tony Bartram of AMCOG Games as guest speaker.
The RISC OS Southwest Show 2020 took place at the Arnos Manor Hotel in Bristol last week, and as usual the show talks were recorded. These are now online for the benefit of anyone who couldn’t make the show, or could but couldn’t attend the talks.
Richard Ashbery has added another section to his website on the subject of simple graphics programming in BBC BASIC V on RISC OS. Section 8 (which sounds ominously like some top secret government black ops outfit until you discover that it…) covers parametric (not paramilitary) equations. Ahem. Anyway… According to Richard, these equations can be […]
Wait! What? Oh… encoding access details in a QR code. As you were… Kevin Wells’ application for generating QR codes (two-dimensional bar codes) has been given some more attention, and version 1.07 of the application is now available to download. Two notable changes have been added to this version of QrCode:
As the countdown until this year’s Southwest Show ticks over into the final twenty four hours – the show takes place tomorrow, Saturday, 22nd February at the Arnos Manor Hotel in Bristol – a few press releases and announcements have found their way to me. I can’t spend any real time crafting individual articles this […]