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Announcements Software

News nybble: StreetFix exports GPX files of report locations

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 […]

User groups

ROUGOL looks at RISC OS Direct – Monday, 16th March

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 […]

Videos

Videos from the Southwest Show now online

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.

Websites

News nybble: Parametric equations on graphics programming website

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 […]

Software

QrCode gains WiFi support

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:

Shows

Southwest Show – final round up of pre-show news

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 […]