TrainTimes 2.01 released

An update has been released by Kevin Wells for his application that helps RISC OS users look-up railway timetables and other related information. Called TrainTimes, the software acts as a go-between by using Wget to relay the users’ selections to a remote provider, Real Time Trains and National Rail depending on what is being looked up, and to receive the results of that. Those results are then processed and displayed by the application itself.

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Arriving now: TrainTimes 2.00

Kevin Wells has released a new version of TrainTimes his application that makes it easy to check train timetables from the RISC OS desktop. A need to change the third party Application Programmer Interface (API) provider – the web-based resource used by the software to look up the information requested by the user – prompted Kevin to rewrite the application itself, leading to version 2.00.

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Cherry Bomb release, and Code the Classics update

Over the last couple of weeks, there have been a small handful of announcements arrive at the RISCOSitory bunker that I’ve been unable to deal with immediately, instead putting them on hold. As such you’ll see a small clutch of posts appearing shortly – and this one is actually a combination of two announcements, both from the same source and covering the same subject matter in two parts.

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12MinsTo9 – simple maths and sliding tiles

A completed game of 12MinsTo9 where the maximum achieved was 512

A very simple game that’s been around for about a decade is 2048, a sliding tile game in which the goal is to slide all of the numbered tiles in one of four directions, in order to cause collisions between two tiles bearing the same number, at which point they combine to become the total of the two.

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