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News nybble: RandUser updated to version 1.02

Kevin Wells’ application for generating random users and data about them, ideal for generating test data for databases that need to be populated with data about people, has been updated to version 1.02. RandUser, which uses Wget to use the API provided by the Random User Generator website, now supports version 1.3 of that API, […]

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News nybble: Butterfly screen saver now available on !Store

If you look at Richard Ashbery’s Graphics Programming website, and in particular at the Animated Graphics examples, you’ll notice an animated GIF that isn’t included in the programs that can be downloaded from the site – but if you want to see the program in action, it is now possible to download it via !Store, […]

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News nybble: Currency now outputs CSV and HTML

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 […]

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R-Comp releases tool to protect RISC OS computers from prying eyes

Lock down, lock all eyes out – there’s no way to pry!1. New-ish2 from R-Comp is an application designed to lock down your RISC OS computers in a way similar to other platforms. On those platforms, it’s normal to be prompted to enter a password at start-up, and possibly when the machine has been left […]

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News nybble: Minor BusTimes update

Small update to the program – not an update to do with small buses Kevin Wells has released another version of BusTimes, his application that uses Wget to interrogate the Transport API website and return information about bus (and bus stop) timetables. The new version fixes a problem whereby, depending on the data source used […]

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News nybble: Kquiz has been updated – true or false?

If you said ‘true’ you’d be right! Kevin Wells has released a new version of his Kquiz application, which makes use of Wget to draw a series of quiz questions from the Open Trivia Database. Those questions are then presented to the user in a RISC OS window, with the application keeping a count of […]