Administrivia

Administrivia: RISCOSitory opening up for reviews

You write ’em and send ’em, and I may put ’em online. Until now, RISCOSitory has not carried product reviews. The main reason for this is that the site is run with no financial reward – only costs. As such, I didn’t want to commit to spending even more time working on the site than […]

Publications

News nybble: Archive magazine issue 24:4 may be arriving soon

Something to read on the train on the way to the show, perhaps? A little bird has informed me that the next issue of the lesser-spotted Archive Magazine has been printed and was being bundled into envelopes the other day. With the Wakefield Show now just six days away, the obvious thing to infer is […]

Software

News nybble: Weave updated (post, er, updated!)

That’ll be mark up creation all sewn up, then. Gavin Wraith has released a new version of Weave, an application that can generate web pages from scripts, and thus remove any need to understand either HTML or CSS. The script language used is a subset of Lua, so anyone who writes programs in that language […]

Magazines

News nybble: Spot the lesser-spotted Archive at the London Show

One of the rarest species these days in the world of RISC OS is the Lesser-spotted Archive – well, more specifically, it’s new editions of the Lesser-spotted Archive. However, the London Show, which opens its doors to the public in a little over an hour from now, is expected to be the scene of a […]

Misc

Archive’s ex-ed cycling for charity

Have a heart: Flash that cash! Ex-editor of Archive magazine, Paul Beverley, is embarking on a 940-mile solo bicycle ride in order to raise money for the British Heart Foundation. He will be setting off from John o’Groats on 21st April, and aiming to cycle an average of just over 67 miles each day, to […]

Magazines

Drag ‘n Drop ceases publication

For real this time, apparently – no word of a lie. Long-time RISC OS fan and editor of Drag ‘n Drop magazine, Paul Stewart has announced the closure of the PDF-based magazine with immediate effect. Paul launched Drag ‘n Drop in 2009, and published four issues per year/volume, costing £3.00 each. In October 2011, shortly […]

Publications

Archive 22:12 sampler, R-Comp hints at new ARM based hardware

Showing a level of initiative often sadly lacking these days in the RISC OS community, the current editor and publisher of Archive Magazine, Jim Nagel, has made available a sampler of issue 22:12 (volume 22, issue 12). His main motivation for doing this is that the physical magazine is only due back from the printers […]