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Improved GPX output in BusTimes 1.13

Kevin Wells’ BusTimes application provides a means for RISC OS users who travel by bus to look up information online about particular stops – retrieving the times for buses that stop there, and additional route information about them. It does this by using Wget to communicate under the hood with the TransportAPI website.

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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 […]

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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:

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Bug fixes for MPData+

With a general election so recently behind us and a new set of Members of Parliament now in the House of Commons, Kevin Wells has released a new version of MPData+ – his application that allows RISC OS users to access data about their local MP.

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MACadd a vCard to your address book

Kevin Wells has released version 1.05 of MACadd, his application to dig into the details of any given MAC address. The new version allows the company name and address behind the MAC address to be exported as a vCard file, ready for importing into a contact database.

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BusTimes can now launch GPX files

BusTimes, Kevin Wells’ application for finding out bus and bus stop timetables has been brought up to version 1.11, and along with some bug fixes, it now allows GPX files of the bus route to be launched, if an application that can handle them has been seen by the filer.

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News nybble: TrainTimes 1.12 arrives at multiple stations

Kevin Wells has released a new version of TrainTimes, his software that looks up information about train and station timetables and routes via the Transport API website using Wget. The new version follows a similar route to BusTimes (which performs the same task for buses) in that it now allows multiple stations to be added […]

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News nybble: QrCode catches ANTs in its web

Kevin Wells has released version 1.04 of QrCode, his application that uses Wget to access the QR Code Generator website API in order to do what it says on the tin: Generate QR Codes – those ‘square’ bar codes you sometimes see. The new version now supports ANT URL and Acorn URI files being dragged […]