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News nybble: Improved VKeyboard now available

Kevin Wells has updated VKeyboard, his application that presents the user with an on-screen keyboard, driven by the mouse. Whenever a key is clicked on, the relevant character is inserted into the keyboard buffer, and the system then sees it as a normal keypress and passes it to the application that has the input focus. […]

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News nybble: TrainTimes updated

Kevin Wells has released an updated version of TrainTimes, his application for finding out the times of trains due in at a given railway station. The update brings with it a similar function to the not unrelated BusTimes, in that it now politely informs you when there are no trains expected at the station (though […]

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BusTimes gains more stops

Kevin Wells has released version 1.02 of his bus timetable application, BusTimes. The software can show the user which buses arrive at a given stop and at what times, and clicking on a button for a particular bus will display its route and timetable.

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StreetFix fixed

TrainTimes also fixed, but that ruins the play on words in the title! Kevin Wells has released small updates to two of his applications, StreetFix and TrainTimes. In both cases, the updates address bugs in the programs, with one of those bugs shared by both.

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News nybble: Become a Kquiz Kquizmaster

Kevin Wells has released a new version of Kquiz. The application – which needs wget to operate, because it draws its data from the Open Trivia Database website –  offers the sort of trivia questions you might encounter in quizzes. As such, it allows you to hone your knowledge in all sorts of areas of […]

Snippets (mixed news)

Snippets – 14th August, 2018

A round-up of news items found anywhere but the RISCOSitory news submission address! With time rarely being on my side, I’m always glad when people who release software or other resources for RISC OS, or who do anything else relevant to the platform let me know about it by sending their news to the email […]

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News nybble: MPdata+ brings local elections to the RISC OS desktop

Kevin Wells’ application for displaying information about your local representitive, MPdata+, has gained another new feature – it can now tell you when there are upcoming elections in your local area. The program uses wget to fetch data from remote sites, parse it, and then present it in a RISC OS window, and for the […]

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News bit: Lcheck receives some bug fixes

Kevin Wells’ multi-lottery result checking application, Lcheck – which uses Wget to fetch the results and then parses and displays them in a user friendly format – has been updated to squash a couple of bugs.

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News nybble: Build your own virtual keyboard

Kevin Wells has released a new version of VKeyboard, his application that presents the user with an on-screen ‘virtual’ keyboard, driven by the mouse. A click on a given key causes the relevant character to be inserted in the keyboard buffer, and thus sent to whichever running application has the cursor, just as if the […]