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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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News nybble: QrCode bins MeCards, picks up vCards

Kevin Wells’ application QrCode has been updated to version 1.06, in which MeCard support – only very recently added – has been dropped in favour of vCard support. The latter Virtual Contact File (VCF) format is more flexible, offering more fields, and is more widely used. At the same time, Kevin has switched from BBC […]

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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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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 […]

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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, […]