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News nybble: Currency now peeks into very recent history

Kevin Wells has released a new version of Currency, an application that uses Wget to interrogate the Free Currency Converter API in order to examine exchange rates. Version 1.09 of the software sees it updated to use version 7 of the API, which adds the benefit of being able to look at the exchange rates […]

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News nybble: BusTimes 1.07 released

A new version of Kevin Wells’ BusTimes application has been released. The software’s purpose is to look up the timetables for buses and stops, and version 1.07 allows the user to interrogate the times at any given stop along the route of the bus at which they are currently looking. The software uses Wget to […]

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News nybble: TrainTimes gains HTML output

Kevin Wells has released an update to TrainTimes, bringing it up to version 1.11. The software uses Wget to interrogate the TransportAPI website and return information about train and station timetables, and one of the improvements in this release is that users no longer need to register themselves with the TransportAPI site for their own […]

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News nybble: MACadd gets a bug fix

Kevin Wells has released another new version of MACadd, his application that looks up MAC addresses online and displays the found information. The latest version benefits from the removal of a bug whereby the application could crash if the MAC address being checked is either invalid, or not in the database of the MAC Vendors […]

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News nybble: Save your bus route timetables

Following a similar facility being added recently to TrainTimes, Keven Wells has added a save facility to BusTimes – which performs a similar timetable look-up function as the first application, but for buses and stops rather than trains and stations. Kevin has also uploaded a short video demonstrating the new feature. Both pieces of software […]

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News nybble: TrainTimes gains save facility

Kevin Wells’ wget-based application for retrieving railway station timetables from the TransportAPI website can now save those timetables as either a text or CSV file, ready for loading into other applications. Now at version 1.08, TrainTimes is a free download, and Kevin has uploaded a short video demonstrating the new feature.

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News nybble: TrainTimes 1.06 now available

Kevin Wells has released another update to his TrainTimes application, which uses Wget to display information about trains due at any given UK railway station via the TransportAPI website, and thence about those trains themselves. The update to version 1.06 contains a few small fixes. Firstly, When the number of trains due is either ten […]

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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.