London Show next Saturday

Organised as an online event last year because of the pandemic, the RISC OS London Show is returning to the physical world this year, and will take place on Saturday, 30th October, at its customary venue: St Giles Hotel,Feltham,TW14 9AD. The doors will be open to the public from 11:00am until 5:00pm, with an entry fee of £5.00 for adults – under-16s can get in for free.

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Compare RISC OS distributions with ROUGOL – 20th September

Depending on which platform you use, there may be a number of different options available to you for RISC OS itself. As well as the standard distribution from RISC OS Open Ltd (ROOL), for example, there’s also the ePic option, also from ROOL, which – for a price – adds a great deal of bundled commercial software. Then there’s RISC OS Direct from RISC OS Developments Ltd, and if you’re opting for an emulated solution, what about older versions of RISC OS?

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And the winner is…

…to be announced on Monday, 16th August! The annual RISC OS Awards poll was brought to a close recently a month and a half ago and it’s now time to reveal the results. This would normally be done in the form of a thread on the RISCOSitory Twitter account followed by a post here on the site, with the Awards website itself then updated accordingly… This year, however, things are being handled a little differently.

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Introducing the DARIC programming language at ROUGOL – 15th March

The next RISC OS User Group of London (ROUGOL) meeting will take place on Monday, 15th March, and once again it will be an online event, held using the Zoom video conferencing system. The guest speaker will be Daryl Dudey, talking on the subject of DARIC, a programming language he has been developing for both RISC OS and Windows.

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ROUGOL talks optical disc burning with Steffen Huber

If you’re out and about in or near London on Monday, 15th February… ask yourself what you’re doing, then get yourself home. Once there, consider setting up a suitable computer to join the meeting of the RISC OS User Group of London (ROUGOL) which takes place that evening. The guest speaker will be Steffen Huber, covering the subject of putting data on optical discs – CDs, DVDs, and Blu-Rays – using his CDVDBurn 3 software.

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Both R-Comp and RISC OS Developments to give talks to ROUGOL on 14th December

And Andrew Rawnsley will be doing an ‘AMA’ as well. What a bargain! The next RISC OS User Group of London (ROUGOL) meeting will take place on 14th December, which is a week earlier than it normally would – the second Monday of the month rather than the usual third. This month there will be a talk on behalf of RISC OS Developments Ltd about some of their projects, given by Andrew Rawnsley, followed by a talk about the latest R-Comp products, given by (checks notes) Andrew Rawnsley. And following…

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