News nybble: QrCode version 2.01

Kevin Wells has released a point update to his application for generating QR Codes. New in this version is the ability to create a QR Code for geo-location purposes, containing longitude and latitude information. The program has also had a small bug addressed that could result in a notable delay when fetching QR Codes of a certain size. The software uses Wget to make use of the QR Code Generator website, and it was the use of an asterisk rather than an ampersand when fetching that caused the delay.

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QrCode rewritten, becomes version 2.00

Kevin Wells has released a new version of his application for turning small amounts of textual information into two dimensional bar codes, aka ‘Quick Response’ codes. These can provide a quick way for people to transfer information into devices that can read them – for example smart phones using a bar code scanner application – such as URLs, contact details, WiFi keys, and so on.

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Snippets – 28th November, 2015

With the end of November rapidly approaching, and with it the deadline for preparing the RISC OS Awards poll for 2015 (coming soon, folks), here are some news items that have previously either slipped under the RISCOSitory RADAR (it came with the bunker, doncherknow), or which were held back for a snippets post. Like this one!

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