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 […]


News nybble: qoppa loada this website generator

Gavin Wraith has released a new tool for generating websites and updating individual web pages. Called Qoppa, the application is – unsurprisingly – built on RiscLua, and it will parse the directory in which it is placed, generating web pages from those files. The files can contain HTML or some limited ‘markdown’, get a default […]

User groups

Shoot for the moon at ROUGOL – 16th November

Lua and Dynamic Linking to be discussed by Gavin Wraith. Meeting on the third Monday of each month, the RISC OS User Group of London‘s next shindig takes place on Monday, 16th November – and this time around, the guest speaker is Gavin Wraith, the long-time maintainer of RiscLua.


RiscLua 5.70 revisited

More than a mouthful snippet! The September 22nd Snippets post included mention of an update to programming language RiscLua, bringing it up to version 5.70, which current developer Gavin Wraith announced in August. Gavin has since been in touch with a follow-up to his original announcement,

Snippets (mixed news)

Snippets – 22nd September 2013

Wake catch up! wake catch up! King news in a Catholic RISCOSitory style. When I resurrected the Snippets format back in July, I commented that it hadn’t brought me entirely up to date with RISC OS news and, with the Midlands Show fast approaching at that point, I predicted that I would very likely fall […]


Absoluately new

Absoluately fabuluas. RiscLua is a dialect of Lua adapted for use on RISC OS computer systems, and its maintainer, Gavin Wraith, has reorganised the download page on the RiscLua website, and added a handy new application for developers using the language. The download page now has the distribution split into separate, smaller zip files containing […]


RiscLua: An alternative programming language for RISC OS systems

Gavin Wraith has been in touch with a little information about RiscLua, a version of the Lua programming language adapted for RISC OS computer systems, and further developed over the last ten years. It seems that RiscLua was updated to version 5.40 in November 2011, a piece of news that was overlooked on this site. […]