News nybble: TrainTimes 1.16 steaming in

Hot on the heels of his update to BusTimes, Kevin Wells has released a new version of TrainTimes, an application that performs a similar function for trains. The software uses Wget to interface with the Transport API website to retrieve information about train times and stations, presenting the results in the RISC OS desktop. Version 1.16 gains the ability to save a station’s timetable in CSV format for importing into other applications, and a redesign of the Save dialogues.

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Scroll wheel support added to BusTimes and TrainTimes

The wheels Windows on the bus screen go scroll round and round up and down… Kevin Wells has released updates to two of his applications – BusTimes and TrainTimes – bringing them up to versions 1.16 and 1.15 respectively. The update adds scroll wheel support in both cases, so where they present a window that can be scrolled vertically, the wheel is now functional for that purpose.

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News nybble: TrainTimes version 1.14

Kevin Wells has followed up his recent update to BusTimes with a similar one to TrainTimes, bringing it up to version 1.14. While the purpose of BusTimes is to provide RISC OS users with access to bus stop timetable and bus route information via the Transport API website using Wget, TrainTimes offers similar facilities for trains and stations, and the update to version 1.14 allows station timetables to be saved – either the current time, or one chosen by the user.

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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 to its quick access menu. The application has also had a couple of bugs fixed: the calendar window now recognises that October is a 31 day month rather than falling short by a day, and…

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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 APPid or APPkey. As well as that change, making it more convenient for the end user, a new feature has been added; the ability to save the timetables displayed by the application in HTML format,…

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News nybble: TrainTimes updated to avoid crashes

No, no, not train crashes, you fools – application crashes! Kevin Wells has released an updated version of his TrainTimes application, which can be used to look up the trains due at a given station, to help planning any upcoming trips. Version 1.10 benefits from a bug fix that prevents it crashing when first run if a station had more than ten trains. The new version has also been updated to comply with a requirement of the Transport API website, which it draws upon as a data source using Wget.

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News nybble: TrainTimes gains crystal ball feature

Having recently updated his BusTimes application to allow forward planning for trips on the bus, Kevin Wells has now given the same treatment to TrainTimes. The application, which allows you to look at what trains are due at a specified station, can now do so at a date and time of your choosing. He has also uploaded a short video demonstrating the application and this new feature. The program draws its data from the Transport API website, so requires a working internet connection and a copy of Wget.

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