BusTimes 1.17 arriving now

If you need to use public transport – whether regularly, occasionally, or as a one off – it’s handy if you can plan your route, and while there are websites that will enable you to do so they may not work well (if at all) on RISC OS. This is where Kevin Wells’ BusTimes application comes in, a standalone application that uses Wget to fetch the data it needs from the Transport API site. Kevin has just released version 1.17 of the application.

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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: Minor BusTimes update

Small update to the program – not an update to do with small buses Kevin Wells has released another version of BusTimes, his application that uses Wget to interrogate the Transport API website and return information about bus (and bus stop) timetables. The new version fixes a problem whereby, depending on the data source used by the API provider for the specific request, that returned data could cause the program to crash.

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